Tag: Najib

Former PM Najib says he was the target of a sniper

Earlier today, the fallen Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said that he was once the target of a sniper in an incident that took place a year and a half before the 14th general election. But he said he was not at the targeted area...

Najib spent RM606m in 3 years and and was known as ‘Optimus Prime’

A witness in the the criminal trial of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak revealed the latter spent RM606.51 million in three years, way beyond his ministerial pay check. It was also revealed that the alleged 1MDB mastermind and fugitive businessman Jho Low referred to...

Najib faces bankruptcy, loss of Parliamentary seat on tax evasion

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak risks losing his Parliamentary seat and will be declared bankrupt if he fails to pay his taxes. But Najib said he has always paid his taxes. “I’ve never run away from paying taxes,” the former prime minister said in a post on...

Najib eats birthday cake outside courtroom and reformasi call is heard in Kuala Lumpur

Ex-PM Najib Razak had a surprise birthday party outside the Court in Kuala Lumpur when he was mobbed by a group of supporters. They offered him a birthday cake and the visibly stunned Najib ate a piece of the cake amid chants of 'Happy Birthday'. He...

Jho Low, 1MDB fugitive, was at Najib’s house in 2011

KUALA LUMPUR — The alleged 1MDB mastermind and fugitive Jho Low whose real name is Low Taek Jho was at the former Malaysian Prime Minister's house in mid-January 2011 and met with a banker who provided bank account and credit card opening forms Najib...

Najib settled Italy card expenditure with SRC money, court told

KUALA LUMPUR — Ex-PM Najib Razak settled a RM3.9 million card bill with money from the SRC International Sdn Bhd in 2014 and 2015. The High Court in Najib’s corruption and criminal breach of trust trial heard on Monday from Yeoh Eng Leong, an AmBank...

DAP’s win with Muslim support in Sabah wipes Najib’s appeal: Kit Siang

The magnificent run by 'Bossku' or Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak's bold rebranding is in tatters after a massive win by the Democratic Action Party in Sandakan, Sabah. Official results show Pakatan Harapan finally breaking the losing streak against Najib's coalition with PAS. DAP has retained the...

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...