Najib Razak was found guilty in the first of multiple trials related to the siphoning of billions of dollars from the country's 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.
An online campaign recommended business attire and makeup while working at home, and to avoid sarcasm when asking for help with housework. The women of Malaysia were not amused.
Sam Rainsy of the now-banned Cambodia National Rescue Party was barred from boarding a plane from Paris to Thailand. His deputy was detained in Malaysia. Both risk arrest if they enter Cambodia.
It's the first court case for Najib related to broader allegations involving the misuse of billions of dollars. Much of that money was raised by the U.S. bank Goldman Sachs, which also faces charges.
Doan Thi Huong will plead guilty to a lesser charge. All charges against her Indonesian co-defendant, Siti Aisyah, were unexpectedly dropped last month. North Korea very likely ordered the killing.
Malaysian authorities dropped charges this week against the Indonesian woman accused of smearing poison on the face of Kim Jong Nam. But they won't drop charges against Doan Thi Huong.
Siti Aisyah of Indonesia was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murder charge against her. Kim Jong Nam was killed after a nerve agent was spread on his face in 2017.
The U.S. bank and two of its former bankers face criminal charges in connection with Malaysia's 1MDB scandal, which involves billions of dollars allegedly stolen from a development fund.
Hassan Al Kontar arrived in Canada eight months after posting his first pleas for help at a Malaysian airport. He didn't have a visa to go anywhere else — until he found allies in an unlikely place.
Najib Razak was charged in connection with the 1MDB scandal, involving the alleged misuse of more than $1.5 billion. He pleaded not guilty to the 21 charges he faces.