Category: Malaysia

Anwar Ibrahim, the 75-year-old Malaysian prime minister-in-waiting, finally clinched the top job after spending years in jail

Anwar Ibrahim. Zahim Mohd/NurPhoto by way of Getty Images Anwar Ibrahim has been tapped to be the subsequent Malaysian prime minister. He had a rollercoaster experience to the top, after spending years in jail on sodomy and corruption costs. He finally landed the job on Thursday, after 20 years of main Malaysia’s opposition. Malaysia’s new prime minister has had a wild experience to the top…

Tankers filled with dirty Russian oil are piling up around Asian ports ahead of fresh EU sanctions

Getty Images Tankers carrying Russian oil have settled at ports near Malaysia and Singapore ahead of the next round of EU sanctions.  Roughly 1.1 million tons of high-sulfur fuel oil was sitting on vessels for the week ending October 24. New European Union sanctions will ban insurance on tankers holding Russian oil starting December 5.  Tankers carrying Russian oil have settled at ports near Malaysia…