Tag: Rosmah Mansor

Malaysia ex-first lady’s handbags damaged by police: lawyer

Hundreds of handbags belonging to Malaysia's scandal-plagued former first lady have suffered serious damage after being seized by police, a lawyer grumbled Wednesday -- prompting mockery from graft-weary citizens. Rosmah Mansor became a lightning rod for public anger during the rule of her husband, prime...

As post about Najib’s ‘second wife’ goes viral, woman involved files police report for her protection

Kuala Lumpur—After a post on social media alleging that Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had taken a second wife went viral, the woman shown in the post filed a police report for her own safety. Pictures of a woman named Noorhaiza Abdullah,...

Rosmah unwell, corruption trial postponed to Feb 5

Kuala Lumpur — Both former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak and his wife,  Rosmah Mansor, were scheduled to appear before the High Court Monday (Feb 3) although in separate trials.  But Madam Rosmah was a no-show, communicating instead through her lawyer that she had...

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...