December 7: The Murder that Won’t Go Away
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib again ducks questions over the death of a Mongolian translator
November 18: Cherchez The French
Who got what for the sale of French submarines to Malaysia?
June 29: The French Connection
In arms deals involving the French government, the chances of corruption are high
November 24: Malaysia’s Mongolian Murder Mystery Continues
The acquitted Abdul Razak Baginda does little to dispel suspicions over Deputy Prime Minister Najib’s involvement
November 4: The Fallout From a Malaysian Murder Verdict
The acquittal of a top political figure in the murder of a Mongolian translator appears unlikely to stop controversy
October 31: Political Analyst Freed in Mongolian Murder Case
If Abdul Razak Baginda didn’t order two elite cops to kill a Mongolian translator, who did?
October 20: A Malaysian Murder Trial to Nowhere
Two years after Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibuu was murdered, her accusers continue to sit in a courtroom
July 27: Bringing Najib to Malaysia’s Witness Stand
Unless Malaysia’s political opposition, it’s questionable if justice will be done
July 24: Malaysia’s Najib Ducks a Court Appearance
A high court judge rules that the deputy prime minister doesn’t need to answer questions about a murder
July 21: Murder Most Foul
Malaysia’s legal pursuit of Anwar Ibrahim is destroying the country’s reputation
July 4: A Malaysian Private Eye Recants an Explosive Statement
Complete reversal on charges against Malaysia’s deputy prime minister raises questions of political pressure
June 23: Malaysian Deputy Premier’s Wife Allegedly Linked to Murder
An influential Malaysian Web journalist alleges that Najib Tun Razak’s wife was present when the Mongolian translator was murdered in 2006
April 30: Malaysian Deputy Premier Denies Murder Links
Najib Tun Razak says he had nothing to do with the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu. So why won’t he testify in court?
January 21: Malaysian Trial Drones Into Oblivion
Slain Mongolian translator Altantuya Shaariibuu sinks further from public consciousness
October 15: Whatever Happened to Altantuya Shaariibuu?
Timid prosecution, long delays and avoiding a powerful witness in a sensational murder case raise questions about Malaysia’s judicial system
September 10: What did Najib know and when did he know it?
Malaysia’s Mongolian murder trial raises more questions than it answers
September 3: Malaysia’s Politically Charged Murder Trial Resumes
Delays, avoidance of the powerful mark trial over murdered Mongolian beauty
August 6: Rot and More Rot in Malaysia’s Judicial System
The “retirement” of two top prosecutors is the latest fallout from the Mongolian murder trial, but the problems run deeper.
July 23: Some seriously troubling questions in Malaysia
An unbelievable spectacle took place in the bizarre murder trial of Mongolian beauty Altantuya Shaaribuu on June 29. Karpal Singh, the lawyer for the victim’s family, attempted to ask a question about a “government official” allegedly seen in a photograph with the victim. At that point, both the prosecutor and the defense lawyer sprang to their feet in unison to block the question.
July 13: Prosecution Setbacks in Mongolian Murder Case
Drama in a Malaysian courtroom as the prosecution treads water amid allegations of political pressure.
July 7: Maybe Najib Rides it Out
Despite a damaging week of revelations in the Mongolian murder case, clout and connections are likely to keep Malaysia’s deputy prime minister where he is.
July 4: Witness Recounts Threats in Malaysian Murder Trial
Star witness says she was coerced as prosecutors challenge inconsistencies.
July 1: Najib and Altantuya: A Picture Connects Them
Testimony in a Malaysian courtroom links the deputy prime minister to
a lurid murder case
June 22: Fury, Scorn and Murder in a Malaysian Courtroom
Sex, violence and political intrigue emerge in stunning testimony over a Mongolian beauty’s brutal slaying.
June 3: Mongolian beauty’s Malaysian Murder Case Postponed
Politically charged trial of three accused murderers is delayed as prosecution team is suddenly changed
March 30: Malaysia’s Deputy Premier Najib in Trouble?
Pressure mounts in Kuala Lumpur to put the brakes on a scandal-tainted Malay politico
November 8: Murder and Politics, Malaysia Style
Ruling party to debate its future while the slaying of a fashion model ensnares prominent politico