Tag: Najib

Dr Mahathir came to fix Malaysia’s economy but corruption proves to be a bane

This week, Malaysia celebrates one year since the Pakatan Harapan government swept to power after it dislodged former Prime Minister Najib Razak in a tight electoral race. The new regime under the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad set out to fix the broken economy and...

Malaysia sends ex-Goldman banker to US over 1MDB charges

A former Goldman Sachs banker has been extradited from Malaysia to the United States to face charges linked to the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal, Malaysia said Monday. Huge sums of public money were stolen from Malaysian state fund 1MDB and used to buy everything from yachts...

Do Felda’s lost billions compensate for the absence of the pink diamond?

The Najib Razak camp scored a slim victory over reports his wife Rosmah Mansor did not buy a pink diamond as claimed by their opponents in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. However, the victory was short-lived for the former prime minister who leaked paragraphs of...

Dr Mahathir slams Najib’s ‘Bossku’ new persona: You support a thief?

IN perhaps the most stinging attack on (former Prime Minister) Najib Razak, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hit the nail on the head on how opposition supporters could back a politician who has been accused of so many levels of corruption. “Bossku the hero, the penyangak...

Najib’s daughter comforts Rosmah on Instagram on her birthday, day of Najib’s arrest

Najib Razak, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister, was arrested on Monday, December 10, on what should have been a very special day for his family, his wife Rosmah Mansor's 67th birthday. Najib arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya at eleven o'clock in...

Hundreds of handbags, cash and jewellery seized just like Azrene Ahmad, Najib’s stepdaughter, alleged in Facebook post

In the early hours of the morning, Malaysian police reported that they seized 284 boxes containing designer handbags and approximately 72 bags stuffed with cash and jewellery from a private residence linked to former prime minister Najib Razak. Amar Singh, head of the Malaysian police commercial...

Masterchef, The Malaysian PM and Crispy Chicken Rendang

By: Obbana Rajah When Malaysian-born Zaleha Kadir Olpin made Nasi Lemak with Chicken Rendang for popular UK cooking competition Masterchef, she intended to portray feelings of nostalgia through her "childhood favourite" dish. My Nasi Lemak dish on MasterchefUK last night. So proud to have served this...

Bigger split in pro-Najib camp on 1MDB RCI

A split appeared in the debate on whether the government should institute a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the 1MDB scandal of global implications. The opposition - including former PM Mahathir Mohamad - has urged the Najib regime to hold an RCI on 1MDB...

Mahathir outsmarts Najib in Video response on public transport

https://www.facebook.com/kcdmalaysia/videos/1560251707395826/ Saying he agrees with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak that he did not build anything in Malaysia's public transport system, former PM Mahathir Mohamad completely burned the PM with his cynical response. Watch the video (for those who understands Malay) and laugh. In the video, the...

French inquiry suspicious Scorpène money used to corrupt Najib

Scandal hit Malaysian Premier Najib Razak does not seem to have any respite with more information coming out on the 1MDB saga, while news reports from France indicates an even more dramatic turn in the famous Scorpène inquiry. According to Le Monde and AFP, submarines sold...