Najib defends Riza Aziz and 6 news from yesterday

Modified 17 May 2020, 7:12 am

KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

Former premier Najib Abdul Razak took a swipe at Dr Mahathir Mohamad while defending his stepson Riza Aziz (above) who entered into a plea bargain over money laundering charges linked to the 1MDB case. De facto law minister Takiyuddin Hassan said Mahathir shouldn't be a hypocrite

Former attorney-general Tommy Thomas insists he had never agreed to Riza entering into a plea bargain.

A new Kedah menteri besar will be sworn in to replace Mukhriz Mahathir as Kedah PKR members quit the party to herald the new Perikatan Nasional coalition's rise to power.

Tesco said it found evidence of human rights abuses in its Malaysian operations.

New cases of Covid-19 dropped to below 20 again, while 317 children have been infected overall.

Residents under the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme will be allowed to reenter the country. 

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