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    1. September 2, 2015

      Malaysia’s economic frailty is all too familiar

      Malaysia is in the middle of a political maelstrom. But the country’s worries do not stop with the scandal affecting...

    2. September 2, 2015

      Malaysia police to question Mahathir Mohamad over rally

      Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s influential former prime minister, faces questioning by police as tensions deepen over his...

    1. August 31, 2015

      Malaysia’s political crisis in 5 numbers

      A marathon 34-hour rally in Malaysia at the weekend drew tens — perhaps even hundreds — of thousands to the streets of...

    2. August 30, 2015

      Najib Razak should allow full probe into bank funds

      This weekend thousands of Malaysians massed on the streets of Kuala Lumpur calling for the resignation of Najib Razak,...

    3. August 30, 2015

      Mahathir calls for ‘people power’ to topple Malaysia PM

      Protesters demand Najib Razak’s resignation Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's influential ex-prime minister, has called for...

    4. August 28, 2015

      Najib Razak, patrician premier mired in scandal

      This weekend tens of thousands of Malaysians will pour on to the streets of Kuala Lumpur to shout the name of their...

    5. August 28, 2015

      Malaysia political crisis poised for street showdown

      Malaysia’s growing political crisis is on the brink of a showdown as tens of thousands of protesters prepare to pour on...

    6. August 26, 2015

      Malaysia PM Najib Razak ‘has to go’, says ex-leader Mahathir

      Behind the political crisis engulfing Najib Razak, prime minister of Malaysia, lies nearly $700m that somehow made its...

    7. August 23, 2015

      Swiss launch criminal inquiry related to Malaysia’s 1MDB

      Attempts by Najib Razak, Malaysia’s embattled prime minister, to contain a financial scandal have taken a knock after...

    8. August 19, 2015

      Najib Razak has too much power for Malaysia’s good

      The story is that in March 2013 one or more unnamed Middle Eastern donors transferred a total of nearly $700m into the...

    9. August 9, 2015

      Malaysia can learn from Singapore’s governance

      Fifty years ago, Malaysia expelled Singapore from the federation and the two entities went their separate ways. So...

    10. August 6, 2015

      Malaysia PM Najib to be queried over $675m donation

      Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency said it would ask Najib Razak, the country’s embattled prime minister, to explain a...

    11. August 6, 2015

      Families of MH370 flight victims cautious over find

      The uncertainty torturing the family members of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 persists even...

    12. August 5, 2015

      Aircraft wreckage confirmed as coming from MH370

      A piece of aircraft wreckage washed up on a beach on the island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean last week is from...

    13. August 4, 2015

      Malaysia anti-graft agency says $675m in PM’s account was a donation

      A political storm in Malaysia over $675m deposited in the personal bank account of Prime Minister Najib Razak has taken...

    14. August 3, 2015

      Malaysia stocks and ringgit lead EM rout

      Although Malaysia’s currency has tumbled back to where it was in the late 1990s, the reasons this time around are...

    15. July 28, 2015

      Malaysia’s Najib Razak removes deputy amid 1MDB scandal

      Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak has strengthened his grip on power by removing one of his most prominent critics...

    16. July 26, 2015

      Negotiators inch towards historic trade deal

      If the 12 trade ministers gathering at a beachside hotel and spa on the Hawaiian island of Maui this week to put the...

    17. July 22, 2015

      Singapore freezes accounts linked to 1MDB probe

      Singapore has frozen two bank accounts in connection with investigations into 1MDB, Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The...

    18. July 15, 2015

      New business eludes Goldman Sachs in Malaysia amid 1MDB furore

      Goldman Sachs has been failing to win new business in Malaysia as a furore continues to rage around huge debts racked...

    19. July 12, 2015

      The week: July 13

      ● Partners in UK-based private equity groups will face higher tax bills after the government announced it would close a...

    20. July 10, 2015

      Clamour over 1Malaysia Development Berhad falls on deaf ears

      Malaysia is gripped by the biggest financial scandal in its modern history — although you might not know it from the...

    21. July 9, 2015

      Najib Razak’s links to Malaysia fund need transparency

      Ever since Malaysia gained its independence from Britain in 1957, the country has been ruled without interruption by...

    22. July 8, 2015

      Malaysia: well grounded

      Allegations of dirty money flows involving a government development fund have plagued the government of Najib Razak,...

    23. July 8, 2015

      Investigators raid Malaysia fund after misappropriation claims

      Malaysian investigators have raided the offices of the state investment fund at the heart of an alleged...

    24. July 6, 2015

      Malaysia currency hits 16-year low amid political crisis

      Malaysia’s currency hit a 16-year low as a crisis over alleged misappropriation of vast sums from a state development...

    25. July 5, 2015

      Malaysia’s Najib Razak fights for political life amid 1MDB claims

      Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak faces a struggle for survival amid growing fallout from allegations that hundreds...

    26. July 3, 2015

      Malaysia’s PM denies receiving $681m from troubled fund

      Malaysia’s prime minister was battling on Friday with the most damaging allegations yet in a financial scandal that has...

    27. April 15, 2015

      Malaysia is drifting dangerously

      Is Malaysia falling apart? The very idea seems absurd. After all, is it not one of southeast Asia’s wealthiest and most...

    28. April 5, 2015

      Malaysia opposition faces challenging times

      As she gets into her vehicle, Nurul Izzah, daughter of Malaysia’s jailed opposition leader, apologises for its state. A...

    29. April 3, 2015

      Malaysian cartoonist charged with sedition

      KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian cartoonist known for lampooning the ruling coalition was charged on Friday...

    30. April 2, 2015

      Malaysia’s Najib Razak attacked by predecessor Mahathir Mohamad

      Malaysia’s prime minister Najib Razak has come under attack from one of his predecessors, Mahathir Mohamad, who has...

    31. March 31, 2015

      The political risks in Malaysia are growing

      Malaysia has long been regarded as one of Southeast Asia’s success stories. With a population of 30m, it is the...

    32. March 31, 2015

      Rights groups condemn Malaysia sedition arrests

      A tide of arrests of opposition politicians and journalists in Malaysia has prompted condemnation from rights groups...

    33. March 24, 2015

      Singapore adds its weight to 1MDB probe

      Singapore is stepping in to help in the widening controversy over 1MDB, Malaysia’s heavily indebted development fund,...

    34. March 16, 2015

      Daughter of jailed opposition leader Anwar arrested in Malaysia

      Nurul Izzah, a daughter of Malaysia’s jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, has been arrested for alleged sedition in...

    35. March 4, 2015

      Malaysia PM calls in auditor-general to verify 1MDB accounts

      Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak has staged a dramatic intervention in a long-running controversy over the...

    36. February 19, 2015

      Concerns persist over Asean economic bloc

      When Google recently tried to move some engineers urgently from Malaysia to Thailand, the search engine titan hit a...

    37. February 18, 2015

      Malaysia’s 1MDB to wind back ambitions

      1MDB, the Malaysian development fund, has pledged to make no more investments or start new projects and will limit...

    38. February 4, 2015

      1MDB’s debt burden sparks fears of fallout for Malaysian economy

      When Ananda Krishnan, Malaysia’s second-richest man, sold a collection of power plants to a little-known fund called...

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