Tag Archives: Clare Rewcastle

July 11

Ex-aide to former AG sues Rewcastle-Brown for RM100m

V Mabel Muthayyah, a former secretariat head in the Attorney-General’s Chambers, has filed an RM100 million lawsuit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown for defamation over a 2015 article. MalaysiaKini reports: Speaking to Malaysiakini today, Mabel’s lawyer David Gurupatham said Rewcastle-Brown is being sued for “a very serious allegation levelled against a member of the […]

October 27

Another ‘investigative bang’?

CLARE Rewcastle-Brown’s need for an audience is obvious to anyone who reads her ranting about the Wall Street Journal’s brilliant book, Billion Dollar Whale. Rewcastle-Brown had survived because she was the lucky receiver of stolen files from PetroSaudi. But she was totally outstripped by the WSJ because they could understand and explain the material. Rewcastle […]

August 27

Ninety per cent of my shares pledged with banks for loans, says Mahmud

Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today demolished claims by his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid that he is a billionaire beyond mega proportions when he testified that 90 per cent of his shares in Cahya Mata Sarawak representing an 11 per cent stake in the shareholding, have been pledged with banks […]

July 19

Thai police: News organisation tampered with documents

Thai police today confirmed that a news outlet based in London had tampered with classified documents belonging to Saudi oil company PetroSaudi International. The NST reports: Without naming the news organisation, Thai police spokesman Lt Gen Prawut Thavornsiri said it belonged to a Malaysia-born woman who moved to Britain. He said the news outlet had […]

July 16

Galleria of liars Rafizi Ramli, Clare Rewcastle and Shamsubahrin Ismail

Often, one lies to make one look clever, street smart, important, popular, kind or generous. Even victimized as in the Low Yat fracas and melee. Other times it may be a lie to save one’s skin. But some lie for the dramatic effect it adds to the plot. Compulsive liars such as Rafizi Ramli, Clare […]

March 02

All funds from 1Malaysia Development Bhd went to Petrosaudi-owned entities, any other inference is false

PetroSaudi International has stated categorically that all funds from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) went to Petrosaudi-owned entities and any other inference is false. The company said this in response to certain media reports that it claimed, had made malicious and harmful allegations, in respect of its partnership with 1MDB. “Upon 1MDB’s exit, PetroSaudi had paid […]

March 02

Political motivation behind reports about 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s investments and financial dealings

The Malaysian Prime Ministers’ Office has questioned the political motivation behind reports about 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s investments and financial dealings. “Views expressed by certain quarters concerning 1MDB should be examined in light of political motivation,” the PM”s Office said in response to the Sunday Times newspaper, which has carried reports about the troubled government-owned investment […]

December 19

Foreign activists with an agenda against Sarawak

In the last few years, the Sarawak government of Abdul Taib Mahmud has been defined by two issues – the ambitious plans for industrial and agricultural development, with the rather ugly name SCORE, and the powerful, almost manic voices of the opposition. Taib has been the target of an extraordinary, focused attack, notable for being […]

December 07

Forged evidence linked to NGO

So, as the reader may already guess, we are unimpressed with the antics of Sarawak Report, Bruno Manser Fund and Global Witness. This is not because we want to deflate the debate on the future of Sarawak, because this debate has huge implications for Malaysia, and the choices are not straightforward. And it is hard […]

December 06

Marks & Spencer is anti palm oil

In the winter of 2010 on a visit to London, this tall standee greeted me as I walked into the food hall of British giant retailer Marks & Spencer. The copy on the standee was clear evidence that this establishment of Jewish heritage had joined the ranks of the American anti palm oil champions to […]