Ex-minister Jamil was not in Riyadh as he had claimed, says MACC man

KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): Former minister Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom’s testimony that he was with former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak in Saudi Arabia on Jan 11, 2010 for an informal meeting with the late King Abdullah was today disputed by a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigating officer.

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Jho Low in UAE, has asylum in third country

PETALING JAYA (Oct 31): The key figure in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, is currently in the United Arab Emirates and and has obtained asylum in another country on the basis of human rights and political persecution, legal sources told The Malaysian Insight (TMI).

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Shahrol: Najib never explained why he didn't sign agreement for 1MDB-PSI JV with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak did not explain why the joint venture (JV) agreement between 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and PetroSaudi International (PSI), which was to be signed by himself and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, did not materialise, according to former 1MDB chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi.

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