Tag: Najib

PAS deputy leader wants 1MDB declassified

Panic is seeping through the ranks of the pan-Islamic party the PAS over the 1MDB scandal. Its deputy leader Tuan Ibrahim known as Tuan Man has urged Special Affairs Department director Mohd Puad Zarkashi's to declassify the auditor-general report on 1MDB. He said if Puad was convinced...

Ignoring 1MDB, foreign investors flock into Malaysia with cheap ringgit

Bloomberg said recently that Malaysian assets are back in favour of foreign investors, adding that this was because of signs of an economic turnaround instead of a scandal that has touched the top of government and as far as Hollywood. It also said this 'stark shift' may be...

Raja Petra suggests Mahathir has powers to manipulate US justice system

Raja Petra Kamarudin, the once pro-opposition blogger who has joined the pro-Najib Razak bandwagon, may have hinted that former PM Mahathir Mohamad is a powerful man who can influence the US justice system. In a posting on his blog, Raja Petra wrote with cynism: "With the...

The reasons why Najib will win GE14

In a recent forum in Singapore dealing with the political situation in Malaysia and the prospects of who shall win the upcoming elections, Najib came out as a favourite. Ong Keng Yong, who is Ambassador-at-Large at Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs gleefully explained why Najib...

Why did China side with Malaysia and not with Singapore?

The answer to this question is glaring, and it was the obvious choice that the Chinese had in their push in the Asean region where it has made more enemies among the member states over the South China Sea issue. While a Bloomberg report on...

As Forest City collapses in China, developer heads for the Middle East

A Chinese developer of The Forest City project in the southern state of Johor in Malaysia is refunding money to mainland China buyers, signaling the collapse of the developer's plans in China. Country Garden Holdings, whose Forest City project in Malaysia is the biggest overseas...

Geely boss tired of Proton’s fickle mind

Billionaire Li Shufu said he’s planning to pull Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co out of a bid for Proton Holdings Bhd, saying the Malaysian carmaker keeps changing its plans, said Bloomberg. But it may just be his way of pulling his weight in the negotiations, which are still...

Najib joins Trump in hunt against ‘fake news’

The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has joined the US President Donald Trump bandwagon, calling for an all out fight against what he called 'fake news'. But taking the cue from the PM, DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang lamented that he himself is a victim of the...

Malaysians and civil society calls for royal commission on 1MDB

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak may have opened a can of worms when he said his cabinet will fully investigate the Bumiputera Bumiputera Malaysia Finance Limited (BMF) and Bank Negara foreign exchange (forex) scandals. Malaysians are now calling on the government to open a Royal...

Najib is Malaysian official No 1, says top Gov’t official

The BBC says case closed on the hunt for 'who is MO1', or who is the Malaysian official number one mentioned in the US Department of Justice (DOJ) civil suit against defaulters of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fraud and corruption case. This after Abdul Rahman...