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Najib was akin to ’emperor’ of 1MDB, ex-CEO tells court
KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi likened former prime minister Najib Razak to an “emperor” in the sovereign fund.
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Malaysia, Goldman discuss dropping 1MDB charges: Top prosecutor
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia is open to more talks with Goldman Sachs after having two rounds of discussions to drop criminal charges against three units of the bank over the 1MDB scandal, the co...
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Ex-CEO: Najib was like ‘emperor of 1MDB’, ultimate power in company
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi agreed that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was virtually the "emperor" of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD) as he was the ult...
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Malaysia, Goldman discuss dropping 1MDB charges
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is open to more talks with Goldman Sachs after having two rounds of discussions to drop criminal charges against three units of the bank over...
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1MDB witness: Minutes of meeting were untrue but I signed because Najib signed
KUALA LUMPUR: A witness says he signed the minutes of a meeting solely because prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had signed the document first, and he did it despite...
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Cops to take Najib’s statement tomorrow over FB post against Nga
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will record former prime minister Najib Razak’s statement tomorrow after an alleged defamatory Facebook post he made against Perak DAP chairman and Dewan Rakyat deputy speak...
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Shafee: Najib summoned to Bukit Aman tomorrow over Nga Kor Ming posting
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will present himself to Bukit Aman tomorrow to assist investigations into a statement allegedly insulting the Sultan of Selangor t...
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Decision power shift in 1MDB proposed by Jho Low - Witness
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): It was fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) who proposed for Article 117 to be inserted into 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
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No link between DAP and museum, says Chow
GEORGE TOWN: There is no link between DAP and the Asia Comic Cultural Museum, says state DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow.
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Najib hits out at DAP over ‘propaganda’ comic book given to schools
PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has dismissed a comic book distributed to secondary and vernacular schools, saying it contains DAP propaganda and is aimed at him.
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No links between DAP and Penang-based comic museum, says chief minister
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 17 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today denied any link between DAP and the Asia Comic Cultural Museum located in the state capital, following allegations of the disseminatio...
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I hired Casey based on Jho Low’s recommendation, says ex-1MDB CEO
KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today he hired former executive director Tang Keng Chee based on fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho’s...
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Ex-1MDB CEO: Jho Low claimed Najib wanted company constitution changed to gave PM 'ultimate power'
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — Businessman Low Taek Jho claimed Datuk Seri Najib Razak had wanted 1Malaysia Development Berhad's (1MDB) company constitution to expressly state that the prime minister would ...
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1MDB-Tanore Trial day 23: Cross-examination approaches next phase of 1MDB-PSI fiasco
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): The cross-examination of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi is expected to turn a new page today, going into the s...
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Change of power from federal govt to PM in 1MDB was Jho Low’s instruction, says...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): The transfer of decision-making power from the federal government to the prime minister in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) was made by the board at the advise of Low Taek Jho, ...
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1MDB-Tanore Trial day 23: Cross-examination approaches next phase of 1MDB-PSI...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): The cross-examination of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi is expected to turn a new page today, going into the s...
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Witness: Isa insisted board approval was unnecessary
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Isa Samad had told Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd’s (FIC) board of directors that there was no need to seek the approval of...
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Ex-CEO: 1MDB chairman instructed for no records on Najib’s pre-meeting phone call
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh had instructed that no records be kept of him having spoken to then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib ...
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Isa Samad trial: Witness says FIC rejected hotel buy twice but Najib wanted firm to reconsider
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The High Court here was told that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak asked Felda Investment Corp Sdn Bhd (FIC) to reconsider the purchase of the Merdeka Palace Hotel &...
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1MDB signed US$1b deal with PSI’s Cayman doppelganger instead of board’s approved firm, says ex-CEO
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had signed a joint venture deal in 2009 with a company based in the Cayman Islands instead of the 1MDB board’s approved partner named Pet...
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Isa said Najib wanted review of decision not to buy hotel, court told
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak had urged Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) to review its decision not to purchase a hotel in Kuching two weeks after the decision was made, th...
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Activist doesn't regret protest at UM convocation, says would do it again
PETALING JAYA: Student activist Wong Yan Ke said that he conducted his protest against the Vice Chancellor of University Malaya at the convocation to "democratise"...
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Ex-1MDB CEO agrees with defence that Najib could have been manipulated in Jho Low’s ‘orchestra’
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — There is a “possibility” that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was unknowingly manipulated by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, the High Court heard today.
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1MDB director Casey Tang gave ‘okay’ to sign JV agreement with PSI impostor,...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): 1MDB chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi admitted to inking a joint venture (JV) agreement between 1MDB and an impostor JV partner in 2009, despite noticin...
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Isa Samad trial: Witness says FIC rejected hotel buy twice but Najib wants firm...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The High Court here was told that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak asked Felda Investment Corp Sdn Bhd (FIC) to reconsider the purchase of the Merdeka Palace Hotel &...
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Despite being charged, I support allocation boost for MACC, says Zahid
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says that he fully supports the move to boost allocation and staff for the Malaysian...
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Najib to be summoned this week over FB posting against Nga
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak will be called to Bukit Aman this week to assist police investigation into his alleged defamatory statement against Teluk Intan MP Nga Kor Ming.
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1MDB audit report tampering: Prosecution to prepare over 40 witness statements
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The prosecution team in the 1MDB audit report tampering trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former 1MDB chief executive officer Arul Kanda Kandasamy is preparing over 40 ...
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Survey shows ‘quiet’ Khairy still most popular Opposition leader, followed by Najib
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — Voters nowadays select their leaders based on how vocal they are, their clarity of thought while communicating and how consistent they are when it comes to communication, a re...
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1MDB trial: Najib may have been under Jho Low's influence, says witness
KUALA LUMPUR: The key witness in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial did not rule out the possibility that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib...
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1MDB only performed 'oral due diligence' on PSI prior to US$1b investment into JV: Witness
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): What sort of due diligence did 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) perform on PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) before spending US$1 billion on a joint venture (JV) with the Saudi...
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1MDB only performed 'oral due diligence' on PSI prior to US$1b investment into...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): What sort of due diligence did 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) perform on PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) before spending US$1 billion on a joint venture (JV) with the Saudi...
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Bukit Aman: Najib to be summoned this week over Nga Kor Ming posting
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be called to Bukit Aman this week to assist police investigation on his alleged defamatory statement against Teluk Intan Memb...
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Isa Samad trial: Request to review rejected hotel acquisition deal came from Najib, court told
KUALA LUMPUR: The request to review a rejected proposal to acquire the Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites in Kuching came from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the High...
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Due diligence on PetroSaudi deal never presented to 1MDB, court told
KUALA LUMPUR: The 1MDB management team did not present any due diligence report before it entered into a joint venture project with PetroSaudi International (PSI) in 2009, the High Court hearing the c...
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Ex-1MDB CEO: US$1b partnership with PetroSaudi built on Najib, Saudi king’s personal relationship
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — The US$1 billion cash “investment” that 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) entered into in 2009 with PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) was built from the personal relati...
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Under fire for ‘hurried’ 1MDB-PSI deal, ex-CEO say wasn’t rushed ‘for fun’
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — The joint venture between 1MDB and PetroSaudi International (PSI) had to be expedited to coincide with the visit Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince to Malaysia then, Datuk Shahrol ...
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Anwar: I did not take Najib’s Parliament Budget debate slot
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today denied allegations that he took the Budget 2020 Parliament debate slot which was meant for former prime minister Datuk Seri Naji...
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Cops to get Interpol to sniff out Twitter user who posted 'dogs' comment
KUALA LUMPUR: Police will seek the help of Interpol to trace a man who posted insulting tweets aimed at Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and...
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Why is govt stymieing inspection of bling, asks Rosmah’s lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR: Rosmah Mansor’s lawyer today questioned the government’s refusal to allow an independent, court-appointed expert to inspect four pieces of jewellery seized by the police last year.
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Najib remains second most popular opposition leader, survey shows
KUALA LUMPUR: A recent public opinion survey has revealed that Najib Razak remains the second most trusted and popular opposition leader despite the slew of charges against him, losing only to Khairy ...
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Muhyiddin insists Sosma still needed to fight terrorism
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 16 – The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government cannot afford to abolish the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act, or Sosma, as terrorism is on the rise globally, said Home Minister Tan ...
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1MDB trial stalled as Najib a no-show
KUALA LUMPUR - A due parliamentary speech by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has stalled the proceeding of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial at the High Court here - much to the...
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Saying Utusan died carrying Umno’s water, Kadir Jasin insists old sycophants must not infect new paper
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — Former Utusan Malaysia personalities who capitulated the newspaper’s independence to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s Umno should not be accepted into its successor, Datuk A. Kadi...
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1MDB trial stalled as Najib a no-show
KUALA LUMPUR: A due parliamentary speech by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has stalled the proceeding of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)...
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1MDB-Tanore Trial Day 22: Back to full-day hearing after Tuesday’s false start
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The 1MDB-Tanore trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak is scheduled to begin at 9.30am today — after a day’s break arising from the absence of the former prime minister Datuk Seri ...
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SOSMA needs to be improved, not repealed: Malaysian defence minister
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to improve the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA), not repeal it, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu on Tuesday (Oct 15).
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DAP Youth: UM vice-chancellor must resign for failing to carry out duty fairly
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) leaders today questioned if Universiti Malaya vice-chancellor Abdul Rahim Hashim is ignoring Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s advice to be open...
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Make racism a crime, Ramkarpal tells PH
KUALA LUMPUR: DAP MP Ramkarpal Singh has asked the PH government to criminalise racist statements if it is serious in fighting the rising racist remarks made by certain leaders and politicians.
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Opposition lauds PH lawmaker for urging Putrajaya to revive MRT3
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Opposition lawmakers today lauded government backbencher Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for urging the government to revive the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3). Nik Nazmi [PH-Setiawangsa]...
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Opposition lauds PH lawmaker for urging Putrajaya to revive MRT3
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Opposition lawmakers today lauded government backbencher Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for urging the government to revive the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3). Nik Nazmi [PH-Setiawangsa]...
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Judge reprimands Najib for skipping his 1MDB trial
KUALA LUMPUR: Trial judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah today expressed his dissatisfaction and unhappiness over the accused, Najib Razak, being absent from the proceeding.
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Najib plays down Budget 2020, says Putrajaya can’t achieve fiscal, economic growth projections
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — Projections of economic growth within Pakatan Harapan’s Budget 2020 was played down by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who said policies and the direction of t...
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Najib wants PAC probe on Guan Eng's ‘RM150b robbery’ claim during Budget speech
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today suggested for the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to investigate alleged robbery of RM150 billion committed by the Barisan Nasional government, as...
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Najib: PAC should probe Guan Eng's claim that RM150b was stolen from Malaysia’s...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on the government to move the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to investigate Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s claim that the cu...
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1MDB trial: Judge warns Najib to not repeat postponement of trial
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been reprimanded by High Court Judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah on Tuesday (Oct...
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Probe MACC chief for jumping gun on 1MDB money, Perak Umno man tells cops
IPOH, Oct 15 — An Umno politician today accused anti-graft chief Latheefa Koya of insulting the courts by pre-empting its decision concerning a dispute over RM25 million allegedly funnelled to the s...
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1MDB trial put off for Najib to debate on Budget 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial has been postponed as Datuk Seri Najib Razak is due to give a speech in Parliament, which is...
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Govt, AG's appeal dismissed; Najib can continue to challenge Sri Ram's appointment
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 15): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak and lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah were allowed to continue to challenge the appointment of senior Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Ser...
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Forced to defer Najib’s 1MDB trial for Parliament, judge says this is ‘last time’
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — The hearing for Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption trial scheduled for this afternoon had to be postponed to allow him to deliver a spee...
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High Court to hear AG’s move to appoint Sri Ram as ad hoc prosecutor
PUTRAJAYA: The High Court will have to decide whether Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas was correct in appointing senior lawyer Gopal Sri Ram as ad hoc deputy public prosecutor (DPP) in criminal case...
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Govt, AG's appeal dismissed; Najib can continue to challenge Sri Ram's...
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 15): Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak and lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah were allowed to continue to challenge the appointment of senior Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Ser...
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1MDB-Tanore Trial Day 22: More into Shahrol's involvement with Jho Low in 1MDB...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): The cross-examination of Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi (pictured) in the 1Malaysia Developmemnt Bhd (1MDB)-Tanore trial enters its sixth day today, as defence counsel Tan Sr...
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1MDB forfeiture suit: AGC to respond to Yayasan Tun Hussein Onn's...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Yayasan Tun Hussein Onn is still awaiting the Attorney-General's Chambers' written reply to its representation letter against the forfeiture of RM1.98 million the foundation all...
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Najib's suit against Pua stays withdrawn but latter entitled to damages
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Damansara Member of Parliament Tony Pua had today managed to set aside the injunction imposed on him by Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a suit filed by the former prime minister again...
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Shafee accuses Shahrol of being in cahoots with Jho Low
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Lead defense counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has alleged former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi had conspired...
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Court rules Pua entitled to damages after Najib dropped defamation suit
KUALA LUMPUR: The Court of Appeal here has allowed Damansara MP Tony Pua to receive damages after the High Court last year allowed former prime minister Najib Razak to withdraw his defamation suit ove...
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‘Content of letter came from Low’
KUALA LUMPUR: An audit on sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) would have revealed the trouble it was in.
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Apex court to decide tomorrow if Sri Ram, govt can appeal against leave to challenge 1MDB-Tanore lead prosecutor appointment
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): The Federal Court in Putrajaya is expected to decide tomorrow whether appointed senior Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram (pictured), the Attorney General's...
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Shafee accuses Shahrol of being in cahoots with Jho Low
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Lead defense counsel Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has alleged former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi had conspired...
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Najib flip-flopped over due diligence on 1MDB, says ex-CEO
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s 1MDB corruption trial heard today the former prime minister was indecisive whether the auditor-general should conduct an audit and due diligence on the ...
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Ex-1MDB CEO says did text Najib ‘happy birthday’, but not to check on work
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi today confirmed he had in the past sent text messages with birthday greetings to Datuk Seri Najib Razak, but had not contacted the latter to ...
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Reject race-based politics of hate, DAP’s Chin Tong urges media
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — A DAP leader has called upon the Malaysian media to reject the race-based politics of hate, blaming local practitioners of still being stuck in defining things in racial terms...
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Federal auditors would have sniffed out money transfers to Good Star with access to 1MDB books, court told
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — The Auditor General and the National Audit Department (NAD) could have detected the USD700 million transfers from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to Good Star Limited has ...
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1MDB trial: I messaged Najib on his birthday, not to double-check on instructions, say witness
KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) CEO’s handphone number is listed in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s contacts, but the communication between...
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Dr Mahathir’s budget handouts aimed at keeping ethnic Malays happy
SINGAPORE (Oct 14): Faced with waning popularity and a flagging economy, Malaysia’s ruling coalition government led by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is balancing the need to tame rising deb...
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Apex court to decide tomorrow if Sri Ram, govt can appeal against leave to...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): The Federal Court in Putrajaya is expected to decide tomorrow whether appointed senior Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram (pictured), the Attorney General's...
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Economy vs support, the balancing act for PH’s budget
KUALA LUMPUR: Faced with waning popularity and a flagging economy, the ruling coalition government led by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is balancing the need to tame rising debt and placating eth...
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MACC accused of exceeding its powers for issuing compound notices to 80 entities allegedly linked to 1MDB
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has been accused of acting beyond its legal powers (ultra vires) for issuing compound notices...
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1MDB forfeiture suit: Photos of items seized to be shown to Najib, Rosmah for identification
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Coloured photographs of the items seized in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) civil forfeiture suit against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Se...
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Malaysia's budget handouts aimed at keeping ethnic Malays happy
KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Faced with waning popularity and a flagging economy, Malaysia's ruling coalition government led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is balancing the need to tame rising debt ...
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A-G’s Report: Govt still exposed to RM66b worth of debt owed by five Ministry of Finance Inc companies
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — The auditor-general (A-G) has urged Putrajaya to impose a ceiling on how much debt it can guarantee in a bid to rein in its staggering exposure to liabilities owed by governme...
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1MDB-Tanore Trial Day 21: Shahrol's cross-examination enters second week
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): The cross-examination of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi (pictured), the prosecution's ninth witness, enters it...
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The Week Ahead: Budget, trials to keep us busy this week
This week, the buzz in business and politics, as well as coffee shop conversation, will centre on Budget 2020 as Malaysians digest the 88-page budget speech to see how it impacts our lives.
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1MDB forfeiture suit: Photos of items seized to be shown to Najib, Rosmah for...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Coloured photographs of the items seized in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) civil forfeiture suit against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Se...
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BN stole GST refunds, Guan Eng insists
KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today maintained that the Barisan Nasional (BN) government “stole” refunds from the goods and services tax (GST) which should have been returned to busi...
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MACC to execute phase three of 1MDB fund recovery
KAJANG, Oct 12 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will execute phase three of its move to recover 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds from recipients.
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MACC to kick off phase three of 1MDB fund recovery, targeting recipients of RM500k and below
KAJANG (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will execute phase three of its move to recover 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds...
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Those who got less from 1MDB next on MACC list
KAJANG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission will soon embark on the third phase of recovering 1MDB funds, now involving people and companies who received RM500,000 and below from the scandal-plag...
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Only RM100 provided to settle govt debt for 2019 and 2020, says Najib
PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak said the Pakatan Harapan only allocated RM100 to settle the government’s debt for this year and RM100 for next year.
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Najib Razak to be questioned over post that allegedly insulted Selangor Sultan
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's ex-prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be questioned by the police soon over a Facebook page that allegedly insulted Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.
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Najib to be questioned over post that allegedly insulted Selangor Sultan
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's ex-prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be questioned by the police soon over a Facebook page that allegedly insulted Selangor Ruler Sultan ...
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SUPP claims Sarawak Pakatan didn’t fight enough for state in Budget 2020
KUCHING, Oct 12 — Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Women chief Kho Teck Wan today accused the Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) of not doing enough to protect the state’s financial welfare, citin...
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Najib to be questioned over post that allegedly insulted Selangor Sultan
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to be questioned at Bukit Aman soon over a Facebook page that allegedly insulted Selangor...
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Haram to be Malaysian?
PAS president Hadi Awang, discussing his involvement in the recently concluded Kongres Maruah Melayu (KMM) – by all counts, an outrageously racist event – explained that he wanted to promote Musli...
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Pakatan Harapan's 2020 budget bears many similarities with previous government: Analysts
SINGAPORE: The budget for 2020 unveiled by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government on Friday (Oct 11) bears many similarities with policies undertaken by the previous government, noted analysts intervi...
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Zahid, Najib not impressed with PH’s Budget 2020
Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed on Friday that some policies of the previous government were better than the ones announced during the Budget 2020 tabling session.
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Mahathir says 2020 budget indicates strong financial position, but opposition criticise lack of innovation
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s budget for 2020 has demonstrated that the country’s economy is still strong, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday (Oct 11), while opposition politicians say the...
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Budget 2020 not able to stimulate economy, Najib says
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Budget 2020 is not able to stimulate the Malaysia economy next year as it does not feature any tax relief while the cost of living is expected to continue rising, said former Pr...
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Nothing to cheer about in 2020 Budget as prices may go up, says Najib
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak said there is nothing to cheer about in the 2020 Budget as fuel prices and water tariffs may go up.
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