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Corruption trial delay is a ‘victory’ for former Malaysian leader Najib Razak — but not for long, analyst says [CNBC]

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15 Feb Corruption trial delay is a ‘victory’ for former Malaysian leader Najib Razak — but not for long, analyst says [CNBC]

“… a delay in the legal process and greater visibility on social media platforms could benefit Najib if it lasts long enough for the political climate in Malaysia to change, according to Dr Oh Ei Sun, a senior fellow at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs.

“If the political tide in the country turns, let’s say, in a few years’ time, then he could well be back in power, for example, or his allies could be back in power and he could then be absolved of all these charges,” Oh told CNBC’s Sri Jegarajah on Tuesday. Oh was Najib’s political secretary in 2009 to 2011.

Excerpted from the full article: Corruption trial delay is a ‘victory’ for former Malaysian leader Najib Razak — but not for long, analyst says [CNBC, 12 February 2019]

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