7 DAYS: Goldman Sachs Apologises for 1MDB, Malaysia's New King, Whatsapp Fights Fake News

Our video series 7 Days gives you a quick recap of all the stories you need to know. 
Saturday 5 January 2019
Fan Bing Bing was ordered to pay RM884 million in back taxes. Photo: AFP

Catch up with the last 7 days of culture, life and current affairs with UNRESERVED. Here are the week’s stories in bite-sized segments that will keep you up to date and in the know.

1. Goldman Sachs apologises for 1MDB
2. Sultan of Pahang takes the throne
3. Chris Brown arrested in Paris
4. Whatsapp’s attempt to curb fake news
5. AirAsia and Malaysia Airports are suing each other
6. Chinese government clamps down on back taxes owed by celebs
7. 2019 Oscars sees more diversity

12/1/19 – 19/1/19 Recap

1. Canadian sentenced to death in China
2. Second black box from Lion Air crash found
3. Will there be a second US-North Korea summit?
4. Theresa May won’t budge on no-deal Brexit
5. China’s moon plant wilts
6. Ghostbusters sequel released

5/1/19 – 11/1/19 Recap

1. Malaysian king abdicates throne
2. Storm Pabuk wreaks havoc in Thailand
3. #metoo at BFM
4. Kim Jong Un’s visit to China
5. Carlos Ghosn speaks out after being imprisoned
6. Sandra Oh makes history at Golden Globes

29/12/18 – 4/1/19 Recap

1. Storms cause widespread damage in Philippines and Indonesia
2. Car rams into revellers in Shibuya
3. East Coast Railway link might still get the go ahead
4. Bomb explodes outside mall in Mindanao, Philippines
5. Thousands flee clashes between Myanmar army and Buddhist separatists
6. China successfully lands a rover on the moon
7. A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody strong contenders for Golden Globes

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