September 21

Standing in a parking spot to ‘reserve’ it can cost you RM2,000 or even jail time, say cops

Those who attempt to “reserve” a parking spot can be fined up to RM2,000 or even six months in jail. The Star reports .. The Royal Malaysia Police on its Facebook page on Thursday (Sept 20) said that it is against the law to physically place oneself in a parking lot to prevent other vehicles […]

September 13

Shafee seeks to disqualify Sri Ram as prosecutor in trial

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who has been charged with four counts of money laundering, today told the Sessions Court he will apply to disqualify ad-hoc deputy public prosecutor (DPP) Gopal Sri Ram from conducting the trial. Free Malaysia Today has the story. Shafee said he would not get a fair trial with Sri Ram leading […]

September 13

Lawyer Shafee to be charged with money laundering, say sources

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is likely to face four counts of money laundering charges in relation to the RM9.5 million said to be received from former prime minister Najib Razak, sources say. Shafee, who is Najib’s lawyer, is expected to be produced before a Sessions Court for the charges to be read today. Those convicted […]

August 21

Sarawak Governor’s Jamilah Taib applies to Basel Civil Court for injunction against Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fonds

The Bruno Manser Fund (“BMF”) and its Executive Director, Lukas Straumann, have run into serious legal trouble over their lengthy defamatory campaign against a Canadian company operated and owned by Sean Murray and Jamilah Taib Murray, the daughter of Sarawak governor Tun Pehin Abdul Taib Mahmud. Sakto Corporation (‘Sakto’), a mid-size Canadian real estate company […]

August 18

Jho Low says he will not surrender

A Malaysian financier wanted for his role in the multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB has said he does not expect to get a fair hearing anywhere and will not present himself to any country where his guilt has been predetermined. Reuters report: Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, has been identified by […]

July 19

Taib Mahmud cleared of all wrongdoing by AGC: Liew

PARLIAMENT | Sarawak governor Abdul Taib Mahmud had been cleared of all criminal wrongdoing by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC), said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong.  Kow Gah Chie of MalaysiaKini reports – “The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had conducted a few investigations against the former Sarawak chief minister,” he said in […]

July 09

Taib wants Putrajaya to keep BN-approved projects in Sarawak

HIGH impact projects by the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government must not be axed as as many of them are crucial for Sarawak, state governor Abdul Taib Mahmud told the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) leadership today, reports The Malaysian Insight. Taib said many of the projects, such as the Pan-Borneo Highway, are important for the […]