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October 23

‘Billion Dollar Whale’ author claims Jho Low developed taste for riches at prestigious UK school

Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho’s drive to embezzle billions from the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) fund may have been inspired by his time as a student in one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious boarding schools, said Tom Wright. The Malay Mail’s Jerry Choong reports: The Wall Street Journal’s Asian economics editor and co-author of […]

August 22

High court orders interior design firm Tatum to return RM2.3 million immediately

The Kuala Lumpur High Court had yesterday Wednesday ordered a Bangsar interior decorator firm to refund a sum of RM2,313,452.07 to its client for breach of services and deliverables. Judge Datuk Lee Swee Seng ordered that the sum be paid immediately. Interior decorator firm Tatum (KL) Sdn Bhd had in their original claim sued Ivy […]

August 15

Nora Anne autopsy: No sign of kidnapping, no evidence of rape

The Star reports authorities have ruled out foul play in the mysterious death of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose remains were found in a stream 10 days after she disappeared from a resort in Pantai Hills near here. Medical experts who conducted a nine-hour autopsy on her remains ruled that her death was caused due to […]

August 07

Rafidah: Putrajaya cannot cave in to small group harping on race, religion

National Economic Action Council member Rafidah Aziz has told Putrajaya not to bow to minority groups that harped on race and religion issues. She said those who continuously utilised religion and race were only a small group of Malaysians while the majority of Malaysians had right-thinking minds. “Over the last decade, they showed a xenophobic […]

July 29

Court throws out NFCorp case against Public Bank

NATIONAL Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp), executive chairman Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail and three subsidiaries today failed in their bid to sue Public Bank Berhad for breach of contract to protect their bank account confidentiality. This followed High Court judge Su Geok Yiam’s decision in dismissing the suit filed by NFCorp, Salleh, National Meat & […]

July 25

Genting Malaysia reaches settlement over outdoor theme park

Genting Malaysia Bhd has fully resolved its dispute with Fox Entertainment Group Llc, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Foxnext Llc, Twenty First Century Fox Inc and The Walt Disney Company over the development of an outdoor theme park. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Genting Malaysia said as part of the settlement terms, all […]

July 13

Minister fails to see e-hailing ‘nightmares’, says Umno Youth

The implementation of the e-hailing policy has not been well thought out and is bound to cause nightmares for those involved, Umno Youth said today. Free Malaysia Today reports: Its strategic director, Wan Agyl Wan Hassan, said what the government was doing appeared to go against the original spirit of the policy – to allow […]