Elite athlete Amos* was just days out from competing at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast when he got word from thousands of kilometres away that his house had been raided.
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A legal expert says several hurdles remain before Australia would extradite a convicted Malaysian bodyguard at the centre of a political murder scandal that has captivated Malaysia for over a decade.
Read and watch more – https://www.sbs.com.au/news/will-australia-extradite-hitman-in-malaysia-murder-scandal
Why is it so hard to join Sydney’s Rooty Hill RSL? Here’s what happened to one SBS News journalist when he tried to sign up.
Read full article – https://www.sbs.com.au/news/i-tried-to-join-an-rsl-club-then-i-asked-a-difficult-question
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Watch and read – https://www.sbs.com.au/news/ten-people-in-a-two-bed-unit-international-students-living-in-squalor?cid=trending
Senior ANZ officials were aware of suspicious transactions going into the Malaysian Prime Minister’s accounts at their Malaysian affiliated bank, a source with intimate knowledge has told SBS News.
Read the full story – https://www.sbs.com.au/news/exclusive-senior-anz-officials-were-aware-of-suspicious-transactions-at-malaysian-affiliate
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The Australian government is trying to avoid investigating local links to a Malaysian corruption scandal, according to the country’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad.
In an exclusive interview with SBS World News the former leader of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad – who ruled the country with an iron-grip for 22 years – said Australia was turning a blind eye to corruption over the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) state investment fund.
“Australia has been involved to a certain extent but it looks as if the government of Australia wants to avoid any involvement in this crime committed,” Dr Mahathir said.
Read the full story and watch the full interview here – http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/05/09/australia-avoiding-investigating-malaysian-corruption-scandal-says-former-pm