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October 19, 2018 5:39 AM Najib’s Former Deputy Charged as Malaysia Graft Probes Bite

Zahid Hamidi has pleaded not guilty to 45 charges, including allegations he used funds from a charity to pay off credit card debts KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia charged a former deputy prime minister with breaking money-laundering and corruption laws as Mahathir Mohamad’s government steps up investigations into graft allegations plaguing the former 36

October 18, 2018 10:19 AM Adelaide United coach backs new signing Ken Ilso to solve goal shortage

Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz has said he expects star signing Ken Ilso to help fix the club's lack of goals. But Kurz added that he felt the 31-year-old Danish attacker had spent too long playing in Malaysia before moving to Adelaide. Ilso played in Singapore in 2015-16 before spending the past two years in Malaysia. "He played too long in Malaysia 100

October 18, 2018 7:50 AM Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights

SEOUL (Reuters) - American Chez Reavie hit a four-under-par 68 to take a one-shot lead after the opening day of the PGA Tour’s CJ Cup as high South Korean winds played havoc with the rounds of the expected contenders on Jeju Island on Thursday. The world number 64, whose only tour win came a decade ago at the Canadian Open, carded his fifth birdie at the 16th hole to ease to the front 65

October 14, 2018 10:30 PM Welcome Back, Mr. Prime Minister, Sorry About the View Out Your Window

Mahathir Mohamad, in his second spin as Malaysia’s leader at age 93, isn’t totally happy with how the administrative capital he carved from the jungle decades ago has turned out PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia—When Mahathir Mohamad returned for a second spin as Malaysia’s prime minister, he wasn’t too happy with the view from his office. There, jutting out over the broad 64

October 6, 2018 8:50 AM Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, 7 of them foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian police said Saturday that eight suspected militants, including seven foreigners, have been arrested for allegedly spreading religious extremism that could threaten national security and fan terrorism in the region. National police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the suspects are connected with an Islamic religious school 72

October 3, 2018 3:35 AM Malaysia again questions former PM and wife in 1MDB probe

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities once again called in former Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, for questioning on Wednesday in an investigation into alleged graft linked to state fund 1MDB. Najib, whose coalition suffered a stunning election defeat in May, faces 32 charges ranging from money laundering to abuse of power 52

September 21, 2018 4:37 AM Indonesia Has Put a Temporary Ban on New Palm Oil Plantations

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesia’s president has signed a moratorium on new palm oil development and ordered a review of existing plantations, an official said Thursday, in a blow to an industry blamed for environmental destruction and worker exploitation. Prabianto Mukti Wibowo, a deputy minister at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, said the moratorium 49

September 20, 2018 11:27 AM Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak, including money laundering and abuse of power, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in one of the world’s most expansive financial scandals. Mr. Najib pleaded not guilty and claimed his right to a trial during a court appearance Thursday 56

September 20, 2018 2:03 AM Magician Shin Lim Crowned Season 13 Champion of America's Got Talent

“When you told me at 16 that an awkward, shy kid would one day be performing at the Dolby Theatre performing on America’s Got Talent, I wouldn’t have believed them. To compete on AGT, it means the world to me,” said Lim, who opened up about his carpal tunnel syndrome due to a career-ending injury to his thumb tendons. The 26-year-old self-taught magician 65

September 19, 2018 12:05 PM Former Malaysian Leader Najib Arrested, Faces New Charges in 1MDB Scandal

Ex-prime minister to be transferred to a court Thursday to face charges, once they are approved by attorney general KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Wednesday by antigraft authorities in connection with the 1MDB financial scandal over his alleged receipt of more than $600 million into his personal bank account 46