Tag: Najib

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...

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...