Tag Archives: Tony Pua

November 01

Tony Pua backs down from the debate

Raja Petra Kamarudin tells us that Tony Pua has been advised to avoid any debate with 1MDB’s Arul Kanda because clearly he is going to be made to look like an idiot. Arul Kanda would be well prepared with documents and facts while all Tony Pua has are unfounded allegations with no evidence. Today, 1Malaysia […]

July 22

Rafizi Ramli, Tony Pua barred from leaving country

PKR Secretary-General Rafizi Ramli has claimed that in addition to DAP’s Tony Pua, he too has been barred from leaving the country. “I was informed that Tony Pua was prevented from leaving the country due to his involvement in exposing information on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),” he said, adding that he immediately checked his own […]

June 28

1MDB planning a walkout from PAC hearing?

Kit Siang ponders on why lawyer Shafee is so against Tony Pua making statements. Are top executives of 1Malaysia Development Bhd plotting with their lawyer to stage a walkout at hearings of the Public Accounts Committee? DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang raised this possibility today after criticism arose of Tony Pua, a member of the […]

June 26

Is the PAC the judge or an executioner, asks RPK

It appears like now the debate has shifted from 1MDB to the PAC. It is no longer about whether there are wrongdoings in 1MDB but whether the PAC is capable of getting to the truth. And this is bad because at the end of the day whatever conclusion the PAC comes out with it will […]

March 26

KPMG defends 1MDB audit

Accounting firm KPMG has defended its audit conducted on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) that had entered a controversial now-defunct joint venture with PetroSaudi International Limited, says MalayMail Online in a report. Local news portal MalaysiaKini reported today KPMG insisting that the audit on the state investment arm was above board and followed “international standards.” http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/293250 […]

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 […]

January 17

1MDB chief should testify before parliamentary panel, says Pua

DAP lawmaker Tony Pua has challenged 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chief Arul Kandasamy to testify to the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the strategic investor’s state of affairs, saying that this would ensure its engagement was fair and free of politics. “Since ‘public scrutiny of 1MDB is a good thing’, the new CEO, Arul […]