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Liz Lee

Wife of Malaysia's former PM Najib charged with two counts of graft

15 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia on Thursday accused Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, on charges of soliciting and receiving bribes involving a sum of 189 million ringgit ($45.12 million) to help a company secure a government project.

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak faces six more corruption charges over state funds

25 Oct 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak was charged with six counts of criminal breach of trust involving government funds worth more than $1.5 billion on Thursday, adding to the 32 charges he already faces for money laundering and graft.

Malaysia's CIMB expects flurry of M&A deals as government eyes stake sales

10 Oct 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia could see a flurry of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the coming months as the government looks to pare down direct ownership in companies to raise funds, the chief executive of CIMB Investment Bank said.

UPDATE 1-Keppel, SPH look to up stake in Singapore telco M1 -sources

26 Sep 2018

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, Sept 26 Keppel Corporation Ltd (KCL) and Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) are looking to buy out Axiata Group Bhd's stake in Singapore's smallest mobile network operator M1 Ltd, sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.

Malaysia's Axiata in talks for more tower acquisitions over next 12 months

26 Sep 2018

(Removes reference to acquisitions value in headline and lede)

CORRECTED-Malaysia's Axiata in talks for acquisitions over next 12 months

22 Sep 2018

* Deals could make up for growth lost from scrapped Pakistani deal

Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power

20 Sep 2018

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian prosecutors charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power on Thursday over hundreds of millions of dollars received in his personal bank account.

Malaysia's Axiata scraps $940 million Pakistan deal after regulatory issues

18 Sep 2018

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE A unit of Malaysian telecoms firm Axiata Group has called off a $940 million deal to buy 13,000 telecoms towers in Pakistan after regulators there failed to provide all approvals for the transaction announced a year ago.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Malaysia's Axiata scraps $940 mln Pakistan deal after regulatory issues

18 Sep 2018

* Says deal conditions not met, particularly regulatory approval

Malaysia's Axiata scraps $940 million Pakistan deal after regulatory issues

18 Sep 2018

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE A unit of Malaysian telecoms firm Axiata Group has called off a $940 million (£715 million) deal to buy 13,000 telecoms towers in Pakistan after regulators there failed to provide all approvals for the transaction announced a year ago.

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