Tag: Najib Razak

Police: Singapore giving back over S$50 million of 1MDB money to Malaysia

Singapore— The Singapore Police Force said on July 18, Thursday, that around S$50.3 million of seized 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)-related money has either been returned to Malaysia or is now being processed in banks in preparation for being returned to the country. The Police told Channel...

Najib’s RM3.3m gifts for ‘royalty’ in question

Ex-PM Najib Razak says, "Yes, my credit cards used for RM3.3m in one day to buy gifts for royalty." Just hours after a senior bank officer confirmed in court a series of transactions totalling €763,500. “This spending is for gifts to a senior member of...

Infighting rocks Umno with Najib at the centre of a split among leaders

Two Umno members and ex-ministers under Najib Razak are pouring scorn on party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for giving the ex-PM a political lifeline. The two ex-top party leaders are saying the party's supreme council did not approve of Najib's return to active and to...

From slapping Najib to ‘shut up’ Najib, Singapore born Chef Wan relentless against fallen PM

Kuala Lumpur — Celebrity chef Redzuawan Ismail, popularly known as Chef Wan, says he almost came face-to-face with fallen Prime Minister Najib Razak at a Japanese restaurant in the Pavilion Mall at Bukit Bintang. The celebrity Chef could not take it anymore when Najib made...

Money from 1MDB Deutsche Bank loans used to buy controversial super yacht

The US Department of Justice says 'emergency' loans from Deutsche Bank to Malaysia's 1MDB worth US1.2 billion in 2014 found its way into the hands of those who bought a luxury yacht which became a controversial issue in Malaysia during Najib Razak's reign as...

Fallen PM Najib back in active politics

KUALA LUMPUR: Rumours that fallen PM Najib Razak will return to active politics came true with the latter's appointment as the chairman of the Barisan Nasional advisory board. The Barisan Nasional lost the 2018 elections to the Pakatan Harapan leading to Najib's resignation as Prime...

Explosive evidence but Najib is presumed innocent

Explosive evidence has come to light in the SRC International trial but fallen Prime Minister Najib Razak remains innocent until proven guilty. The CEO of SRC International, a powerful man who handled the financials and administrative affairs of the company, had ordered key prosecution witness former...

Biggest 1MDB financial crime case starts next month with Najib in the box

A judge denied prosecutors application to further delay the much awaited 1MDB trial, setting the date to August 19. High Court judge Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah rejected the application by government prosecutors who wanted the 1MDB trial to start after the SCR International trial. Both...

Malaysia’s repeal of death penalty opens deep wounds, including that of Mongolian model murder

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia's is looking into the repeal of the death penalty but the idea is creating waves of discontent among survivors of attempted murder and family members of murder victims, though there is some hope it will help solve the politically charged...

Dark clouds are forming on the horizon against Mahathir: Paper

Anti-Mahathir dark clouds are forming on the horizon and the Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad ought to watch out, says a columnist in The Star daily. The article appeared on July 2 and deals with the return of Umno's president from a six months...