In a society built on the notion of racial and religious superiority, Najib’s verdict will be seen by many as a story of personal greed rather than a failure of the system.
The former Malaysian prime minister has repeatedly tried to delay his trial for corruption. But the new government is committed to making sure he has his day in court.
His trial has been delayed – and he’s using every opportunity to gain a new following.
Corruption can never be eliminated. Whether we like it or not, it has always been part of human nature and will continue to infect society.
The world’s largest financial scandal has toppled a government, threatened a currency, and revealed deeply problematic failings at a buccaneering Swiss bank.
Malaysia’s former leader is facing charges related to a wide-ranging financial scandal. The new government is sending a message that it’s serious about cleaning up corruption.
If Beijing can bring its neighbours to accept its regional leadership, China would have successfully achieved a dramatic reduction of US influence.
The demonstrations against Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak are a potent manifestation of the scale of disillusionment with the government.
Najib Razak’s response to corruption allegations has been a crackdown on investigators and his critics on both sides of politics. Malaysians are left wondering where their nation is headed.