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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia's Najib loses appeal of 1MDB-linked convictions

Facing 12 years behind bars, former PM set to take case to apex court

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak during an earlier court appearance: The judge presiding over his appeal called his actions "a national embarrassment."   © Reuters

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia -- The Malaysian appeals court on Wednesday upheld corruption convictions against former Prime Minister Najib Razak related to the failed state wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

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