Tag: sarawak report

More 1MDB secrets to come out of Singapore and HK—whistleblower

In Hong Kong last week, investigative reporter and whistleblower for Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal, Clare Rewcastle Brown, said that more secret deals which occurred in connection with the scandal will emerge from Singapore and Hong Kong soon. The South China Morning Post reports that Rewcastle, who...

ICA: 1MDB whistleblower Clare Rewcastle Brown merely interviewed, not detained

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) explained that Clare Rewcastle Brown, editor of Sarawak Report, a whistleblower website, was merely interviewed briefly at the Woodlands Checkpoint at 1:00 am on Saturday, September 15, and not detained, as indicated in Sarawak Report’s Facebook page. A post...

Will FLOM be only person who will not return DOJ diamonds?

Amid the political conspiracy theories and the denials in Malaysia, it appears that the First Lady of Malaysia (FLOM) might end up being the sole person who would not want to return the diamonds claimed by the Department of Justice of the USA as...

AmBank, mired in 1MDB scandal, will soon be history

A merger exercise in Malaysia - not of good taste said analysts who reviewed the reasoning behind the merger - could be one of the actions that could lead to more questions on the 1MDB scandal. The RHB Bank and the infamous AmBank where 1MDB...

DOJ case against Jho Low-1MDB is fake news

Sources in Malaysia insist the news of a US Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal case being prepared against flamboyant Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho - commonly known as Jho Low - is only a rumour. "The Wall Street Journal or The Journal is making up stories,"...

Sarawak Report blasts Najib on ‘remorseful Brexit’

Sarawak Report has described Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's claim that Brexit had caused the British people to be remorseful as part of 'fake news' tactics by propagandists, which the latter pretends to deplore. Saying Najib ought not to speak for the British people, the...

Pro-BN Swiss PR guy fired by University arm in Geneva

Nicolas Giannakopoulos got fired, said Swiss newspaper Le Temps, which also said the former deputy director of the University Security Observatory in Geneva (OUS) is being investigated for his role in a pro-1MDB seminar held in Geneva. The focus of the enquiry is the origin of...

1MDB issues not discussed with irrelevant parties: Swiss AG

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) denied that it discussed confidential matters regarding the 1MDB scandal with any individuals. The response from the OAG is in reply to The Independent's request for clarification on a Swiss citizen claiming to have had such...

Sarawak Report tricked into BN’s ‘Black Ops’ PR stint?

Sarawak Report, the blog that officially broke the scandalous 1MDB story said yesterday that it might have been the victim of a Malaysian government's 'Black Ops' in England. Along with the blog's editor Claire Rewcastle Brown, the major opposition parties in Malaysia was also conned...

PAS already sold to the highest bidder

Malaysia's rumour mill, which is at times more than 50% true, is saying that the opposition Islamic party, Party Islam Se-Malaysia or PAS has been sold to the highest bidder. Needless to say, the bidder is the main Malay party in the ruling coalition in...