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Rosmah Mansor, wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Putrajaya, Malaysia, to answer questions as part of an investigation linked to the 1MDB financial scandal, June 5, 2018.

Malaysian Minister Calls for Corruption Probe into Chinese Pipeline Projects

The new Malaysian finance minister said Tuesday he had asked for the nation’s anti-corruption commission to investigate a “highly suspicious” payment totaling U.S. $2 billion to a Chinese firm when only 15 percent of its work building gas pipelines in Malaysia was complete.