No lawyers on board of TIA after Christopher Lee left

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi, former CEO of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), told the court that there were no lawyers on the board of directors of Terengganu Investment Authority Bhd (TIA) after the resignation of lawyer Christopher Lee Sian Teik of Christopher Lee & Co.

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1MDB-Tanore trial: Shahrol another recipient of Jho Low's BlackBerry

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Just like ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's former special officer Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin, former 1MDB chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi (pictured) also was gifted BlackBerry phones by fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) to discuss 1MDB matters outside of the official channels, the High Court heard today.

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Jho Low's role in 1MDB kept hidden to protect Najib: Shahrol

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): The involvement of fugitive financier Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) had to be kept under wraps, as there were people within Umno who were unhappy with his direct access to Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured), the High Court was told.

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Ex-1MDB CEO agrees that TIA was not Najib's idea

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi concedes before the High Court today that the beleaguered state-owned fund was not the ‘baby’ of Datuk Seri Najib Razak as its inception was not mooted by the former prime minister.

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Shahrol: I wouldn't blame Najib for trusting Jho Low

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi, former CEO of Terengganu Investment Authority Bhd (TIA) and then 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), agreed with the defence’s suggestion that he does not blame former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for trusting fugitive financier Low Taek Jho and Casey Tang Keng Chee, which was former 1MDB executive director of business development.

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Shahrol met with PAC chairman after hearing to discuss report

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court here today that he had meetings with former Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Seri Hasan Ariffin after attending the PAC hearing in 2015, to be briefed about the contents of the PAC report that was to be tabled to the parliament.

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1MDB loans needed Najib's approval: Former CEO

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) loans needed former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's approval, ex-1MDB chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court here today.

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