Pushing the national death toll to 3,291
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the clinical study will involve the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine (Vero Cells), inactivated, manufactured by Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co Ltd in China.
High Court Judicial Commissioner Adlin Abdul Majid announced the decision to recuse herself from hearing the case during 1MDB case management in the High Court here today following an application by the plaintiff to recuse the judicial commissioner and lawyers Datuk DP Naban and Rosli Dahlan, according to lawyer Siva Kumar Kanagasabai from Skrine, which is representing 1MDB
The Federal Court had earlier fixed June 14 to begin hearing the appeal, but rescheduled the hearing at case management today, said Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi, a lawyer representing the residents of Taman Tun Dr Ismail Ismail (TTDI).
Submissions from both the defence and the prosecution were initially set to be heard by High Court Judge Justice Mohamed Zaini Mazlan online tomorrow via Zoom.
Judge to deliver decision on Najib's bid to obtain documents related to Goldman Sachs, Jho Low, Zeti's family on July 12
On the same day, the court will also deliver its decision for another similar application by the defence for discovery on matters related to former Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz's husband and son, who were alleged to have received 1MDB funds from fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho.
Zahid's VLN trial: Najib helped facilitate appointment of contractor to manage visa application system — witness
The prosecution's second witness Azman Azra Abdul Rahman, who was the chief assistant secretary in the Immigration Affairs Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs from August 2008 until October 2015, testified today that there were three occasions where Najib had sent minutes to Zahid to recommend Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd (UKSB) as the sole operator for the visa application management system in China.
Zahid's four years as home minister used to amass wealth, says prosecution in foreign visa system graft trial
The trial involving 40 charges of bribery against Zahid commenced here earlier today and is scheduled to go on for at least 16 days until the end of June.
Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is facing two money laundering charges involving RM9.5 million, which the prosecution alleged was received from Najib.