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The legacy of Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal on politics and corruption-fighting

Established for “forging partnerships and advancing growth”, the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) instead ended up at the centre of one of the world’s biggest financial fraud cases. But years later, how much progress has been made with holding the perpetrators to account? And what impact have the reforms had on Malaysia’s political landscape?

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Consider This: Johor By-Elections – Not Quite Status Quo?

The by-elections for the Pulai parliamentary seat and Simpang Jeram state seat in Johor last Saturday saw the Pakatan Harapan-Barisan Nasional unity coalition retaining the seats that were previously held by the late Salahuddin Ayub of Amanah. What were the main takeaways from the results of the polls?

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