None of suggested actions against Jepak Holdings taken, admits former sec-gen

KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Former Ministry of Education (MoE) secretary-general Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad admitted today that no action was taken against Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd, including lodging a police report against it, when officers and ministry discovered there were allegations of cheating and alterations of the contract it signed for a solar hybrid project for Sarawak schools.

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Ex-1MDB CEO denies striking deal with MACC to testify against Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi (pictured) told the High Court here today that he had not struck a deal with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the government to testify against ex-prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in exchange for him (Shahrol) escaping criminal charges linked to the 1MDB-Tanore trial.

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Court of Appeal dismisses Zahid's bid to consolidate CBT charges

PUTRAJAYA (June 23): The Court of Appeal has dismissed former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's application to consolidate his 12 criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges to just three charges in his trial for misappropriation of funds belonging to Yayasan Akalbudi.

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AGC to appeal against return of alleged 1MDB money to Umno, three others

KUALA LUMPUR (June 23): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today the Attorney General's Chambers' (AGC) prosecution team will file an appeal against the High Court’s decision to dismiss the stay application by the prosecution to hold the return of some RM194 million worth of alleged 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-linked money to Umno, Wanita MCA, Binsabi Sdn Bhd and Perano Sdn Bhd.

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