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More than US$1 billion in Najib’s accounts, claims WSJ

Fresh allegations that deposits into Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s personal bank accounts totalled more than US$1 billion have been reported by The Wall Street Journal. This is allegedly inclusive of the US$681 million (RM2.6 billion) deposit, which Najib and Malaysian authorities have identified to be a political donation. However, the WSJ report does not […]

Msia’s reputation going down the tubes, says Aussie daily

PETALING JAYA: The reputation of Malaysia as a moderate Muslim nation is going down the tubes as the government continues to attract attention and for all the wrong reasons, said Australian daily Sydney Morning Herald (SMH). In an editorial, SMH cited the jailing of former Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, almost one year ago, for what […]

KUALA LUMPUR: The Swiss Attorney-General has revealed that as much as US$4 billion may have been misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd and transferred to Swiss bank accounts. “Various former Malaysian public officials and both former and current officials of the United Arab Emirates” were said to be involved. The Swiss Attorney-General has now invoked mutual […]

After months of hard work and drama, MACC feels dejected

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) spent seven months on the investigations concerning the cases involving Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak. However, attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali yesterday ordered that the files be closed since there were no grounds to initiate charges. Having met numerous obstacles and even sacrificing their Hari Raya break, the investigators who worked […]

No criminal offence over RM2.6 billion in Najib’s accounts, case closed, says A-G

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing, the attorney-general said today, after close to six months of investigations into the RM2.6 billion channelled into the prime minister’s bank accounts and into Finance Ministry-owned firm, SRC International Sdn Bhd. Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali, who is also public prosecutor, today told a […]

I cannot agree with Mat Sabu more …….

It’s education and democracy, not “nonsensical laws” that can tackle terrorism, said Amanah president Mohamad Sabu. “Stop terrorism with education, democracy and so on. “There’s no need to enact new laws. The old acts were nonsense. The Sedition Act is nonsense too,” Mohamad told reporters at the DAP retreat in Subang Jaya today. The government […]

No need to have me if Malaysians fear God, says Paul Low

Datuk Paul Low today said there was no reason for him to be the minister in charge of integrity if Malaysians including his Cabinet colleagues feared God. Speaking at the Christian Federation of Malaysia’s (CFM) Christmas Day hi-tea in Petaling Jaya, the minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said government leaders and Cabinet members would […]

Rafizi dares NFC to make public minutes showing RM50 million approval

PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli today challenged the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) to reveal the minutes of its board meeting and annual general meeting (AGM) where RM49.75 million worth of transactions were approved. Rafizi yesterday claimed that Putrajaya gave “retrospective” approval to NFC’s RM9.75 million purchase of two condominiums in Bangsar and a RM40 million transfer […]

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