Malaysia’s Najib may walk free from 1MDB charges

SINGAPORE – Najib Razak’s corruption hearings resumed this week in Malaysia amid growing speculation that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s government could be prepared to facilitate more lenient treatment of the scandal-tainted ex-premier than had been the case under the preceding Mahathir Mohamad administration. With Muhyiddin’s three-month-old premiership propped by an alliance with the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), the […]