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Former Malaysian leader jailed over looting of state fund

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00:15 sec | 7 months ago

Former Malaysian leader jailed over looting of state fund

"Prime minister, Najib Razak has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of corruption, breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power. Billions of dollars from a state sovereign wealth fund controlled by Razik was funnelled into private bank accounts. And a

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"najib razak" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:12 min | 7 months ago

"najib razak" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Court has found former Prime Minister Najib Razak guilty. He's been sentenced to 12 years in prison. This was in his first corruption trial connected To the plundering of the so called one Mdb State Investment fund. This is part of one of the largest most far reaching financial scandals in history involved at least 10 countries, including the United States, Michael Sullivan reports. Things could have gone a lot better for Najeeb today, the judge finding him guilty on all seven counts of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and three counts of money laundering in a trial widely seen as a test of Malaysia's commitment to the rule of law. I think it's a good day for Malaysia. Bridget Welsh is a research associate with the University of Nottingham. And an expert on Malaysian politics. Speaking from the capital, Kuala Lumpur, This decision actually re affirms that the rule of law is working. The judge was very careful and laying out his decision, and I think that there was set the sense that the decision move forward in a very uncertain political environment and the judiciary. At least this has ruled the day and with that there has been a sense of justice. Now Jeeves Fall from Grace has been swift just two years ago. Then Prime Minister. Najib's party was dealt a shocking defeat in the general election, in part because of the public's discussed with one MDB scandal, which saw billions siphoned off from the government investment fund into individual bank accounts, including prosecutors say Najib's The Jeep has maintained his innocence and said on Facebook last night that he was misled by others and that the charges against him are political in nature. It's going to be a long process of appeals and their two more paces, and it may be a number of years, but you know he will basically not be allowed to contest the election. During this process, and that's important, Brigitte Wolf says, and helps Malaysia's current prime minister Modena seen who heads a shaky coalition that includes Najib's party. She says Mujahideen will gain the most from today's rulings because he will be seen as putting the country before politics malicious restoring its reputation internationally, and it used to be in the top 10 countries for corruption. Now this makes it stand tall, and I think that is that really serves Malaysia well for NPR

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Malaysia court sentences ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak to serve up to 12 years in jail for crimes linked to 1MDB scandal

Morning Edition

02:12 min | 7 months ago

Malaysia court sentences ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak to serve up to 12 years in jail for crimes linked to 1MDB scandal

"Court has found former Prime Minister Najib Razak guilty. He's been sentenced to 12 years in prison. This was in his first corruption trial connected To the plundering of the so called one Mdb State Investment fund. This is part of one of the largest most far reaching financial scandals in history involved at least 10 countries, including the United States, Michael Sullivan reports. Things could have gone a lot better for Najeeb today, the judge finding him guilty on all seven counts of abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and three counts of money laundering in a trial widely seen as a test of Malaysia's commitment to the rule of law. I think it's a good day for Malaysia. Bridget Welsh is a research associate with the University of Nottingham. And an expert on Malaysian politics. Speaking from the capital, Kuala Lumpur, This decision actually re affirms that the rule of law is working. The judge was very careful and laying out his decision, and I think that there was set the sense that the decision move forward in a very uncertain political environment and the judiciary. At least this has ruled the day and with that there has been a sense of justice. Now Jeeves Fall from Grace has been swift just two years ago. Then Prime Minister. Najib's party was dealt a shocking defeat in the general election, in part because of the public's discussed with one MDB scandal, which saw billions siphoned off from the government investment fund into individual bank accounts, including prosecutors say Najib's The Jeep has maintained his innocence and said on Facebook last night that he was misled by others and that the charges against him are political in nature. It's going to be a long process of appeals and their two more paces, and it may be a number of years, but you know he will basically not be allowed to contest the election. During this process, and that's important, Brigitte Wolf says, and helps Malaysia's current prime minister Modena seen who heads a shaky coalition that includes Najib's party. She says Mujahideen will gain the most from today's rulings because he will be seen as putting the country before politics malicious restoring its reputation internationally, and it used to be in the top 10 countries for corruption. Now this makes it stand tall, and I think that is that really serves Malaysia well for NPR

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Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister, Found Guilty in Graft Trial

BBC World Service

01:06 min | 7 months ago

Najib Razak, Malaysia’s Former Prime Minister, Found Guilty in Graft Trial

"Has been found guilty ofthe corruption in the first of three trial was linked to a multi $1,000,000,000 scandal at the state Investment Fund. One Mdb He was convicted on all charges, including abuse of power, money laundering and breach of trust. Southeast Asia correspondent is Jonathan, Jonathan, head head of of the the seven seven counts counts against against him. him. The The judge judge made made it it absolutely absolutely clear. clear. He He found found Mr Mr Najib's Najib's defense defense unconvincing unconvincing his his claim claim that that the the money that went into his account he thought it too come from a Saudi royal, the judge said. Well, why did you never even checked with the Saudi royal family? Three claim that he didn't have real authority over a pension fund that siphoned large amounts of money into this investment fund. All of these, the judge found on convincing all seven counts found guilty. A clear sign that Mr Najib's sway is no longer what it wass. Mr Najib's says he will appeal and his lawyers are seeking a delay to sentencing. Prosecutors allege around a $1,000,000,000 from the Malaysian State Fund made its way into his accounts. He'd insisted he was changed after 15 years of

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Former Goldman Sachs executive to stand trial in Malaysia next year

BBC World Service

00:27 sec | 1 year ago

Former Goldman Sachs executive to stand trial in Malaysia next year

"A former Goldman Sachs banker will face trial in Malaysia on charges he helped embezzled billions of dollars from the country's troubled state investment fund one M. D. B. Roger denies any wrongdoing he helped to organize the sale of bonds which amount to finance Malaysian infrastructure projects prosecutors contend that the country's former prime minister Najib Razak and his associates spent a large portion of the money raised on luxury items BBC

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"najib razak" Discussed on AP News

AP News

01:51 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on AP News

"By state law the brazen prison helicopter escape of one of france's most notorious criminals may have been the work of four or five loyal accomplices investigators say the men wore masks and carried guns when they took a helicopter pilot hostage forced him to land in row prisons yards sunday then used power tools to break through the prison yards doors and take redwan faida to freedom fighters a serial robber and he's a convicted murderer the deputy director of france's organized crime police unit says faida had a band of accomplices willing to risk everything and they're looking into whether he had helped from inside the prison malaysia wants sharp cuts to a twenty billion dollar china backed rail line the east coast rail link a key part of china's belt and road infrastructure initiative connecting malaysia 's west coast to the rural eastern state was awarded in two thousand sixteen to a china company but that decision was made by the former prime minister najib razak who lost in the may ninth elections malaysia's finance minister said tuesday that the project's final cost is nearly fifty percent higher than estimated by the previous government when land acquisition interest fees and other costs are included he said talks will be held to seek a significant price reduction to make the project feasible it's now easier for new jersey transgender residents to change their genders on their birth certificates a new law signed by governor phil murphy allows the registrar to amend certificates based on how people identify themselves as male female or undesignated previous law allowed birth certificate changes only if a doctor certified that a person's gender was surgically changed murphy also signed legislation permitting gender identity to be listed on death certificates.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

03:48 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Radio as mentioned malaysian authorities have charged former leader najib razak in connection with a multibillion dollar scandal that surrounds the straight the state fund one md be knowledgeable was arrested yesterday and this morning was charged with criminal breach of trust and this comes just two months after a surprise election loss that toppled nigeria's parties six decade rule in malaysia we're not seeing a huge impact on trading in stocks this morning as the main index there is flat here at the moment we are seeing losses across the region although the losses are not steep the nikkei is down about one hundred and twenty points or so that's the job of six tenths of one percent got the asx two hundred down four tenths of one percent and we're seeing hang seng index futures trade now but also something of a damp squib just forty odd points or so to the downside less than two tenths of one percent of china futures are flat here at the moment very interesting to watch the chinese currency the shore not trading just yet but the cnn is trading and it's right around sixty sixty six now we thought six sixty seven was a kind of anchor point for the pboc pboc came out yesterday and said that they want stability with the currency so prep some of the speculators a stepping off the off the trade today just not quite sure whether the pbs he was on their side because of course the rack accusations that the pbc and the chinese policymakers wanted a weak currency is part of the trade world united states they very much said yesterday that they did not want to use the on as weapon dalian now one ten thirty six that's been a stronger yen this morning and the euro at a dollar a sixteen sixty seven all right nineteen minutes past the hour let's get a news update his ed baxter in san francisco brian couple of things are moving as you were talking there regarding on malaysia nigeria razzano it's going to the courses now going to be it's the case now going to be moved to the high court najah attorney asked to stay in what they call sessions court about apparently is going to be moved from the beginning in case you're just tuning in former malaysia prime minister naji bras charged as part of the one md be investigation three counts now we're told a breach of trust the attorney general ask that the case be moved to the high court which apparently has been granted so we'll continue to follow it for you are you a senate intelligence committee has agreed with the intelligence community that russian president vladimir putin did indeed have a hand in meddling in the two thousand sixteen election and intended to help donald trump no timeline now for denuclearization of north korea at least that's what the trump administration is saying today that's the state department yesterday the national intelligence advisor said that john bolton said it could be done within a year rescuers are trying to figure out the best way to begin extracting the twelve thai boys and their soccer coach from the caves they will have to go through long distances underwater with about much visibility through narrow passageways they estimated to be about a mile in and a quarter of a mile down in sydney harbour is being considered as an east coast base for supporting australia's next fleet of submarines global news twenty four hours a day on era talk on twitter power by more than twenty seven hundred journalists and analysts in more than one hundred twenty countries in san francisco i'm ed baxter this bloomberg juliet all right thank you so much ed and just worth noting that the has it you want fixed today at six point six five nine five i the estimate was for six six six zero seven but this fix is the weakest level since august let's get back to a conversation with ben lot global macro strategist state street global markets had been talking of course about the impact of this yuan move and also the china us relationship i was interested in.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

Quest Means Business

03:47 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

"To be made yet but this is this is an increasing possibility and i think you know nafta two point oh is on life support at this point after the midterm elections in the meantime leaving economy and the stock market in limbo waiting to see what the president ultimately decides we have to leave it there thank you so much we appreciate your time pleasure to be here washington's allies in nato are defending themselves after a series of stern letters from president trump he warned uncle merckel of growing frustration germany's failure to meet defense spending targets nato members committed to spend two percent or more of gdp on defense most do not joining me now john kirby served as a system us secretary of state john great to have you on the show so let's talk about the difference between this president and his two predecessors because they also pressed nato allies to spend more on defense so how does a bit more bombast necessarily change the field it's not just the bombast it's the context within which that bombast is being delivered right so you've got a much more aggressive russia and putin now and this post election meddling he has done he is done similar activities in european elections in just the last six months so we have a much more hyper charged atmosphere on the continent not the mentioned a migration crisis caused by the civil war in syria that's the worst since world war two so the situation on the continent is different it is more highly charged and dynamic and when he continues to complain in this very public vitriolic way it has i think more dramatic effect than it would have with president obama in his term or president bush before him is it fair to say expectations month nato members gearing up for this meeting which would be the second meeting that this president has participated in the neck speculations are low given the news that we've been following f especially given the meeting that he has immediately after i think so i think not only the expectations low but i think our european allies are actually worried about this summit literally sort of just falling apart and not being very successful at all because he seems to want to make it all about this one agenda item and look he has a case to be made the nato allies do need to pitch in more the all to to work harder to get to their two percent defense spending minimum agreement that was made back in two thousand fourteen but the high hassle has to remember that there's other things the alliances is needs to be focused on right now cyber counterterrorism crisis in ukraine and of course as we talked about russian election interference there's a lot on the plate for the alliance and it would be a real shame if this one issue hijack summit and you're absolutely right he's gonna leave their go to helsinki meet with putin nothing would please putin more than to be able to see trump on the back end of a nato summit that really just kind of fell apart and put us already said crimea is nonnegotiable president trump has sort of ouch for putin saying he believed him when he says they didn't interfere the election so what if anything can come out of this meeting other than positive headliner to for bladder putin not much and you know frankly if you looked at john bolton's comments on the sunday shows last weekend that's pretty much what you said he did say those words but basically he called this a meet and greet and they're gonna talk about a lot of issues and they're gonna sort of air out some things but there's not really a specific agenda item that they're driving to in this putin trump summit there's not really a specific tangible outcome that i think we can expect from it now look i think it's always good for him sit down with putin we do have a lot of differences and quite frankly there's some areas for cooperation even with the relationship is ten says it is but it's a it would be a real i think to the detriment of the united states national security and our allies if he goes there after a nato summit that really has just kind of done nothing except give trump another venue in other opportunity to complain about defense expenditure it is incredible that he seems to be getting more.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

Quest Means Business

02:06 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

"The evidence fascinating story fascinating reporting on your end as well thank you so much for sharing that's coming in we're gonna move to china now where fears about trade and growth rock stock markets and the one on tuesday the chinese currency hit its lowest level in eleven months against the dollar now later stabilize traders say the central bank has intervened state media calls the markets behavior irrational cnn is john defterios has more yana clearly investors are expressing real concern about to driving forces when it comes to the rim be slower chinese export growth ahead and the looming guillotine dropping on us trade sanctions we now know china's central banks threshold for pain six point seven versus the dollar which broke before reported intervention china's central bank governor said at a forum it will work to keep the renminbi generally stable and at a reasonable and balanced level the worries over the currency reflected in the main shanghai index before tuesday's be cover it entered bear market territory exactly a week ago falling to its lowest level in nearly two years overall that ugly word contagion has reappeared emerging markets with currencies from india to south africa under pressure turkey so as currency fall again as inflation spy to over fifteen percent but one cannot downplay the impact plan tariffs by the us could have on china fifty billion dollars overall thirty four billion in the i wave if they go through on friday the second wave pegged at sixteen billion dollars with the potential to be much bigger if beijing retaliates nother worrying factor china's corporate debt a good share price in dollars hovers around eighteen trillion dollars or about one hundred seventy percent of gdp if the renminbi resumes its fall than chinese debt will continue to rise yana and you'll be watching jon cherry of thank you we yesterday president trump put the wto on notice today nato the president says america's allies to spend more on defense or else.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

Quest Means Business

03:18 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

"To me i spoke i've spoken to people on both sides of the aisle again that are even you know pro trade moves protests in some cases but they say we've got to have a strategy nobody knows what victory looks like here are partners don't know what sort of shooting from the hip let me get back to the with with harley davidson because it has become personal the president said after he came to harley davidsons defense early on now said now that harley davidson is moving part of its operation out of the us my administration is working with other motorcycle companies the one move into the us he started talking about how their sales are down seven percent in two thousand seventeen the us where the action is once again we're seeing a president target a specific company what message does this send harley and what message does send other companies you know i think companies are in a real existential crisis right now because this president again is making good on threats to change the global trading shame to change sort of forty years of the way businesses been done which is that companies can move jobs where it's cheapest where it's most expeditious to do so harley is now doing that but for the first time they're facing this real governmental pushback which we have not seen yet i think that you're gonna see more companies doing what harleys done but also there's going to be blowback for them in the domestic market and there's going to be a political cost to all of this and for president who throughout the campaign as long as we've really known him has followed the stock market on a daily basis at least when it was going up talked about the economic growth that he's brought into the country since he's been president it seems to be kind of a walking contradiction row say don't worry about it we may hurt in the short term well it's funny that you say that because there's never a good time for a trade war but in some ways now as time as any for trump because you do have you know annualized five percent growth right now i mean that's way up beyond what many people would have said it could be yet that could be an amazing thing for him in the runup the midterms and instead he's heading it off he's sort of countering it with this with this other force which is a trade war that's going to depress growth so if maybe end up being a net neutral rather than positive and again all of this voidable this being residents own decision where does this leave the fed if in fact do see the economy starts to slow down well that's that's a great question i don't think it's ever been a harder time to be fed chief right now i have to say i do not i did not envy mr pal mr powell i think that the big question is are we going to see an inflation tick up and how quickly now one thing that's very interesting i watched the bond markets very carefully because the smart money is usually in the bond markets right and you see the yield curve which is the difference between short term and long term rates you see that flattening so the markets are actually saying okay we might see a little inflation the short term but you know what longer term we think that this trade war is going to take a toll on growth and so we may go into recession the puts the fed and a very difficult position yeah the fed and the republican party midterm as well indeed brana great to have you on thank you well later in the hour i'll be speaking to the former us ambassador to canada who says a trade war with canada would be devastating to international giants saw their share prices fall today now that they're facing new federal investigations both facebook and glenn core are facing legal trouble in the united states glencore says it's being subpoenaed by the us justice department shares in the world's biggest commodity trader.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

Quest Means Business

04:19 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Quest Means Business

"But first tonight a world cup stunner is in progress columbia's just pulled even with england in the ninety four th minute of their match it is now locked at one one extra time is about to begin world sport's don rebel is at the cnn center don don't they know we have showed a put on two days in a road now it's come down to the ninetieth minute these nailbiter seem to be a recurring theme you know this has been an absolutely brilliant world cup the games have been fantastic so competitive the steam as the tournament has been the shocks the opposites and the late late goals extraordinary drama here again with this game in moscow england were inching towards the finish line thanks to a hurricane penalty but deep into stoppage time in the ninety four th minute jerry meena headed in for columbia sending this one into extra time this is the fun game in the round of sixteen it's the quarterfinals after this but we're going to have to wait at least half an hour to see he'll be playing sweden in the corner finals i'm england fans so it's painful for me at the moments the yet but that was a tough way to get that you'd be latian in bogota right now as we said it is not overdone hang in there we'll be back with you when the game finishes meanwhile it's our business agenda tonight donald trump is forging ahead and his spat with corporate america even as he communists warn of severe damage from a trade war this was the president's tweet us harley customers are not happy with their move the us is where the action is remember harley davidson decided to move some production overseas to avoid e you tariffs the president says new trade deals will only exceleron economic growth meanwhile bank of america's top economists warns the world could fall into recession if trade skirmishes become a fullblown trade war talking about here isn't just a trade war with china but a trade war between the us and most of its trading partners and if the us were impose tariffs on all of its trading partners and they were to come back with similar tariffs you you are well very likely talking about a us global recession now right now we are very long way from that kind of situation right now it's a trade skirmish now to trade war but the end game here if if the two sides don't back down is pretty dire killing me now rana for roof harsh she's the cnn's global economic analyst and business columnists at the financial times rana great to have you on so we heard trade skirmish not a trade war i heard somebody say this is a trade battle nada trade war at this point what's the difference well i don't know what the typic differences between skirmish in war but it it's full on trade battle i would say you know this is tit for tat tariffs this is exactly what a communists were warning about what we started to see the first round of paris china then later with with the eu now we're seeing battles with the nafta partners and the worry is that trade becomes a spaghetti bowl right where it's back and forth and they're all kinds unintended consequences because of the really complex global supply chains and yet we don't really hear specifics as to a longer term plan from the president accept that it'll all work out yeah he said an interview over the weekend that you don't know this but i get calls from all of these global leaders let's work out a deal what does he know that about where this in i don't think he has plan i don't think there's a three sixty here i think there's sort of two things in play one it has to be said that don't trump is in some ways making real on threats that the us has making for a long time now and on both sides of the aisle right you know democrats under obama had many of the same complaints that this administration does but don't trump is just moving ahead unilaterally and sort of getting out there with these tariff management's almost before his sometimes before his staff knows i mean you can hear just the differences between like a hawk like peter navarro for example and some of the others like treasury secretary mnuchin there's not even kalisa within this administrator on what's going to happen now mnuchin seeming to calm the markets nerves are wanting to calm them it's nervous by saying we're not there yet others f adjusting otherwise right and what's interesting.

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Former Malaysian leader arrested

The World

03:26 min | 2 years ago

Former Malaysian leader arrested

"Bbc news with sue montgomery there's continuing deadlock over judicial reforms in poland the president is insisting that the head of the supreme court margo santa gear star and davidge on this over sixty five must step down at midnight but the chief justice and she would return to work and wednesday calling the government's reforms a purge from warsaw here's adam eastern presidential aides of the sixty five year old chief justice pollen supreme court malgorzata gares dov will be retired and replaced a supreme court spokesman said mrs gears dove plans to defy the order go to work as normal on wednesday she says the move is unlawful because the polish constitution guarantees her term of office until twenty twenty since taking office pollens governing party has passed a series of laws to increase its control over the judiciary the former malaysian prime minister najib razak his spending first night in detention after being arrested over the disappearance of billions of donna is from government investment fund he will be officially charged in the morning and the malaysian news agency says he's expected to face more than ten counts of committing criminal breach of trust linked to a former subsidiary of the state investment fund one md he's denied any wrongdoing mexico's presidentelect under as manuel lopez comprador says he will invite pope francis to help restore peace in the country for more than two hundred thousand people have died in drug related violence over the past decade leonardo russia reports as the first left wing president in mexico's history mr lopez over a door has promised a very different style of government journey his campaign he said he wanted to find an associated solution to the violence caused by the powerful drug cartels he's now said he's planning to invite the pope as well as other religious leaders the united nations in human rights or facials to try to bring mexico together to achieve peace mr lopez over a door also said he'd take a fifty percent paycut when he's sworn in december and won't move into the presidential palace jianjun rio de janeiro has sentenced brazil's former richest man to thirty years in jail for corruption the giant said i had paid sixteen million dollars in bribes to former governor of real estate to secure contracts with companies mr pacheco says he'll appeal danube gala isn't sao paulo i cuba choose those wants the symbol of a bold booming brazil a selfmade billionaire his impair stretched from mining to oil in public works but on tuesday a judge in brazil sentenced him to thirty years in prison mr batches the has had one of the most spectacular fall from grace is in the corporate world just a decade ago here was amongst the richest people in the planet with a neck fortune of thirteen billion dollars he's currently under house arrest and is facing other charges of corruption bbcnews us media are reporting that the trump administration will rescind later today obama era guidelines which encouraged colleges to take race into account during the admissions process the policies were designed to boost racial diversity but the current administration argues that allow illegal race based discrimination critics say the move is a politically motivated attack on affirmative action the mayor of moscow.

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"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

04:24 min | 2 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"From the bbc in london from prime minister's office to arrest the past taken by malaysia former leader j brazil coup is under investigation for his role in the corruption scandal known as one db police have now formally arrested him after earlier seizing goods and money vast quantities from his residencies i've been speaking to our correspondent krishna for swannee well one mtv or one malaysia development berhad is a state run investment fund that was actually set up by the former prime minister of malaysia najib razak i should say a few years ago to help redevelop kuala lumpur the malaysian capital in too fancy and financial center kind of like what singapore looks like across the border that never happened instead what did happen is that something like three and a half billion dollars worth of funds were misappropriated is the word that the us department of justice used from on mtv they have been allegations over the last few years from the anti corruption commission there that some of that money found its way into the former prime minister najib razzaq's personal bank account something like seven hundred million dollars worth of money and that was a claim also made by the us department of justice that had launched an investigation into this case now missed it at nine has always consistently denied any wrongdoing but just in the last few hours what has happened is that he has been arrested at his home in kuala lumpur and we understand that he is to be charged on wednesday morning for what a thirties there are cooling and abuse of power so all very complicated and confusing but certainly for many malaysians this does appear to be a sort of final act if you will in this long running scandal that has gripped the nation for so many years one of the things that's happened is that items have been seized from the former prime minister's home tell us a little bit more about that what we understand is something like two hundred seventy million dollars worth of luxury goods and cash were found in six residences linked to the former prime minister and his wife and the amount of luxury goods that were found at these residents is really do boggled the mind razzie i something like five hundred and luxury handbags twelve thousand pieces of jewellery amongst them a diamond and gold necklace thought to be worth something like one point six million dollars and i think this really underscores the kind of sentiment that you're seeing from malaysians about this case in the national monthly average income is something like a thousand dollars and this rising sense of disenchantment with the level of corruption in malaysia is really what galvanized many in the country to vote against mr najib at that election in may that historic election where we saw the former prime minister of malaysia mahathir mohammad who remember campaigned on bringing back the lost and missing funds of one md and bringing people to justice for their involvement in this case that's why it's thought that mr nausea lost and subsequently mr mahathir mohammad one but it is important to underline rasi that at this stage these charges that we expect to be brought against mr najib on wednesday and so far and along in fact he has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the one md case that i correspondent charisma swannee now around the world millions of people scrape together a living from the rubbish the rest of us well regarded as rubbish scavenging sellable waste from open air dumps may be dirty and dangerous work but for many it's the only job they know in morocco a community of waste pickers have built an alternative way of working together to extract wealth from the mountains of rubbish coming out of the capital rabat sack brophy reports.

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04:24 min | 2 years ago

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 7:20 a.m. EDT

"From the bbc in london from prime minister's office to arrest the past taken by malaysia former leader j brazil coup is under investigation for his role in the corruption scandal known as one db police have now formally arrested him after earlier seizing goods and money vast quantities from his residencies i've been speaking to our correspondent krishna for swannee well one mtv or one malaysia development berhad is a state run investment fund that was actually set up by the former prime minister of malaysia najib razak i should say a few years ago to help redevelop kuala lumpur the malaysian capital in too fancy and financial center kind of like what singapore looks like across the border that never happened instead what did happen is that something like three and a half billion dollars worth of funds were misappropriated is the word that the us department of justice used from on mtv they have been allegations over the last few years from the anti corruption commission there that some of that money found its way into the former prime minister najib razzaq's personal bank account something like seven hundred million dollars worth of money and that was a claim also made by the us department of justice that had launched an investigation into this case now missed it at nine has always consistently denied any wrongdoing but just in the last few hours what has happened is that he has been arrested at his home in kuala lumpur and we understand that he is to be charged on wednesday morning for what a thirties there are cooling and abuse of power so all very complicated and confusing but certainly for many malaysians this does appear to be a sort of final act if you will in this long running scandal that has gripped the nation for so many years one of the things that's happened is that items have been seized from the former prime minister's home tell us a little bit more about that what we understand is something like two hundred seventy million dollars worth of luxury goods and cash were found in six residences linked to the former prime minister and his wife and the amount of luxury goods that were found at these residents is really do boggled the mind razzie i something like five hundred and luxury handbags twelve thousand pieces of jewellery amongst them a diamond and gold necklace thought to be worth something like one point six million dollars and i think this really underscores the kind of sentiment that you're seeing from malaysians about this case in the national monthly average income is something like a thousand dollars and this rising sense of disenchantment with the level of corruption in malaysia is really what galvanized many in the country to vote against mr najib at that election in may that historic election where we saw the former prime minister of malaysia mahathir mohammad who remember campaigned on bringing back the lost and missing funds of one md and bringing people to justice for their involvement in this case that's why it's thought that mr nausea lost and subsequently mr mahathir mohammad one but it is important to underline rasi that at this stage these charges that we expect to be brought against mr najib on wednesday and so far and along in fact he has consistently denied any wrongdoing in the one md case that i correspondent charisma swannee now around the world millions of people scrape together a living from the rubbish the rest of us well regarded as rubbish scavenging sellable waste from open air dumps may be dirty and dangerous work but for many it's the only job they know in morocco a community of waste pickers have built an alternative way of working together to extract wealth from the mountains of rubbish coming out of the capital rabat sack brophy reports.

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Glencore gets U.S. subpoena on compliance with money-laundering laws

BBC Newshour

04:30 min | 2 years ago

Glencore gets U.S. subpoena on compliance with money-laundering laws

"Hello i'm marion marshall with the bbc news malaysian police have arrested the country's former prime minister najib razak in connection with the disappearance of billions of dollars from government investment fund he was taken away from his home in a convoy of unmarked cars and be officially charged on wednesday our asia pacific editor celia hatton tells us more suspicions have swirled around malaysia state investment fund for years the prime minister at the time nejib razek created the fund amid great fanfare it was supposed to finance projects for public benefit instead around four point five billion dollars have disappeared from the fund we mr razzaq was in power the dan attorney general cleared him of any wrongdoing over the scandal but then a new coalition won a surprise election and the former leader was barred from foreign travel his homes were raided and now he faces charges rescues in thailand considering several options as they decide how best to get to safety a group of boys trapped in a flooded cave network officials say the threat of heavy rain could see water levels in the cave rise this could threaten the air pockets where twelve teenagers and their football coach found refuge jonathan head is at the scene after the seemingly miraculous discovery now the difficult rescue to military medics with diving skills have got through to the stranded boys to treat them none is believed to be in a serious condition they've been given highprotein gels to help them recover from ten days without food but there is no clear way to get them out the divers are preparing to take in supplies to their cave to last up to four months bringing boys with no diving experience through the flooded tunnels would be extremely challenging the iranian president said oil exports across the middle east maybe threatened if america continues to ask its allies to cut all imports of oil from iran president hassan rohani said united states could not completely stop iranian oil from being exported without also triggering a halt in supplies from other gal's produces shares of the android swiss mining conglomerate glencore fallen sharply after the us justice department subpoenaed the company as part of an investigation into corruption and money laundering here's ciera glencore is a major exporter of crude oil from venezuela and nigeria it's also the world's largest producer of cobalt with much of it coming from the democratic republic of congo the company says it's received a subpoena from the us department of justice regarding its business in all three countries it's been ordered to produce documents and other records relating to its compliance with the us foreign corrupt practices act and other anti money laundering legislation the act forbids companies from bribing overseas officials in order to win business glencore says it's reviewing the request you're listening to the latest world news from the bbc this is wnyc in new york at nine oh four good morning i'm kerry nolan a final look at your commute this morning four and five trains are delayed due to mechanical problems at borough hall and new jersey transit is continuing to report delays on the raritan valley and main bergen and port jervis lines brooklyn postal workers are in the hot seat after a local community board member call them out for misusing parking placards the brooklyn paper reports that employers at the park slope post office on ninth street are losing their placards after being accused of misusing them to avoid paying parking meters eric mcclure cochairs community board six is transportation committee he says he's surprised that the post office moved so fast to address the issue placards were clearly for some purpose other than just providing free park employees who drifted to work so the fact that the postal service would be willing to act on that very quickly it was pretty refreshing the brooklyn paper reports the placards are intended only for managers attending meetings a postal service spokesperson says it does not sanction you using or distributing unauthorized parking placards a new york federal judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging the trump administration's proposal to add a citizenship question in the twenty twenty census the judge will also determine whether to direct the white house to release documents detailing commerce secretary wilbur ross's efforts to add the question the.

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Burundi votes in referendum on the president's power

WIBC

01:55 min | 3 years ago

Burundi votes in referendum on the president's power

"The separate west african outbreak a few years ago a referendum is being held in burundi on thursday on sweeping changes to the constitution that would allow president peer currency to stand for two more times in office let's been violence and intimidation in the lead up to the vote burundi's still bears the scars of a long civil war which ended a decade ago mary harper reports with maistre pendants exiled silenced or killed the result of the referendum is almost a foregone conclusion mr nkurunziza who came to power in two thousand and five looks set to be eligible for office until twenty thirty four he's a fervent christian and believes he has a god given right to rule other constitutional reforms would confer the president with far more power and get rid of the delicate ethnic quotas in the intelligence service the opposition in exile has cooled for people to boycott the vote the malaysian police say they're searching five properties linked to the country's former prime minister najib razak these include the family home and according to local media the prime minister's official residence mr naji lawyer said a few personal items have been seized in connection with an investigation into money laundering protests outside abortion clinics are to be outlawed on the low near laws proposed in australia's most populous state the legislation will be introduced into the new south wales parliament today in most states and territories patients face the prospect of confronting protesters on their way into hospitals or clinics from sydney film arthur reports it's estimated that up to eight hundred thousand australian women terminator pregnancy each year abortion laws vary across the country in new south wales the procedure is into legal if it safeguards are women's mental or physical health clinics are.

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Syria, Najib Razak and Abrahim discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

00:44 sec | 3 years ago

Syria, Najib Razak and Abrahim discussed on NPR News Now

"Fight isis last year usbacked iraqi forces drove isis out of most of the country but there are still pockets of fighters along the border with syria and hiding out in rural and desert areas jane arraf npr news baghdad malaysian reforms anwar ibrahim is out of prison he was granted a full pardon and released today he was sentenced in two thousand fifteen to five years in prison on charges that he says were made up by the government of ousted prime minister najib razak still unclear what role abrahim will play in the new government led by the current prime minister mahut mir muhammed both have been allies and enemies over the years this is npr support for.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:46 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Between them that reconciliation now is ear and a half two years old and dot mattia has promised that as part of the deal not just you'll get them while pardoned but that he will actually step aside within two years to allow anwar to become prime minister i didn't think i've ever seen a reconciliation quite like it these two men was so bitterly at odds but they both agreed that the out ousted prime minister najib razak that he's hold on the country was so dangerous and the accusations of corruption and abuse of power so serious that they had to come together to break a system that has defined modern malaysia the ousted ruling party had begun almost synonymous to the government had ruled for sixty one years since independence so this is very much a new era and these two men these former friends then rivals now allies again are going to have to work out how they transform this country in all sorts of ways how they make the judiciary independent again how they may business cleaner how they make politics more fair more competitive is a huge loss there's ms hope here in malaysia tremendous optimism seeing n what abraham freed and seeing him inside the palace a few moments ago shaking hands with matia muhammed partners once again jellison had in malaysia there is much bitterness in israel and the palestinian territories after this week's violent demonstrations in the gaza strip during which is really forces shot and killed at least sixty palestinians the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has claimed that hamas the islamist group that controls gaza paid people to enter the line of isreaeli fire an accusation the protest is vehemently deny are middle east editor jeremy bowen is there you might find some of his report upsetting.

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"najib razak" Discussed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

01:41 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

"Police community relations is often a contentious subject he had to talk more about a new developments is very own runny chang everybody these days the law people criticizing the police not me of course because i love the police in fact when people say the police say yeah i one of i wanna make love to the police i love the police and cops around the country are making changes by michigan that's one police department that's going way too far there is a new sheriff in town today the police departments newest puff acerra was sworn in for duty the latest to the police department feline unit meet puffing donuts ready to report for duty puffing donut is the first official police cat in michigan police have human side too wow the police got kitten finally calling cabinet can stand how's this supposed to humanize the police liking cats doesn't make you sympathetic it makes you every lonely person on instagram right and look i get that law enforcement today's willing to do anything to get people to like them obviously not shoot black people but this won't work because throwing cats the problem never solved anything right learned the hard way doing a grease fire in my apartment running i feel like you taking this too seriously i'm taking this seriously you'll the police had the judge sweat a cat in judge nielsen hard agin judge mcginnis performed the ceremony asking officer donut to raise her right paul.

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Malaysia's Mahathir Says Enough Evidence to Reopen 1MDB Probe

Bloomberg Daybreak

01:44 min | 3 years ago

Malaysia's Mahathir Says Enough Evidence to Reopen 1MDB Probe

"And the ad council trump has declared a major disaster in hawaii as the big island grapples with the aftermath of all canada corruption hawaii county civil defense administrator talmadge magnum says residents need to take precautions around falling ash carter stay in your car you drive carefully get through that area if you had home close your own home up after the ashes clear or through falling check your water systems and so forth us fighter jets have intercepted two russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of alaska correspondent ryan brown reports the pentagon is monitoring the situation overly concerned about this it could be that russia's attempting to retrain its pilots to conduct additional training but it has been some time and they'll be looking to see it russia continues these kind of probing activities in the near future the russian aircraft never entered us airspace i'm ann cates and i'm susanna palmer from bloomberg world headquarters in malaysia prime minister mahat here muhammad moved swiftly against his predecessor najib razak this just days after his shock election win najib is banned from leaving the country and mahatma is planning to reopen a probe into a multibillion dollar scandal at the state fund that najeib helped to set up tesla's engineering chief needs a little time off doug field a senior vice president is taking the time to recharge now the tusla chairman and ceo elon musk brushed him aside and took over production responsibilities during the difficult ramp up of the model three sedan a spokesman for the company says field hasn't left tesla walmart has settled a.

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"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Me the week when argentina woo the imf when peaceful revolution brought new leadership when also be looking at the link between your favorite ice cream and illegal traffickers in tropical hardwood trade was also used to launder money from trafficking of raw wood and a new job at ninety two how malaysia's new old leader returned to office all that after this hello this is david austin with the bbc news malaysia former prime minister najib razak has been banned from leaving the country after his shock defeat in the country's general election last week mr jeep who's been implicated in a corruption scandal had said he wanted to short holiday after the campaign and was booked onto a flight to indonesia michael bristow is our asia pacific editor corruption scandal actually originates in malaysia and has ac sets up a phone call one md be in order to sort of green vestment and that's what he said to malaysia and fund all kinds of projects the americans quite dramatically said that actually about four billion dollars worth of that fund at gone missing and it implicated najib razak in that scandal separately he's also been accused of having about seven hundred million us dollars in his bank account he said it was the saudi royal family the executive director of the world food program has called on.

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Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

BBC World Service

01:30 min | 3 years ago

Malaysia bars scandal-ridden ex-leader from leaving country

"Me the week when argentina woo the imf when peaceful revolution brought new leadership when also be looking at the link between your favorite ice cream and illegal traffickers in tropical hardwood trade was also used to launder money from trafficking of raw wood and a new job at ninety two how malaysia's new old leader returned to office all that after this hello this is david austin with the bbc news malaysia former prime minister najib razak has been banned from leaving the country after his shock defeat in the country's general election last week mr jeep who's been implicated in a corruption scandal had said he wanted to short holiday after the campaign and was booked onto a flight to indonesia michael bristow is our asia pacific editor corruption scandal actually originates in malaysia and has ac sets up a phone call one md be in order to sort of green vestment and that's what he said to malaysia and fund all kinds of projects the americans quite dramatically said that actually about four billion dollars worth of that fund at gone missing and it implicated najib razak in that scandal separately he's also been accused of having about seven hundred million us dollars in his bank account he said it was the saudi royal family the executive director of the world food program has called on.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

01:56 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"Euro at a book eighteen is a day with both thumbs up green on the screens if you're long it's good news guys back to you brian thanks so much we'll at prisoners of thanked president trump and the united states for their release without another bills in the bloomberg newsroom out all right thank you juliette twelve freed after more than a year in prison three americans flew homeward from north korea late tuesday toward a big middle of the night celebration featuring president donald trump belaid a sign of improving relations between longtime adversaries and the build up to a historic summit between trump and north korea's kim jong un shortly after they touchdown on american soil in alaska for refusing stop wednesday afternoon the state department released a statement from the freed men in which they thanked the us government president trump secretary pompeii or in the people of the united states for bringing them home earlier wednesday white house press secretary sarah sanders commented on the prisoner release it president views this as a positive gesture in a step in the right direction from the north korean leader however total denuclearisation will remain the top priority the president joined by the first lady looks forward to welcoming secretary pump peyot in these brave three brave americans back to the united states early tomorrow morning at andrews air force base this will be a proud moment for all of america cnn reports that singapore has been chosen as the site for the summit between president trump and kim jong un motiur mohammed won a stunning victory in malaysia's election ending the six decade rule of prime minister najib razak party in a landmark shift for the southeast asian nation martier malaysia's longestserving premier who defected to the opposition to take on jeb will return to power at the age of ninety two he spoke to supporters after his victory the motto we will have less reading in many of the branding.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"And japan coming online south korea and japan will coming online let's get the latest doug krizner in new york doug road julia it's a similar case in tokyo as it was here in the states where oil was out in front of much of the advance of the broader market right now within the nikkei two twenty five energy is the leading in in a group i should say leading the index higher by three tenths of one percent wti crude oil in new york popped above seventy one a barrel on news of an unexpected drop in stockpiles seventy one forty right now in the electron accession and also kind of supportive of higher equities in tokyo the end pulling back a bit against the dollar where at one oh nine eighty four in seoul the kospi had seven tenths of one percent and in sydney the asx two hundred is higher by about two tenths of one percent we'll be talking more about the stunning victory in malaysia 's election mahato muhammed defeating the current prime minister najib razak this is maybe going to infect a little bit of a nervousness throughout em here in the states the i shares msci malaysia etf was down about six percent at the close of new york trading and in indonesia the central bank they're preparing measures to restore stability to the currency the rupiah weakening to a two year low on a lot of concern about capital outflows particularly given higher rates here in the states and a stronger dollar the us ten year treasury giving back though about one basis point right now in tokyo where a to ninety nine after trading above three percent in yield terms here in the states and the bloomberg dollar spot index was pretty much flat in new york trading right now we are weaker by less than one tenth of one percent bryan such an interesting mix and this was a big part of it as you mentioned doug big jump higher for crude oil today and some cautionary thoughts from j polaski the founder of pawlowski global strategies he says oil may actually be setting up for a bit of a sell off somewhat close to twelve percent i think over the last month up seventeen percent year to date so i mean if you're up fifteen twenty percent on something and three or four months i think taking off the day one.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

Bloomberg Radio New York

01:43 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York

"In new york at bloomberg world headquarters let's get you caught up on market action we had higher stocks in the states boosted by a rally in oil but it was pretty broad based i mean financials were up information tech also sending the nasdaq composite higher by one percent west texas intermediate crude oil was up seventy one or above seventy one dollars on word of an unexpected drop in us stockpiles new zealand central bank has held its benchmark interest rates steady at one and three quarter percent that's no surprise we were talking earlier about the stunning victory in the election in malaysia mahathir mohammad defeating current prime minister najib razak now i shares mci malaysia etf that was down by nearly six percent at the worst level of the us session it was down nearly ten percent incidentally the markets in malaysia will be shut thursday and friday in indonesia the central bank they're preparing for measures to restore some stability to the currency the rupiah or repeal rather weakening to a two year low on worries about capital outflows the bank of indonesia a signaling for the second time in about two weeks that it may hike interest rates here in the states after the bell twentyfirst century fox reporting weaker earnings for the latest quarter on the tv side fox had fewer nfl games no super bowl that made for tough comparisons with last year and internationally the shift of some timing in cricket matches hurt advertising revenue stock is a bit lower in late trading but not by much right now for the nikkei futures in chicago imply maybe we will move up by about one hundred points we've got the dollaryen holding fairly steady let's get you caught up on global news now mark mills is in the.

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Late Trading, Mark Mills and Nfl discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

01:43 min | 3 years ago

Late Trading, Mark Mills and Nfl discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia

"In new york at bloomberg world headquarters let's get you caught up on market action we had higher stocks in the states boosted by a rally in oil but it was pretty broad based i mean financials were up information tech also sending the nasdaq composite higher by one percent west texas intermediate crude oil was up seventy one or above seventy one dollars on word of an unexpected drop in us stockpiles new zealand central bank has held its benchmark interest rates steady at one and three quarter percent that's no surprise we were talking earlier about the stunning victory in the election in malaysia mahathir mohammad defeating current prime minister najib razak now i shares mci malaysia etf that was down by nearly six percent at the worst level of the us session it was down nearly ten percent incidentally the markets in malaysia will be shut thursday and friday in indonesia the central bank they're preparing for measures to restore some stability to the currency the rupiah or repeal rather weakening to a two year low on worries about capital outflows the bank of indonesia a signaling for the second time in about two weeks that it may hike interest rates here in the states after the bell twentyfirst century fox reporting weaker earnings for the latest quarter on the tv side fox had fewer nfl games no super bowl that made for tough comparisons with last year and internationally the shift of some timing in cricket matches hurt advertising revenue stock is a bit lower in late trading but not by much right now for the nikkei futures in chicago imply maybe we will move up by about one hundred points we've got the dollaryen holding fairly steady let's get you caught up on global news now mark mills is in the.

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"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:20 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Will be handed i've it makes perfect sense for it to happen that way and you know he i think they would believe they need some sort of good news because to tell the truth even here in south korea there's a lot of concern that pulling out of the iran nuclear deal might have actually damage the chances of north korea getting up its own nuclear weapons i mean you can imagine if you're kim jong un why would you now believe washington when it says it will do this or do that in exchange for north korea giving up its nuclear weapons and australia and opposition senator katy gallagher has become the latest politician to be removed from office for foreign foul of a constitutional ban on dual nationals serving in parliament his sydney correspondent how will griffith australia's constitutional crisis has rumbled on since july with politicians including then deputy prime minister found to be in breach of the law the latest round of departure follows a ruling on the case of senator katy gallagher which said she didn't renounce her british citizenship in time for the twenty sixteen election she has resigned and four others in a similar position followed suit most are likely to seek reelection but questions over the constitution remain with a six month inquiry into whether the law should be changed world news from the bbc several large explosions have rocked parts of the afghan capital kabul police in the west of the cities have their fighting militants in an area close to a security compound local media reported an explosion there followed by intense gunfire further explosions within heard elsewhere in the city malaysians are voting in a tightly force general election the scandal ridden prime minister najib razak ruling coalition has been dogged by corruption scandal rising living costs and increased ethnic tensions he's facing a challenge from his old mentor and predescessor the ninety two year old muhammad muhammad jonathan head is in the capital kuala lumpur it is absolutely astonishing what she mahatma hamad i can't imagine many people twenty years younger with the same amount of energy this is the man who dominated not just malaysia he was such an extraordinary personality dominated the region when he was prime minister in.

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Japan hosts leaders from China and South Korea for trilateral summit on North Korea

BBC World Service

02:24 min | 3 years ago

Japan hosts leaders from China and South Korea for trilateral summit on North Korea

"State told reporters on his way to pyongyang very hoped depend on specific details for the summit including a date and location and he warned that the us would not be offering to relieve sanctions until its objectives were met he added that he hoped mr kim would do the right thing and release three americans being held in the state an official from the south korean presidential palace said the expected mr pompeo to return to the us with the detainees tony kim kim hak song and kim jong laura bicker the japanese prime minister shinzo abe's is hosting the chinese premier li coaching and the south korean president moon jaein in tokyo for trilateral summit there first nearly three years from tokyo here's rupert wingfield hayes we things on the korean peninsula now moving so fast japan's prime minister shinzo abe is desperate not to be left out he told his visitors japan is ready to normalize relations with north korea if the issues of its nuclear weapons and of japanese abductees can be fully resolved after the success of his recent summit with kim jong un south korean president moon jane was in conciliatory mood he said he was confident that close cooperation between south korea japan and china will bring peace and prosperity to the entire northeast asian region will news from the bbc five australian politicians have been forced to quit parliament for falling foul of a constitutional ban preventing jewel nationals from serving in federal office this is a high court ruling which found that an opposition senator katy gallagher held british citizenship when she stood for office in two thousand sixteen though she argued she took all reasonable steps to renounce it the natives dismissals mean fifteen australian mp's senators have been forced to stand down malaysians voting in a general election dominated by corruption scandal rising living costs and increased ethnic tension the governing coalition is facing its biggest electoral test in more than sixty years with the scandal ridden prime minister najib razak pitted against his old mentor and former prime minister moghadam hamad here's jonathan head the lines at this suburban kuala lumpur polling station have been long since this morning with people queuing expressing.

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Alleged corruption may tip Malaysian election

Bloomberg Daybreak

02:08 min | 3 years ago

Alleged corruption may tip Malaysian election

"The top stories for investors in the coming week said to asia and get a preview of a key election in the region for more let's turn things over to bloomberg daybreak asia anchors doug christner in new york and bryan curtis in hong kong bob the backdrop to next week's vote is public anger over rising costs in malaysia and the scandal at one md malaysia's main opposition is led by the former prime minister monitor mohammed and the opposition could actually win the popular vote but prime minister najib razak is expected to hold onto power that's because malaysia has a i past the post system and the party that wins the most seats in parliament wins now in the run up to the election najib told bloomberg that malaysia is heading in the right direction toward becoming a modern nation but he says that he's moving to keep the rating services happy the understand that is not easy to achieve a balanced budget but as long as the trajectories moving in the right direction and i think by maybe twenty twenty two twenty twenty three that's probably a more realistic target foster achieve balanced budget bloomberg's doug krizner and i are joined by youth ho bloomberg's bureau chief in kuala lumpur youth thanks very much for joining us the two leaders have really taken the gloves off marketeer is openly calling najrab his former protege corrupt and says that he's stolen billions how would you describe the mood as the vote comes the mood is is getting quite brutal here actually because you have been we have actually seen the happier actually face a lot of roadblocks he has been spotty has actually been suspended from campaigning for a bit now been released and he's also been banned from using his coalition's logo and also historian photos in campaign and recently he's right now under investigation for fakeness bill for saying that his plane was so that that's all in the in the backdrop while i can achieve is mostly keeping silent on all these criticism against him so it's all it's all quite taking up so the.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Can be tricky such come reskill are put to the test on the cookery competition monster schiff uk the contestants also have to ensure a roasting from the judges gionta road and greg willis selena cutty open who was born in malaysia was kicked off the show last week after they said the skin on the chicken she made should have been more crispy she prepared chicken rendering a southeast asian curry which is served as an accompaniment to nasi amac a popular malaysian dish now the master chef judges have been ridiculed by lovers of chicken rendering in malaysia singapore and indonesia they sent online that it's never crispy one facebook user wrote did they think this was fish and chips calling themselves celebrity chefs when they only know about food from their own culture shame a malaysian food writer added that this isn't kentucky fried chicken the meat has to be soft and tender even the country's prime minister najib razak stepped into the row posting a photo of chicken rendell on twitter and asking whether anyone has ever each crispy chicken curry as from his her she took to instagram promising to stand by traditional way cooking the dish daniel man making me feel hungry and that's all from us for now but an updated version of the global news podcast we available to download later if you'd like to comment on this additional the stories we included the drop us an email the address is global podcast at bbc dot co dot uk anti paged thank you for listening and until next time goodbye.

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"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:33 min | 3 years ago

"najib razak" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Can be tricky such come reskill are put to the test on the cookery competition monster schiff uk the contestants also have to ensure a roasting from the judges gionta road and greg willis selena cutty open who was born in malaysia was kicked off the show last week after they said the skin on the chicken she made should have been more crispy she prepared chicken rendering a southeast asian curry which is served as an accompaniment to nasi amac a popular malaysian dish now the master chef judges have been ridiculed by lovers of chicken rendering in malaysia singapore and indonesia they sent online that it's never crispy one facebook user wrote did they think this was fish and chips calling themselves celebrity chefs when they only know about food from their own culture shame a malaysian food writer added that this isn't kentucky fried chicken the meat has to be soft and tender even the country's prime minister najib razak stepped into the row posting a photo of chicken rendell on twitter and asking whether anyone has ever each crispy chicken curry as from his her she took to instagram promising to stand by traditional way cooking the dish daniel man making me feel hungry and that's all from us for now but an updated version of the global news podcast we available to download later if you'd like to comment on this additional the stories we included the drop us an email the address is global podcast at bbc dot co dot uk anti paged thank you for listening and until next time goodbye.

malaysia writer najib razak chicken rendell twitter greg willis indonesia facebook kentucky prime minister instagram