Tag: Najib

Anger after Malaysia drops ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ charges

A deal to drop money-laundering charges linked to the 1MDB scandal against a producer of Hollywood hit "Wolf of Wall Street" is terrible for Malaysia, the country's former attorney-general said Monday. Riza Aziz, who is also the stepson of the country's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak,...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib’s trial halted over virus scare

Disgraced Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak's corruption trial was halted Thursday after his defence team were reportedly ordered to self-quarantine over fears about the coronavirus. Najib and his cronies are accused of looting billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB and using it to finance...

How Najib and Rosmah took “Us against the world” to a whole new level

Words of Affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch--of these five different love languages, it is easiest to see that where the love story of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, is concerned, "receiving gifts"...

Malaysia: Najib & Others before him were easy prey for crooked masterminds

On January 14, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad attended an Integrity Forum hosted by Bank Rakyat at its prestigious gentrified location in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. The press and media covered the event well and quoted the prime minster as saying that the situation in Malaysia...

Najib audio tapes: What will the Pakatan Harapan govt do next?

It would seem that from out of nowhere the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has managed to obtain and release nine authentic audio tapes which feature embattled former Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, who is already on trial on 42 charges of abuse of office,...

Najib tells court about shock and surprise over large sums of money in his private bank accounts

Kuala Lumpur -- Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said in court that he was shocked and surprised on discovering that large sums of cash had been deposited in his private bank accounts. Najib said that he did not manage the accounts personally and...

Malaysia ex-PM ‘sought Abu Dhabi royal’s help over scandal’

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak allegedly sought help from Abu Dhabi's crown prince to conceal wrongdoing linked to a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal, recordings released Wednesday by investigators showed. Huge sums were looted from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB and used to buy items ranging from...

Judge turns down bid to impeach Najib for allegedly giving conflicting statements

Kuala Lumpur -- The High Court on Monday (Jan 6) dismissed an application by the prosecution to impeach former Prime Minister Najib Razak for allegedly giving conflicting statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and to the court pertaining to his signatures on certain...

‘Shoot to kill’ allegation an attempt at political assassination: Najib

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the allegation that he gave a "shoot to kill" order in the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaaribuu in 2006 is part of a high-level political assassination attempt. He blames the government of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad for...

Two statutory declarations give Mahathir the trump card in New Malaysia

The shocking revelation, contained in a statutory declaration by Death Row inmate Azilah Hadri, that former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak ordered the killing of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu has sent both citizens and politicians reeling. However, another statutory declaration released last week by a...