1MDB funds were used for Umno's election campaign during GE13, ex-CEO claims

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had used part of the US$3 billion raised by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) — initially intended for the development of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) — to acquire land in Ayer Itam, Penang as part of Umno’s campaigning leading up to the 2013 General Elections (GE13), the High Court heard today.

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Lawyers question why Najib allowed stay of RM210m fine

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 12): Two lawyers, including one who had represented former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, are questioning why Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) is allowed a stay in paying the RM210 million fine after he was found guilty of all charges by the High Court in the SRC International Sdn Bhd case last month.

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Shahrol: Ex-1MDB CEO Hazem's CV had Najib's notation

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): When the resume of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer (CEO) Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman landed in the state fund's office, it included former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's notation recommending his appointment as executive director, the High Court heard today.

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