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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad answers a question following a speech at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on October 25, 2018. - Mahathir's visit to Thailand is the first for the statesman since he swept to a surprise victory in the country's national poll in May. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Mahathir Mohamad: Goldman Sachs bankers ‘cheated’ Malaysia

Bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc “cheated” Malaysia in dealings with state fund 1MDB, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said, amid growing calls in the country for more aggressive steps to recoup fees earned by the bank.

Police seize $28.6m in cash seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s flat

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

Malaysian ex-premier quizzed for second time over graft claims

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned Thursday by anti-graft investigators for the second time this week over a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal following his shock election loss.

Two dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia’s Penang

At least two people have been killed and almost 2,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the historic state capital under murky brown water.

11 dead in Malaysian construction site landslide

Eleven people, mostly foreign workers, were killed in a landslide at a construction site on Malaysia's Penang Island, officials said Sunday, as anger mounted among residents at the accident.

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Unethical behaviour: FRSC chief orders probe into viral online video

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered an immediate investigation into a reported case of alleged unethical behaviour exhibited by Deputy Route Commander B Ojeamiran, a personnel whose video clip is currently distributed in various social media platforms, driving under the influence of alcohol.