Tag: Rosmah Mansor

The Kleptocrats: Movie review

The 1MDB scandal is arguably one of the largest money heist in Malaysia, if not the world. It all began with Jho Low, his course mate Riza Aziz (stepson of former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak) and subsequently Najib Razak, his wife Rosmah Mansor...

1MDB Trail: Jho Low prepared FAQs for Najib that denied fugitive banker’s involvement

Kuala Lumpur—At the corruption trial for former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the High Court said that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, more popularly known as Jho Low, actually prepared frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding Mr Low’s involvement in 1MDB so that Mr...

1MDB Trial: Jho Low unofficial advisor to Najib and ‘very close’ to Rosmah

Kuala Lumpur—A close associate of former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took the stand on Day 3 of the 1MDB trial on Tuesday, September 3, and described Mr Najib and his wife’s relationships with the fugitive banker at the heart of the...

$52 million lawsuit filed against Najib’s son for unpaid taxes from 2011-2017

Kuala Lumpur— A lawsuit was filed by Malaysia's Inland Revenue Board (IRB) against 36-year-old Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Mohd Najib, the son of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. According to state news agency Bernama, the younger Najib owes more than RM37.6 million (S$52 million)...

Rosmah asked to leave Najib’s corruption trial

Kuala Lumpur— Reports have emerged that things got awkward when Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, was asked to leave the courtroom during her husband’s trial on June 18, Tuesday. The former Prime Minister is currently...

Rosmah was “the most powerful person in Malaysia” — says political cartoonist Zunar

Kuala Lumpur — One year to the day Malaysia voted out former Prime Minister Najib Razak, Middle Eastern media company Al-Jazeera released Malaysia: Power and Corruption, an investigation into corruption in Malaysia and the 1MDB scandal. In the video, noted Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar says...

Lawsuits filed against Najib and Rosmah for seizure of items worth S$234mil allegedly bought with 1MDB funds

Petaling Jaya—The Government of Malaysia, as well as the country’s police, have filed two civil forfeiture suits against former prime minister Najib Razak and wife Rosmah Mansor as well as other individuals, in order to take possession of items worth RM711million (S$234 million) which...

Rosmah wants apology from ‘pink diamond’ accusers – not to her but “to the people”

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor declined any hypothetical apologies over claims she bought a US$27 million (RM110 million) pink diamond. Instead, the wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said her accusers owed one to the people of Malaysia. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin...

300 pages of documents related to corruption charges submitted to Rosmah’s defense team.

The prosecution team that brought charges against Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak, has submitted all the pertinent documents regarding the case to the defense. Rosmah is facing two charges of corruption concerning solar energy projects in rural schools in...

Interpreter claims Rosmah pleads guilty, shocks Malaysia’s High Court

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur had a moment of pure shock on Wednesday morning, December 19, when an interpreter for the court incorrectly read that Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, pleaded guilty to one of the numerous...