KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s state investment fund 1MDB says it has never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, denying reports that entities linked to the fund had funneled $700 million ($2.6 billion) into Najib’s personal accounts.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kongers are set to take to the streets to renew their call for full democracy for the Asian financial hub in a rally that follows a turbulent year of protests over political reform.
On June 25 the Burmese parliament rejected five proposed constitutional amendments, including the removal of a clause that effectively gives the army a veto over constitutional change.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved the Parliament loyal to his predecessor and called fresh elections.
“I am not happy about it, I want the Constitution to be changed and Aung San Suu Kyi to become president. But I do not think they will change it before the elections.”
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