Razak’s fund scandal prompts DiCaprio to return Oscar won by Brando

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio confirmed Friday that he has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando, along with other gifts, amid an inquiry into a multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme involving a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund. US authorities are seeking to recover billions in money and assets allegedly embezzled by businessmen with political connections in Malaysia.

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Malaysia, Indonesia to launch joint patrols off Mindanao to fight militants

Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia will launch joint patrols in waters off the Mindanao region this month to counter threats from Islamic State group militants,...

Malaysia, Indonesia to launch joint patrols off Mindanao to fight militants

Malaysian citizens in North Korea return home after Malaysia releases Kim Jong Un’s body

Malaysian authorities returned the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, in a deal that secured the release of nine Malaysian citizens...

Malaysian citizens in North Korea return home after Malaysia releases Kim Jong Un’s body

Kim Jong-nam’s body to be released to his family in Macau

Forty-one days after he was assassinated in Malaysia, the remains of Kim Jong-nam will be repatriated to his family in Macau. Sun Daily reports that the body was released today by...

Kim Jong-nam’s body to be released to his family in Macau

Interpol warrant issued for four N. Koreans: Malaysia

Interpol has issued an international arrest warrant for four North Koreans wanted by Malaysian investigators in connection with the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, the...

Interpol warrant issued for four N. Koreans: Malaysia

Malaysia gives boot to North Korean ambassador, levels key accusations

Malaysia expelled North Korean ambassador Kang Chol on Saturday, giving him 48 hours to leave the country after Kuala Lumpur said Pyongyang had failed to offer an   apology over...

Malaysia gives boot to North Korean ambassador, levels key accusations

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to invest USD7 billion in Malaysia oil refinery

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco will invest $7 billion in a giant Malaysian oil refinery project, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as he declared ties with the kingdom...

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to invest USD7 billion in Malaysia oil refinery

Kim killing suspects paid USD90 to take part in ‘TV prank’: reports

Two women being held over the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam said Saturday they thought they were taking part in a prank video, with one of them reportedly telling a senior...

Kim killing suspects paid USD90 to take part in ‘TV prank’: reports

VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysia police

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare, Malaysian police said Friday. Releasing a...

VX nerve agent found on Kim Jong-Nam face: Malaysia police

BREAKING: Female suspects in Kim killing knew it was poison attack

Two women arrested over the killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother in Kuala Lumpur knew they were taking part in a poison attack, Malaysia’s police chief...

BREAKING: Female suspects in Kim killing knew it was poison attack

Coconuts KL Politics

Coconuts KL will continue covering Malaysian politics: Whether it is about the Red Shirts vs the Yellow Shirts, those never-ending 1MDB corruption cases, or the never-ending sodomy cases.  Because in Malaysia, politics we trust! (a little bit, lah).