KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11): Former education minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid (pictured), who is now chairman of Tenaga Nasional Bhd, has again denied that he took a hefty bribe in exchange for awarding a RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The judge in Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s graft trial reminded the latter’s lawyer today that a former government official currently testifying in the case is not the accused person, after the lawyer asked the witness if he had pulled strings to obtain payment for a project.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Former education secretary-general Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad said Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor had asked him to speed up the signing of Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd’s contract for the solar hybrid power project so that progress payments to the company could be released.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, when he was prime minister and finance minister, helped to clear way for Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd to obtain interim and advance payments of over RM190 million from the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): A former education ministry official told the Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor graft trial today that Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd was required to give feedback over its proposal to implement a solar hybrid project for rural schools in Sarawak.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): Two butlers were present at the door of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s official residence in Putrajaya to receive two luggage bags of cash, a witness told the court today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): Datuk Rizal Mansor, a former aide to Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, has been put under a witness protection programme.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): A business man was told that RM5 million withdrawn from a Maybank branch here in December 2015 was for "RM", the High Court heard today.
Despite MoF official’s ‘bold and strong advice’ to PM against RM1.25b project, letter of approval issued
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): A Finance Ministry official told the High Court that despite giving “bold and strong” advice to then-prime minister and finance minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, the Education Ministry decided to go ahead with the issuance of the letter of approval to Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd for the solar hybrid project in late 2016.