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Finance minister: Malaysia's 2020 growth target to remain at 4.8pc

PUTRAJAYA, Dec. 12 -- Lim Guan Eng is confident Malaysia can achieve its economic growth target of 4.8 per cent for next year even after the World Bank dialled down its forecast for the country. Howe... Read More


Finance minister says govt to pursue criminal case against Goldman Sachs, court hearing likely mid-2020

PUTRAJAYA, Dec. 12 -- The Malaysian government will go ahead with its lawsuit against US investment bank Goldman Sachs to recoup losses from scandal-riddled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Lim Gu... Read More


SRC trial: Tensions run high as AG completes first half of cross examination

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 11 -- As the first half of Datuk Seri Najib Razak's cross examination reached its conclusion, the former prime minister vehemently denied being the grand orchestrator behind the for... Read More


Najib tells court he isn't duty-bound to report to Cabinet how SRC used first RM2b loan

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 11 -- Datuk Seri Najib Razak insisted today that he was not obliged to tell his own Cabinet how SRC International Sdn Bhd used a whopping RM2 billion loan from Malaysia's second-lar... Read More


At SRC trial, Najib uses Bahasa in apparent psywar with AG Tommy Thomas

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 10 -- Datuk Seri Najib Razak's cross examination by the prosecution in his RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption trial began today with Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tom... Read More


In SRC trial, Najib tells court he didn't know Jho Low worked with bank to manage his accounts

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 9 -- Datuk Seri Najib Razak told the High Court today that he was unaware AmBank was liaising with Low Taek Jho to manage his accounts. Testifying in his own defence after being ac... Read More


SRC trial: Former AG Apandi to be called in as defence witness to verify 2016 statement vindicating Najib

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 9 -- Former Attorney General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali will be called as a defence witness for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd corruption trial, the... Read More


Najib admits didn't verify Saudi 'donations' with Wisma Putra

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 9 -- Wisma Putra was not contacted in 2010 to check if the large sum from Saudi Arabia deposited into Datuk Seri Najib Razak's AmBank accounts were personally from the Middle East k... Read More


Ramkarpal: Appeal against Rafizi without AG's knowledge clearly shows forces working to discredit him

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 7 -- An admission by Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas that the decision to appeal Rafizi Ramli's acquittal was done without his knowledge clearly suggests there are forces... Read More


AG 'shocked' over appeal in Rafizi's NFC case, says decision was made without his knowledge

Kuala Lampur, Dec. 6 -- The decision to appeal the acquittal of Rafizi Ramli for offences under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (Bafia) was done without his direct knowledge, said Attorney ... Read More