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An introduction to Malaysia’s unfathomably large 1MDB fraud scandal

An introduction to Malaysia’s unfathomably large 1MDB fraud scandal

Crikey examines Malaysia's multibillion dollar 1MDB sovereign wealth fund scandal, which may well be remembered as the textbook case of financial fraud in the modern age.

Australia’s hopeless response to landmark Malaysian election

Australia’s hopeless response to landmark Malaysian election

There's a lot to be gleaned from Malaysia's recent election, especially for the craven and silent Australian government.

Razak’s Malaysia might be crazier than Trump’s America right now

Razak’s Malaysia might be crazier than Trump’s America right now

With all the attention on Trump, people don't seem to have noticed the utterly bizarre political political narrative unfolding in Malaysia right now.

Why Australia has been so quiet on the Malaysian bribery scandal

Why Australia has been so quiet on the Malaysian bribery scandal

Could the importance of our diplomatic relationship with Malaysia be taking precedence over the principles of criminal justice? Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly reports.

Monash, Curtin students threatened by unis ahead of Malaysian protests

Monash, Curtin students threatened by unis ahead of Malaysian protests

The warnings come just days ahead of major protests calling for the resignation of Malaysia’s PM, writes Jarni Blakkarly, a freelance journalist based in Melbourne. He tweets at @jarniblakkarly.

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia’s newest defence contractor

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia’s newest defence contractor

The company contracted to build Australia's next fleet of submarines has a shadowy, unresolved past.

With MH370 likely found, Malaysia’s lies begin to come undone

With MH370 likely found, Malaysia’s lies begin to come undone

France is now leading the investigation into wreckage that might have come from MH370. And that is very bad news indeed for Malaysia.

Finally, court lifts absurd Securency injunction

Finally, court lifts absurd Securency injunction

Nearly 12 months late, the Victorian Supreme Court has recognised the absurdity of pretending the internet doesn't exist.

In MH17 response, a rare — and surprising — win for Malaysian govt

In MH17 response, a rare — and surprising — win for Malaysian govt

Freelance writer Hari Raj compares the Malaysian government's response to two unprecedented incidents in aviation history.

After 56 years, will Malaysia finally get a new government?

After 56 years, will Malaysia finally get a new government?

Malaysia's ruling party has been in power since 1957, but for the first time in the nation's history, it looks like it could lose its majority in Sunday's election. Freelance writer Hari Raj wonders: will this be the one that makes the difference?