Tag Archives: Najib Razak

July 03

Najib to be charged under Penal Code, anti-money laundering law

NAJIB Razak will face several charges under the Penal Code, and Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act when he is brought to court tomorrow, said sources. The former prime minister will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex at 8.30am, to be charged with offences in connection with the SRC International investigations launched by […]

February 02

Switzerland says Najib not a suspect in 1MDB probe

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is not one of the suspects in Switzerland’s criminal investigation on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Swiss Attorney-General’s Office said. The MalayMail OnLine reports: Swiss Attorney-General Michael Lauber publicised Friday a request for Malaysia’s aid in his office’s probe on 1MDB that revealed suspected misappropriation of about US$4 billion […]

August 14

Ex-PetroSaudi exec to get jail sentence soon: Lawyer

Andre Xavier Justo, the Swiss man who blackmailed his former employer PetroSaudi and then tried to sell data which he stole from the company to a group of people who he said intended to use it to topple Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, will be given a prison sentence in a court in Bangkok possibly […]

July 08

Legal letter despatched to Wall Street Journal

The publisher of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) had been asked to state its position on two recent articles which alleged transfer of 1Malaysia Develop Bhd (1MDB)’s funds into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Najib had conveyed this to Dow Jones and Company Inc via a letter dated today from his law firm Hafarizam […]

July 08

Media plot against Najib may have begun shortly after he became PM

Conspiracies abound. The Rakyat Post reports that it is becoming quite apparent that a third media organisation could be part of a plot to undermine the authority of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, judging from recent reports. So far, Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has named Sarawak Report and The Edge Media group as […]

July 03

NFCorp chairman strikes Shamsubahrin Ismail with a legal suit

National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) chairman Datuk Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail today instituted a lawsuit against former business consultant Shamsubahrin Ismail for the frivolous and malicious statements rendered on postings on the latter’s personal Facebook account. In his statement of claim, Datuk Dr Salleh had stated that upon Shamsubahrin being convicted and sentenced by […]

June 24

Swiss man accused of Najib smear plan

Police have arrested a Swiss national they claim leaked information of a Saudi-based energy company to a UK-based news website. Xavier Andre Justo, 49, was arrested at a house on Koh Samui on Monday with computers, hard drives and other data storage devices.  Wassayos Ngamkham of The Bangkok Post reports: Xavier Andre Justo, 49, was […]

June 20

No ‘balik kampung’ ads for TV3 this year, writes RockyBru

Proton hits back at TV3 “smear campaign”. So you won’t see any “balik kampung” Proton commercial in TV3 this year, no thanks to the television station’s mysterious series of unflattering reporting about the national car in the past week or so, writes RockyBru. I hear Proton spends quite a bit on TV3 – the benefit […]

June 06

Nothing2Hide hides PM

There are too many spins and unverified accounts of the Sukaguam event. But I think to the public it’s unimaginable how a threat can be so big that justifies the cancellation of the event. The IGP must clarify in great detail as the public have seen a much worse event, writes lawyer Lukman Sheriff Alias. […]

May 20

Khairy wants PAC to probe Jho Low over 1MDB, says report

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin is insisting that businessman Low Taek Jho be investigated by parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over his involvement in debt-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), The Star Online reported. He said public speculation over Low’s involvement in the scandal was too great to be ignored, adding that “whatever way […]

April 24

My thoughts on 1MDB – Mahathir Mohamad

Former prime minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad writes his thoughts on 1MDB: 1. The management of government finances is governed by laws, rules, regulations and practices. Companies also have similar systems but the government manages huge sums of money, basically the people’s money, and it is imperative that the managers follow the laws, […]

March 20

Not unusual for 1MDB to operate in secrecy, says Azmi Hassan

Transparency could hurt sovereign fund’s business dealings, says Azmi Hassan. Free Malaysia Today reports: SHAH ALAM: It is not unusual for state-owned investment funds to operate under a veil of secrecy, said a university professor yesterday at a forum on 1MDB here. “There are about 50-60 companies like 1MDB in the world and over 90 […]

March 06

PM Najib sues DAP’s Pua over 1MDB rants (updated)

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has filed a defamation suit against Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua Kiam Wee and another person over Pua’s remark about 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib, 61, filed the suit yesterday at the Civil High Court registry here through Messrs Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak. The media obtained […]

February 17

Twitter users not blaming BN for Anwar verdict, survey shows

A survey of Twitter users has shown that just less than 2 per cent polled blame the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), Umno or Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy conviction and incarceration. The MalayMail OnLine has this report: The analysis by research firm Politweet published today also revealed that […]