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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills said today it advised Lendlease Corp Ltd on its role as sponsor in relation to the RM2.15 billion financing of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Life...
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The Billion Dollar Whale, which chronicles the 1MDB scandal, is billionaire Bill Gates' book of choice.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Microsoft founder Bill Gates promoted a book on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal on United States broadcaster CNN yesterday, reportedly sending interest in the tit...
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PETALING JAYA: 1MDB whistleblower Andre Xavier Justo has dismissed reports that he is under investigation by Swiss authorities for economic espionage, calling the situation “a non-event”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Ringgit approaches its strongest level in more than six months as Brent crude extends gains and traders applaud signs of progress in US-China trade talks.
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Swiss national Xavier Andre Justo, who has been described as the "accidental hero" of the 1MDB scandal, is being investigated by authorities in Zurich for economic espionage.
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PETALING JAYA: Swiss authorities are investigating 1MDB whistleblower Andre Xavier Justo for economic espionage, says a report quoting the country’s attorney-general’s office.
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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak today questioned why the Pakatan Harapan government had yet to reopen investigations into several high-profile murders he is continually linked to by his political foe...
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The government is spending in accordance with the budget allocation and planning to avoid excessive spending, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs bank executive who is currently in jail in Malaysia, has agreed to voluntarily return to the United States to face abetment charges in a scheme to loot state investmen...
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Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker caught up in the 1MDB fraud scandal, will be allowed to return to the United States to face criminal charges against him there, the Kuala Lumpur Sessi...
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Pakatan Harapan deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin urged the people, especially voters in Semenyih, to scrutinise PAS’ willingness to cooperate with Umno, which is faced with many problems.“PAS sho...
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KUALA LUMPUR:  Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker caught up in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fraud scandal, will be allowed to return to the United States to face criminal ch...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — A successful “detox” effort by the Finance Ministry to clear the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) from corruption, after it was allegedly mired in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker caught up in the 1MDB fraud scandal, will be allowed to return to the US to face criminal charges against him there, a court ruled today...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a series of complex transactions, a substantial proportion of the hearts won over by former prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, have already been siphoned off and routed through ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA central committee member who criticised a leaked memo on instructions to hasten judicial hearings of high-profile cases says she was surprised to be called in for questioning at ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng officially abandoned his action against his extradition to the US today and will head there to stand trial over charges related to the 1MD...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, will return to the US to face criminal charges against him, his lawy...
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Pakatan Harapan deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin today urged the people, especially voters in Semenyih, to scrutinise PAS’ willingness to cooperate with Umno, which is faced with many problems.
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Malaysia will not compromise with the investment giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the return of funds taken from state fund 1MDB, said Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has reiterated the narrative of a smooth transition process between him and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying he expects to be prime minister in not mor...
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(Feb 14): Malaysia’s would-be prime minister said he expects to take power from Mahathir Mohamad in less than two years but wants to give the current leader enough time to govern effectively before ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s would-be prime minister says he expects to take power from Dr Mahathir Mohamad in less than two years but wants to give the current leader enough time to govern effectively ...
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NEW YORK (Bloomberg): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said Malaysia “will not compromise” in its talks with Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, and the bank “must bear responsibility.”
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BEIJING (Feb 14): Goldman Sachs senior executives believe that the potential liability associated with its role as an underwriter of 1MDB fund could cost about $10b, compared to the $2b originally est...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Ringgit trades in a narrow range as investors await Malaysia’s fourth-quarter economic growth and current-account data.
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NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Anwar Ibrahim, head of Malaysia's ruling party, said the nation "will not compromise" in its talks with Goldman Sachs Group over the 1MDB scandal, and the bank "must bear respon...
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NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's would-be prime minister said he expects to take power from Tun Mahathir Mohamad in less than two years but wants to give the current leader enough time to govern effe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional will unveil a plan this month to deliver more cash to the government by pruning its stakes in non-strategic assets and dialling back its offshore ...
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PETALING JAYA: As Pakatan Harapan (PH) inches towards a two-thirds majority, there has been dissatisfaction over the action of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) in accepting former Umno members wh...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan Umno vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan’s review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public office lawsuit...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan UMNO vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public office ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan UMNO vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public off...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has declared that the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project had been “detoxified”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Ringgit rises for the first time in three sessions as broad dollar weakness and rising crude prices burnish the appeal of Malaysian assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has declared that the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project had been “detoxified”.
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PAS has handed over all its central-level bank statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate investigations into allegations that the party had received RM90 million in f...
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GEORGE TOWN: A political analyst sees PPBM’s move to accept seven former Umno MPs as a bid to consolidate its position in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, where it has long been seen as weak, hol...
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PUTRAJAYA: With investigators having determined that no money from 1MDB was transferred into PAS’ accounts, the probe has now shifted to the personal accounts of its leaders.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 13 — PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has chided former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for his antics on social media, asking why the disgraced prime minister deferred ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Parties interested in buying the luxury superyacht Equanimity can now also approach the government and 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) besides the exclusive central agent B...
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The 1MDB-linked Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) mega-project has been successfully “detoxified” following a review of it by Pakatan Harapan, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.Speaking at the offic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said on Tuesday (Feb 12) that he will seek to expedite the trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB...
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(Feb 12): Malaysia is taking steps to rid its new financial district of the 1MDB taint.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Parties interested in buying the luxury superyacht Equanimity can now also approach the government and 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) besides the exclusive central agent Bu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng said the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Development had undergone a “detoxification of assets”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is taking steps to rid its new financial district of the 1MDB taint.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today revised an order to allow interested parties to purchase superyacht Equanimity by entering into direct negotiation with the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today confirmed the government will issue ¥200 billion (RM7.4 billion) in so-called Samurai bonds next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — DAP’s Lim Lip Eng today urged Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun to clear the air over his alleged luxurious work trip to Istanbul, Turkey.
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"Justice delayed is justice denied" - William E Gladstone QUESTION TIME | Who does the attorney-general report to?
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KUALA LUMPUR: The much-awaited first trial of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, involving seven of the 42 charges that he is facing related to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, has be...
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KUALA LUMPUR • A Malaysian court yesterday postponed the corruption trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over charges related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB pending an app...
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BUTTERWORTH (Feb 11): Japanese investors are now confident of returning to invest in Malaysia amid the country’s strengthening economy, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH: Putrajaya’s handling of the 1MDB controversy is attracting Japanese investors to Malaysia, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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BUTTERWORTH, Feb 11 — Japanese investors are now confident of returning to invest in Malaysia amid the country’s strengthening economy, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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The MACC has stressed that whoever is involved in the claim that RM90 million was allegedly channelled into the accounts of PAS leaders, will be called to assist in the investigations.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s trial over a massive financial scandal that contributed to his government’s downfall was postponed Monday, in a blow to slow-m...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): On the eve of his father’s legal battles over dozens of 1MDB-related charges, Nooryana Najib has appealed to the public to support ex-PM Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pictured...
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has questioned MCA's objection to the term "kleptocratic government" in a circular by the solicitor-general.In a statement today, Lim took the MCA to task for its criticism o...
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GEORGE TOWN: Lawyer RSN Rayer has urged the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to lodge a police report over leaks of an internal memo written by Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria.
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While much attention has been focused on the US$250 million Equanimity that Jho Low bought with stolen 1MDB money, Malaysia may yet be able to make a claim on an even bigger super yacht — Topaz.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today succeeded in deferring his first trial linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal that was due to start tomorrow at the High Court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak was making a last-ditch bid  on Monday (Feb 11) to delay the start of his trial over the 1MDB scandal, which contributed to his government's...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is considering legal action against pro-Barisan Nasional (BN) media outlets which continue to question his education credentials.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today allowed the public prosecutor’s application to transfer three money-laundering charges levelled against former prime minister Najib Razak in relation to SRC Intern...
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Datuk Seri Najib Razak, through his legal team led by Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, last Friday filed in the Court of Appeal for a stay of the start of the court hearing this Tuesday on the seven ...
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(Feb 11): The laundry list of allegations against Malaysia’s former leader Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins on Tuesday.
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The spat between DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang and MCA is not showing any sign of dissipating as Lim has fired yet another salvo at the rival political party - this time questioning MCA's objection to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) will stick fast to the government’s directive, so long as it is lawful, so that all trials involving SRC International Sdn Bhd, 1Malaysia Develo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Ringgit heads for the longest stretch of gains since 2010, as the dollar consolidates and traders hold out for a breakthrough in China-U.S. trade talks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The laundry list of allegations against former prime minister Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s upcoming trial over his role in the alleged misappropriation of billions of ringgit from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MD...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Ramkarpal Singh has taken Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria to task over his statement that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC), as part of the federal governme...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - The laundry list of allegations against Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak for his role in 1MDB points to a lengthy road ahead as his trial begins on Tuesday (Feb ...
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PETALING JAYA: Two prominent lawyers are split over the Attorney-General’s Chambers’ (AGC) use of the term “kleptocracy” to refer to the former administration of Najib Razak, ahead of his corr...
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PETALING JAYA: Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria today defended his call to strongly object to efforts to delay cases linked to the previous administration.
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Solicitor-general III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria has defended his letter conveying the government's directive for there to be no delays in the prosecution of the SRC International Sdn Bhd, 1MDB and othe...
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COMMENT | If Malaysian politics was as toxic and vicious in the past as now, my LLB (Hons) degree would have been raised as an issue – in the way that Pakatan Harapan leaders, whether minister or de...
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KUALA LUMPUR: On Tuesday (Feb 12), as fixed earlier, the High Court here is scheduled to begin the hearing of cases involving former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, who has been slapped w...
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On Tuesday, the Kuala Lumpur High Court is scheduled to begin the hearing of cases involving former prime minister Najib Tun Razak, who has been slapped with dozens of charges relating to money launde...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — On Tuesday (February 12), as fixed earlier, the High Court here is scheduled to begin the hearing of cases involving former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who has been...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverber...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Malaysia’s toppled leader Datuk Seri Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coali...
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YOURSAY | ‘Don’t do any more hanky-panky in the bid to delay the trial' Najib recharged with three counts of SRC money laundering No Fear Nor Favour: A strategic move by the attorney-general (AG) ...
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MCA has called the impartiality of the Attorney-General's Chambers into question after a circular with a "reminder" from the prime minister was allegedly issued by solicitor-general III Mohamad Hanafi...
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NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs’s decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (Feb 9): Goldman Sachs's decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the deb...
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NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs’s decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak would have continued to cover-up the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal if not for Barisan Nasional’s defeat in the 14th general election last...
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NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs's decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.
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NEW YORK, Feb 9 ― Goldman Sachs's decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB scandal reflects an acknowledgement at shareholder and public outrage over the debacle.
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MP SPEAKS | The Al Jazeera programme “Malaysia: The World’s Biggest Heist” featuring the former PetroSaudi International employee, Swiss national Xavier Andre Justo, is the latest 1MDB “chicke...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dr Nasharudin Mat Isa has handed over several documents and financial statements to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in investigating allegations that the PAS le...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today said his party’s funds come from its own members and supporters, adding the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should investigate the fun...
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Former PAS deputy president Datuk Nasharudin Mat Isa and PAS Central Committee member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz were questioned by the MACC on Friday over an allegation that several leaders of ...