Najib Razak

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces three more money laundering charges

Najib has been slapped with a series of corruption charges, mostly tied to losses at now-defunct state fund 1MDB.

Jan 28, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Malaysian ex-PM Najib Razak's wife grilled for third time over graft

Rosmah Mansor is under the scanner in connection with the 1MDB scandal. 

Oct 03, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

'For China, by China, of China' not acceptable: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad on Belt and Road Initiative

He had earlier warned that these Chinese projects are a debt trap for poorer countries.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Malaysia PM bans ministers from accepting gifts

So far, only civil servants in the country were barred from accepting gifts but Mahatir's latest policy promises to take on corruption in higher political circles as well.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:16 PM IST

To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

Malaysia's PM Mahatir Mohamad has said many countries have taken China's easy loans without thinking of how they will repay them.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Malaysia's Najib is out of power but his legacy lives on in giant skyscraper

Symbolically, the building will rise above the famous Petronas Twin Towers built during the previous term of returning Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad - Najib`s mentor-turned-foe. 

Jun 06, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as Malaysia's PM after shock poll win

Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir Mohamad has previously ruled Malaysia with an iron fist for 22 years.

May 11, 2018, 00:52 AM IST

Mahathir Mohamad claims election win over ruling coalition in Malaysia

Prime Minister Najib Razak's popularity has dropped sharply over the past three years in Malaysia. 

May 10, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

Two busy days of India's ASEAN outreach. Here is the full schedule

The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit is meant to mark 25 years of the ASEAN-India dialogue.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:46 PM IST

Malaysia PM Najib Razak says Rohingya face systematic atrocities

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday said Rohingya Muslims face systematic violence including torture, rape and murder in Myanmar.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Malaysian PM Najib Razak to visit US in September

 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit the US in September to meet President Donald Trump, the Malaysian government said on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is a time for fasting, family and discipline, when believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset.


Jun 25, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim withdraws as PM candidate

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Saturday he would not be a candidate for prime minister in elections due by mid-2018.

Jun 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

'India's absence from BRI meet will not be constructive'

India's absence from a China- initiated regional connectivity and infrastructure forum from May 14 will not be "constructive" for bilateral ties.

May 05, 2017, 21:24 PM IST

Malaysian boy, 11, dies after reported beatings at Islamic school

A 11-year-old Malaysian boy, who suffered alleged abuse at an Islamic school so bad that his legs had to be amputated, died on Wednesday, state news agency Bernama reported, in a case that has sparked a public outcry in the Muslim-majority country. 

Apr 26, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Malaysian GP to be scrapped-off post 2017, says Prime Minister Najib Razak

Officials had said last year that Malaysia would discontinue its Formula One Grand Prix race from 2019, waving the checkered flag on one of Asia`s longest-running F1 races.

Apr 07, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

Now Indians don't have to pay for visas to visit Malaysia

Razak said his government would ensure that the online visa application process does not take more than 48 hours.

Apr 03, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

India, Malaysia have built thriving economic ties in 60 years: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that India and Malaysia have built thriving economic partnership in the last 60 years and expressed hope that the two countries can do much more in areas like infrastructure.

Apr 01, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Malaysian PM Najib Razak calls on President, Vice President

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is on a six-day visit to India, met President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday.

Apr 01, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said he will not sever ties with North Korea.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:53 PM IST