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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes media appearance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago has made her first media appearance. The female panda, which has not yet been named, is the second offspring of giant pandas Liang Liang and Xing Xing, both of which are on a 10-year loan to Malaysia since 2014. The … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes media appearance

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM’s graft probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia —Malaysian police said Friday the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million). Police seized 284 boxes of expensive designer handbags and 72 pieces of luggage stuffed with cash, jewelry and watches from … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM’s graft probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia seizes luxury bags, cash, jewelry in probe of ex-PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysian police on Friday confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak. Commercial crime chief Amar Singh said the valuables were seized in a search that began late Thursday at apartments linked to Najib … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia seizes luxury bags, cash, jewelry in probe of ex-PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country’s Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race. In an interview with The Associated Press, the prime minister-in-waiting also says he plans to run in a by-election this … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Ex-PM lawyer says no docs seized in Malaysia police search

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A seven-hour police search of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s property as part of a money-laundering investigation being pushed by his successor did not find any incriminating documents, his lawyer said Thursday. Najib’s lawyer Harpal Singh Grewal told The Associated Press that police seized several boxes of personal possessions including … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Ex-PM lawyer says no docs seized in Malaysia police search

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s house, reportedly part of a money-laundering investigation linked to a state investment fund that is being investigated abroad. More than a dozen police vehicles arrived at Najib’s house late Wednesday shortly after he returned home from prayers at a … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe