Tag: Najib

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...

Obamas waltz with 106-year-old, Lee Hsien Loong has warm moment with Samsui woman, while Najib…

The story of the 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin turning a White House Visit into a dance party has taken the Internet by storm. Mrs McLaurin said she was very happy to meet the United States' first black president and his “black” wife, all while holding Obama and...

When there is no baggage…

By Tan Bah Bah Relations between Singapore and Malaysia have not always been smooth. But they have now entered if not exactly a BFF (Best Friends Forever) but a GNF (Good Neighbours Forever) stage. Two men have made this potentially very positive phase possible. When Najib...