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Malaysia Orders 1MDB Scandal Probe Overseen By Najib Razak

Malaysia Orders 1MDB Scandal Probe Overseen By Najib Razak

🕔10:07, 21.May 2018

Mahathir, a former mentor of Najib Razak who turned on him over 1MDB, is determined to breathe new life into democratic institutions that suffered under the ex-premier’s increasingly authoritarian rule and usher in a new dawn for the country.

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Anwar Ibrahim To Walk Free After Malaysia’s Royal Pardon

Anwar Ibrahim To Walk Free After Malaysia’s Royal Pardon

🕔10:03, 15.May 2018

Cracks have already emerged, with officials from Anwar Ibrahim’s party alleging that Mahathir bulldozed the announcement of three top Cabinet posts. Mahathir on Saturday named the finance, home affairs and defense ministers, who are leaders in his four-party alliance. He was initially supposed to name 10 ministers but appeared to have been stalled by horse-trading over positions.

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Najib Razak Quits As Leader Of Barisan Nasional (BN)

Najib Razak Quits As Leader Of Barisan Nasional (BN)

🕔10:28, 12.May 2018

“I have taken the decision to step down as president of Umno and chairman of Barisan Nasional immediately,” Malaysia’s scandal-hit former prime minister Najib Razak told a press conference.

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Mahathir Mohamad Biography and Profile

Mahathir Mohamad Biography and Profile

🕔09:11, 10.May 2018

Mahathir Mohamad was born on December 20, 1925, in Alor Setar, in the state of Kedah in northern Malaysia. His family was modest but stable, and his father was a respected teacher at an English language school.

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Rafizi Ramli Probed Under Malaysia’s Fake News Law

Rafizi Ramli Probed Under Malaysia’s Fake News Law

🕔14:53, 5.May 2018

Rafizi Ramli is under investigation over his remarks on social media about the filing of nomination papers for the election at a district in Negeri Sembilan state, Bernama reported, citing the state’s police chief Noor Azam Jamaludin.

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Mahathir Mohamad: The Interview

Mahathir Mohamad: The Interview

🕔16:19, 19.Apr 2018

Mahathir Mohamad predicted only a 50-50 chance of victory for the opposition “because of the government’s tendency to cheat, to threaten people, to use money, to even block the election process.”

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Mahathir Mohamad: 92 Years Old Ex-Malaysia PM to Run For Office

Mahathir Mohamad: 92 Years Old Ex-Malaysia PM to Run For Office

🕔14:41, 24.Jan 2018

“Seeking inspiration to fight Dark Forces,” read a tweet Mahathir posted in December with a photo of him and his wife watching ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’. It went viral, with over 8,500 retweets and around 15,000 likes.

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