Lim Guan Eng

  • Malaysia's former finance minister charged with corruption
    KUALA LUMPUR, August 7 (Reuters): Malaysia on Friday charged former finance minister and senior opposition leader Lim Guan Eng with corruption for seeking a bribe on a $1.5 billion infrastructure project. Lim said the charge was "politically motivated". The charge against Lim, who was minister in the Mahathir Mohamad-led coalition that collapsed in February, comes amid speculation that elections could be imminent due to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's slim ma
  • Malaysia arrests ex-finance minister on corruption charges
    KUALA LUMPUR, August 6 (Reuters) - Malaysia's former finance minister Lim Guan Eng was arrested on Thursday in connection with corruption allegations over a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project, state news agency Bernama reported. Lim, a senior opposition leader, will be charged in court on Friday, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said in a statement, although it did not immediately comment on the arrest. His arrest follows a months-long investigation into graft alleg