KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday mocked his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Razak for not being able to differentiate between a ratings downgrade and an outlook change when the latter shared his thoughts on Moody’s Investors Service’s recent rating action on Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 13): The rule of law applies in trials of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak whether he is guilty or innocent, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in an interview.
Today, my friend Datuk Kadir Jasin posted on his blog on the possibility that there might have been a leak of the contents of the recent Budget given the launch of FundMyHome just two days after the presentation of Budget 2019 in Parliament.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 8): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) has asked whether the FundMyHome scheme is meant to benefit the people or the developers.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 8): The High Commission of the Republic of Singapore in Malaysia said a news article alleging Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) key investigation target is fake news and clearly libellous.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): Three years ago, when former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who was also the finance minister, unveiled Budget 2016, many labelled it the “Robin Hood” budget — a reference to a fictional character who took from the rich to give to the poor — simply because the personal income tax rate of those in the higher income bracket was raised.