Exchange 106: the awkward 492-metre reminder of Malaysia’s ex-leader Najib Razak

As Malaysia seeks to move beyond the excesses associated with nearly a decade of rule under ex-prime minister Najib Razak, one of his pet projects continues to rise irreversibly skyward to become the tallest building in Southeast Asia.
Just months from completion, Exchange 106 – or Najib’s tower as some locals call it – is one of only a few mega-projects cleared by a new government that has pledged to review deals struck by the previous administration, cut back debt, and root…