‘Can I advise you something?!’ We’re here for the remix, and for the ‘Scarface’ dub

Ah, readers. It was but a week ago when Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission chief Latheefa Koya unleashed 45 minutes of shady-a** bliss upon us in the form of leaked audio tapes between members of the previous administration, including none other former Prime Minister Najib Razak and his, ahem, colorful wife, Rosmah Mansor. In one of the ...

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Malaysia rejects ‘less than $2bn’ Goldman offer over 1MDB

Malaysia rejects ‘less than $2bn’ Goldman offer over 1MDB

Malaysia rejected a compensation offer of "less than $2 billion" from Goldman Sachs for the role of its subsidiaries in the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, an aide to the...

‘Abominable’ won’t be screened in Malaysia over S. China Sea map

‘Abominable’ won’t be screened in Malaysia over S. China Sea map

Animated film "Abominable" will not be shown in Malaysia after its distributor Sunday said it could not comply with censors' demands to cut a controversial scene showing Beijing's...

Malaysian PM says Hong Kong leader should quit

Malaysian PM says Hong Kong leader should quit

Malaysia’s prime minister said Friday Hong Kong’s embattled leader should resign over the city’s increasingly violent pro-democracy protests and warned China...

Netherlands asked Ukraine not to hand over MH17 suspect to Russia

Netherlands asked Ukraine not to hand over MH17 suspect to Russia

The Netherlands pressed Kiev hard to drop the handover to Russia of a key figure in the 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and regrets it was done, the government said...

Malaysia launches legal action to recover embezzled 1MDB millions

Malaysia launches legal action to recover embezzled 1MDB millions

Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime,...

Jho Low, Fugees founder indicted for Obama donations

Jho Low, Fugees founder indicted for Obama donations

A founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a flamboyant Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to US president Barack Obama's 2012...

Malaysia rejects war crimes court position: opposition parties say royals must be exempt from prosecution

Malaysia rejects war crimes court position: opposition parties say royals must be exempt from prosecution

Malaysia's government did a U-turn to join the International Criminal Court after backlash from a powerful Islamic ruler and opposition politicians.

International Paralympic Committee upset with Malaysia’s ban on Israeli para-swimmers

International Paralympic Committee upset with Malaysia’s ban on Israeli para-swimmers

Malaysia said IPC can withdraw the country from hosting the championship if they want to do so.

Malaysian state chooses new sultan, expected to be elected king

Malaysian state chooses new sultan, expected to be elected king

The former king reportedly married a Russian ex-beauty queen while on medical leave.


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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).

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