Trump trade deal comments spook investors - Former Malaysian PM takes stand over 1MDB scandal
Prosecutors painted a picture of massive corruption and abuse of power. The second trial is the biggest out of five the former prime minister will face.
The former prime minister and his associates are accused of pilfering hundreds of millions of dollars from the state sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
Huawei’s revenues for the first half of 2019 were up and, despite US blacklisting it in May, the Chinese telco is confident of more growth this year. It is now even wooing US allies, like Poland, with investment pledges.
The former Malaysian Prime Minister has been hit with new charges related to a huge financial scandal. If he is convicted he faces up to 20 years in prison for each charge.
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