Arkib untuk January, 2016

Najib: Case closed, now we can move on

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak today welcomed the decision by attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali to clear him of any wrongdoing. Now that the cases have been closed, he said, it is time for Malaysia to “move on”. “The issue has been an unnecessary distraction for the country. “Now that the matter has been comprehensively put […]

January 26, 2016 8:54 pm - Susan Loo

Rafizi: If PM clueless, who authorised SRC’s RM42m transfer?

Rafizi Ramli has several questions with regard to the RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd which was transferred into Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s personal bank accounts. This is after attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali said Najib had no knowledge nor was he informed that the sum originated from the former 1MDB subsidiary. “Whatever explanation […]

8:54 pm - Susan Loo

Saudi kingdom tight-lipped for now on RM2.6b donation

A spokesperson for the Saudi Foreign Ministry said it is looking into the claim that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak received a political donation amounting to RM2.6 billion. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the spokesperson said no comments would be provided at the moment. The donation was said to be made under […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

‘Upset state rep fires gun in air in dispute with Orang Asli’

Police in Perak allegedly refused to accept a police report by Orang Asli residents after an assemblyperson allegedly fired a pistol into the air during a dispute with the community. Lodging a report against the police officers at Bukit Aman today, the complainants said the assemblyperson fired the pistol at their village at Temenggor, Perak. […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

Will Saudi royal family keep mum if AG lies?

The decision not to prosecute Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has received international media coverage, noted a pro-Umno portal. Therefore, asked if the Saudi royal family, which is said to have donated the RM2.6 billion to the prime minister, would remain silent if attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali had spun a web of deceit. The portal was […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

Activist: Cops stripped, threatened to beat and took away potty

Forced to strip, beaten and deprived of hygienic waste disposal were some of the treatment PSM activist Khalid Ismath claimed he endured when he was detained in a Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) detention centre last year. Having spent close to a month detained in the centre in Johor Baru, Khalid recounted his experiences […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

JPA suspended our scholarships, claim disappointed students

Joy turned to disappointment for a group of students who were supposed to continue their education overseas as Public Service Department (JPA) scholars when JPA officials confirmed that their scholarships have been suspended. “In a meeting with JPA officers on Jan 19, they confirmed that our scholarships have been suspended. All of us were shocked […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

‘Najib returned US$620m to Saudi royal family’

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had returned US$620 million from the US$681 million (RM2.6 billion) that was channelled into his personal bank accounts as political donation, said attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali. He disclosed that US$620 million was returned to the Saudi royal family in August 2013, two months after the last general election, because the […]

8:53 pm - Susan Loo

PM had no knowledge SRC funds went into his account

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had no knowledge, nor was he informed, that funds from SRC International Sdn Bhd were transferred into his personal bank accounts, Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali said. He said evidence showed that at all material times, the prime minister was of the belief that the “payments made by him” were made […]

8:52 pm - Susan Loo

Kit Siang throws ‘conflict of interest’ poser at AG

DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang floated concerns that attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali may not have been the perfect person to decide on the controversial SRC International and RM2.6 billion “donation” investigation papers submitted by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission to the AG’s Chambers. “Is Apandi guilty of conflict of interest when he decided that […]

8:52 pm - Susan Loo

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