KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Former federal territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor's (pictured) RM1 million corruption case will come up for case management on July 24 pending the prosecution's application to stay proceedings pending an appeal at the Federal Court.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Is the pandemic a boon to autocracy? In Malaysia, efforts to constrain the coronavirus have chipped away at the very democratic principles that for decades made the country a natural US ally and bastion of stability in a volatile region, Bloomberg reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low traveled to Kuwait last September, slipped past international arrest notices and authorities in the US and Malaysia seeking him for his alleged role in the multibillion-dollar state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) fraud, says the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 9): The withdrawal of the 46 corruption and money laundering cases against former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today was done as it was no longer tenable to continue with his prosecution, said Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Idrus Harun.
Musa Aman thanks prosecution for being objective, professional after 46 charges of corruption, money laundering dropped
KUALA LUMPUR (June 9): Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman (pictured) thanked the members of the prosecution and Malaysia's judiciary for acting objectively, professionally and without prejudice in going through the facts of the 46 corruption and money laundering charges made against him.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): The defence in former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial told the High Court here today that it was difficult to mount the best defence possible for their client as he was a prime minister and a man with immense power.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial contended that the former prime minister had absolute knowledge of RM42 million from SRC which ended up in his accounts.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): The defence concluded its submissions on the three money laundering charges faced by Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak by saying that the former premier did not check the deposits in his accounts as he thought they were Saudi Arabian donations, and that his deceased senior private secretary would have confirmed if there were enough funds or not.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Former 1MDB CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today that he could not comment on whether former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak was involved in the dealings between the troubled fund and PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Former 1MDB CEO Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi shared an anecdote about his "famous nasi goreng" in explaining at the High Court today why he trusted fugitive financier Jho Low.