Monthly Archives: June 2017

Miranda Kerr asked to relinquish jewels linked to Malaysian laundering case

© BEI/Shutterstock Malaysian financier Jho Low gifted Miranda Kerr jewellery worth millions, according to US prosecutors. Australian model Miranda Kerr should hand over millions of dollars in gifted jewels that were allegedly purchased using money stolen from a fund established … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, MoCS (Sarawak)

Dr Mahathir dares Rosmah to sue him

 PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today cited an allegation from the recent Department of Justice (DoJ) filings on 1MDB, urging the prime minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor to carry out her threat of taking her accusers to court. “Rosmah says she … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, MoCS (Sarawak), Rosmah Mansor

Malaysian PM Najib’s wife linked to S$41.5m worth of jewellery bought with 1MDB funds: US Justice Department

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor arrive to attend the opening ceremony of the Asean leaders’ summit in Manila on April 29, 2017.PHOTO: AFP KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) – Nearly US$30 million (S$41.5 million) of funds stolen … Continue reading

Posted in 1MDB, MoCS (Sarawak), Rosmah Mansor

Anwar wants Najib, Shafee to reveal their bank accounts

 KUALA LUMPUR: Jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has applied for a court order to make Prime Minister Najib Razak disclose his bank accounts, following allegations that RM9.5 million was transferred to lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah. In the application filed … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, MoCS (Sarawak), Najib Abdul Razak

5 facts you didn’t know about the Malaysia Agreement

   Shortly after the Federal Government’s announcement of tourism tax that’s slated to take effect in July, the Sarawak state government made a surprise move by withdrawing its state representative from the Malaysian Tourism Board with immediate effect. This move … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Sabah, Sarawak

Sarawak opts out of Malaysia Tourism Board

 PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak state government today announced that it was withdrawing from the Malaysia Tourism Board, as tensions mount over Putrajaya’s move to push ahead with a new tourism tax despite reservations from a local minister. “The state government … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Sarawak BN

Tourism tax: Nazri ticks off ‘rookie’ Sarawak minister

Tourism and Culture Nazri Abdul Aziz today gave Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah a piece of his mind after the latter urged the federal government to defer the implementation of the new tourism … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Sarawak BN

Malaysian’s photos on racism featured in The Guardian

 PETALING JAYA: If you think racism is bad in Malaysia, you will be shocked to hear that racism is very much alive and kicking today in the land of our former colonial masters as well. One Malaysian photographer, who has … Continue reading

Posted in Media

Taib’s son sells CMS shares to repay debts

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, Sarawak state governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud’s son, sold Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS) shares to pay off his debts. Mahmud, a longtime CMS director, has almost halved his personal stake in … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), The Taib family

Kit Siang lauds Dr M’s rule for making Malaysians ‘walk tall’

 PETALING JAYA: DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang has praised the former 22-year prime ministerial reign of Dr Mahathir Mohamad as one that allowed Malaysians to “walk tall” in the world, compared to the current scenario in which he claimed people … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, MoCS (Sarawak)