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Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 results - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 18/06 2:14 pm

Free Malaysia Today Warisan files election petitions to challenge GE14 results Free Malaysia Today We are confident with the evidence we have, he said, adding that today was the last day to file the election petitions. Yesterday, Warisan president Shafie Apdal said he had given the party's lawyers the mandate to file election petitions if they ... Warisan filed eight election petitions The Borneo Post





Tun M: We Have Enough Evidence to Charge Najib & Rosmah for 'Raping' .. - Worldofbuzz - 18/06 1:49 pm

WORLD OF BUZZ (press release) (blog) Tun M: We Have Enough Evidence to Charge Najib & Rosmah for 'Raping' Malaysia WORLD OF BUZZ (press release) (blog) Last week, prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir said in a speech while he was in Japan, that it isn't easy to arrest former prime minister Najib Razak, as evidence is still being gathered in order to build a strong case against him. He said that they need to ... Malaysia to seek return of 1MDB money from banks, political parties The Edge Markets MY ..





Alibaba's Jack Ma and Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad talk tech, jobs and .. - Scmp - 18/06 1:41 pm

South China Morning Post Alibaba's Jack Ma and Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad talk tech, jobs and future as China deals come under scrutiny South China Morning Post Ma, in Kuala Lumpur for the opening of Alibaba's new country office in Malaysia , its first in Southeast Asia, said his visit helped him take the pulse of the country and its new leaders. Ma's visit follows Malaysia's tense election in which the role of ... Alibaba founder Jack Ma meets Malaysian PM, 'surprised' by Mahathir's tech ..





1MDB controversy: Legal eagles hired by parties involved - The Straits .. - Straitstimes - 18/06 10:21 am

The Straits Times 1MDB controversy: Legal eagles hired by parties involved The Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The next spotlight for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) saga will be the intense battle of the legal eagles. ... Abdul Gani, the country's eighth attorney general, has handled several high-profile





Malaysia's $6.5 Billion Scandal Almost Sank Its Democracy - Foreign Policy - Foreignpolicy - 18/06 9:01 am

Foreign Policy (blog) Malaysia's $6.5 Billion Scandal Almost Sank Its Democracy Foreign Policy (blog) But as Low bobbed along on his mega-yacht, Equanimity, he had the utmost confidence in his captain Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, the man believed to be Low's partner in defrauding his own country's public. When the message ... The party





Democrats rush to border to decry Trump's family separations - Free .. - FMT - 18/06 8:48 am

Free Malaysia Today Democrats rush to border to decry Trump's family separations Free Malaysia Today TEXAS: Democrats escalated their attacks on President Donald Trump's policy of separating immigrant children from parents who illegally cross the Mexican border, as public outrage over the practice balloons into an election-year headache for Republica





Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe - Free Malaysia .. - FMT - 18/06 8:22 am

Free Malaysia Today Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe Free Malaysia Today We want the Mueller probe to be investigated the way the Trump administration has been investigated, Rudy Giuliani said on CNN's State of the Union. This is a case where it's crying out for someone to investigate the investigators, he later told CBS. A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 ... Department of ..





Malaysia power shift hits China infrastructure drive - BusinessWorld .. - Bworld - 18/06 12:30 am

BusinessWorld Online (press release) Malaysia power shift hits China infrastructure drive BusinessWorld Online (press release) A May 10 File photo shows former Malaysian prime minister and opposition candidate Mahathir Mohamad (center) celebrating with other leaders of his coalition during a press conference following the 14 th general elections in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia had





Taming Malaysia's GLC 'monsters' - TODAYonline - Today - 17/06 3:16 pm

TODAYonline Taming Malaysia's GLC 'monsters' TODAYonline About a month before Malaysia's parliamentary election in May, then-opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad raised concerns over the role that government-linked companies (GLCs) were playing in the economy, being 'huge and rich' enough to be considered...





Under new leader Mahathir, China's infrastructure projects in Malaysia are .. - Japantimes - 17/06 2:13 pm

The Japan Times Under new leader Mahathir , China's infrastructure projects in Malaysia are under threat The Japan Times Under new leader Mahathir , China's infrastructure projects in Malaysia are under threat Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks to the media after being questioned at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission office in Putrajaya on May 24. Malaysia's regime change puts at risk infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms South China Morning Post Malaysia gives a ..





Umno faces existential crisis as it strives for comeback - The Straits .. - Straitstimes - 17/06 6:14 am

The Straits Times Umno faces existential crisis as it strives for comeback The Straits Times Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi spent much of last week in Mecca, performing prayers and day-long fasts observed during the holy month of Ramadan. He also found time during his stay in Islam's holiest city to hunker down with...





Amanah grows in stature, size post-GE14 - The Malaysian Insight - TMI - 16/06 7:03 pm

The Malaysian Insight Amanah grows in stature, size post-GE14 The Malaysian Insight This means that after the election , people have accepted us. They want to join us in building a new Malaysia . They didn't come to talk politics today, but to say hello and exchange festive greetings. Some are from Umno and PAS. But I am sure there ... Mat Sabu cries foul over helicopter claim Free Malaysia Today





Mahathir was the Trump of his time, says Anwar Free Malaysia Today - Free .. - FMT - 16/06 6:20 pm

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir was the Trump of his time, says Anwar Free Malaysia Today Free Malaysia Today PETALING JAYA: Anwar Ibrahim has compared Dr Mahathir Mohamad to US President Donald Trump, saying that the old Mahathir he knew was the Trump of





Najib may face criminal charges, whether he is 'public official' or not - .. - TMI - 16/06 4:15 pm

The Malaysian Insight Najib may face criminal charges, whether he is 'public official' or not The Malaysian Insight High Court judge Abu Bakar Jais had allowed Najib to strike out a suit by Dr Mahathir Mohamad last April, ruling that the terms public officer and public office in the Interpretation Act were only applicable to the class of civil servants as stated ...





Anwar: Dr M used me to get support but it's okay - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 16/06 4:07 pm

Free Malaysia Today Anwar: Dr M used me to get support but it's okay Free Malaysia Today WeiJun On The World Cup: France, Argentina to pick up three points Penang Umno offers a Merican and a Mydin as candidates. Explore topics. Anwar Ibrahim , Dr Mahathir Mohamad, FMT, General Election, KL, Malaysia , Pakatan Harapan, Politics, Top... Victory of Anwar's Reformasi vision Aliran





Ku Li in showdown with Zahid to lead Umno - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 16/06 3:36 pm

Free Malaysia Today Ku Li in showdown with Zahid to lead Umno Free Malaysia Today Tengku Razaleigh said he was confident of restoring Umno's credibility and position as the leading party in Malaysia . At the moment we are the single biggest representation in the parliament, he noted. Umno has 54 seats in the Dewan Rakyat, while PKR... Malaysian opposition party UMNO's Razaleigh Hamzah to contest for party presidency Channel NewsAsia Ku Li goes for UMNO president The Borneo Post Ku Li ..





Anwar says no regrets working with changed Dr M - Yahoo Singapore News - Yahoo - 16/06 2:32 pm

Yahoo Singapore News Anwar says no regrets working with changed Dr M Yahoo Singapore News KUALA LUMPUR , June 16 PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said his reconciliation with former nemesis Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was a difficult and painful decision, but one he did not regret making. In an interview with British state...





People think Umno belongs to warlords, says Youth candidate - Free .. - FMT - 16/06 12:00 am

Free Malaysia Today People think Umno belongs to warlords, says Youth candidate Free Malaysia Today In an interview with FMT, Wan Agyl Wan Hassan said Umno cannot afford to be elitist, exclusive and living in denial. People view Umno as belonging to several people, several warlords. We shouldn't be shy or afraid to say this because this is the ...





Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 16/06 11:03 am

Free Malaysia Today Trump threatened to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan Free Malaysia Today WASHINGTON: Donald Trump threatened Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he would ship 25 million Mexicans to his country, one of a series of bizarre missives that jarred fellow leaders at last week's acrimonious G7 meet, according to a report on Friday. Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda New York Times Behind the Scenes at G-7 Meetings, Allies Dismayed by Trump's Jabs ..





Shredded documents in PM office reinforces trust deficit sentiment against .. - Indept - 16/06 10:37 am

The Independent Shredded documents in PM office reinforces trust deficit sentiment against Najib The Independent Malaysian PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad revealed a damaging fact to the New York Times: The Najib regime did the ultimate act of shredding documents that could contain evidence of their wrongdoing. In the interview with the Times, Dr Mahathir said they... Dr M: 'They have taken money, now they have lost the money' The Edge Markets MY Jubilation at PM's Raya do; Najib's supporters want ..





Don't shut out 'good conscience' - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 16/06 9:29 am

Free Malaysia Today Don't shut out 'good conscience' Free Malaysia Today ... forthright because he dared to speak up against Najib's kleptocratic government. Within a span of 60 days, in the eyes of some netizens, Dennis has fallen from hero to zero all because he questioned Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's move in ...





Commentary: A month after the historic election, can the new Pakatan .. - CNA - 16/06 6:17 am

Channel NewsAsia Commentary: A month after the historic election , can the new Pakatan government change Malaysian politics for good? Channel NewsAsia Some defended the move as a decisive necessity to drive education reform in Malaysia . Democratic Action Party's old supremo and former nemesis, Lim Kit Siang, rushed to Dr Mahathir's defence to qualify that the election promise of the Prime Minister ...





How China Lost Sight of Malaysia's Changes - The Diplomat - Thediplomat - 16/06 2:05 am

The Diplomat How China Lost Sight of Malaysia's Changes The Diplomat But actually, the Malaysia saga has more in common with China's investment in Africa, where Beijing's no-strings-attached aids programs have been accused of propping up authoritarian, corrupt regimes. As a fuller account of ex-Prime Minister Najib ... Dr M: Pakatan not seeking revenge, obvious Najib stole money Malay Mail





In Southeast Asia, Belt and Road Attracts Takers, But Skepticism is Rising .. - CFR - 15/06 11:12 pm

Council on Foreign Relations (blog) In Southeast Asia, Belt and Road Attracts Takers, But Skepticism is Rising Council on Foreign Relations (blog) Beijing launched a new high-speed railway from Kunming to Laos (a line that is supposed to eventually stretch through Southeast Asia), a high-speed rail link connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, and multiple other projects throughout the region ...





Cambodian curbs on election news could smother debate UN warns - Free .. - FMT - 15/06 4:09 pm

Free Malaysia Today Cambodian curbs on election news could smother debate UN warns Free Malaysia Today Authorities have also promised to control news content while the National Election Committee has issued a code of conduct banning journalists from expressing opinions and from publishing news that affects national security. Journalists have also been





Malaysia to seek bank restitution - Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - NWA - 15/06 2:58 pm

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Malaysia to seek bank restitution Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette The Malaysian government intends to seek restitution from Goldman Sachs, its new finance minister said this week, as it moves to resolve a scandal that led to the disappearance of billions of dollars and helped put the country deeply in debt. ... Najib





Gaza residents pray near Israel, as Muslims mark major feast - Bristol .. - Heraldcourier - 15/06 2:40 pm

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) Gaza residents pray near Israel, as Muslims mark major feast Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) A Muslim boy waits for parents offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia , Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent ... An injured Palestinian man who was shot





Mahathir: Enough evidence to charge Najib, Rosmah - Free Malaysia Today - FMT - 15/06 2:01 pm

Free Malaysia Today Mahathir : Enough evidence to charge Najib , Rosmah Free Malaysia Today Mahathir said his government had accumulated enough evidence to put former prime minister Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor on trial. Mahathir , who served as prime minister from 1981 to 2003 and who led the PH to a stunning win on May 9, said he... Dr M: 'They have taken money, now they have lost the money' The Edge Markets MY BOMBSHELL ANOTHER MAJOR NAJIB SCANDAL TO BE EXPOSED SOON: AS GUAN ..





Commentary: Free from the shackles of a fallen coalition, does Sarawak .. - CNA - 15/06 6:42 am

Channel NewsAsia Commentary: Free from the shackles of a fallen coalition, does Sarawak parties leaving spell the end of the Barisan ... Channel NewsAsia The Sarawak state government has always been keen to safeguard its religious and racial harmony and freedom, and other special rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963. This was repeatedly emphasised by Abang Johari, and his predecessor Adenan





James Comey, Trump Foundation, North Korea: Your Friday Briefing - New .. - Nytimes - 15/06 4:01 am

New York Times James Comey, Trump Foundation, North Korea : Your Friday Briefing New York Times The U.S. clarified its policy on North Korea . Only after complete denuclearization would North Korea get relief from sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, while on a tour of Asian nations. Mr. Pompeo's tough stance was intended to ...





Mahathir Mohamad, Leading Malaysia Again at 92, Is on a Mission - New York .. - Nytimes - 14/06 11:18 pm

New York Times Mahathir Mohamad, Leading Malaysia Again at 92, Is on a Mission New York Times In some cases, vital files were accessible only to a single person: Najib Razak, the nation's scandal -tainted former prime minister, who had also served as finance minister. Evidence of financial malfeasance by Mr. Najib and his cronies helped Mr ...





Despite royal pardon, Anwar still seeks to clear his name - TODAYonline - Today - 14/06 9:42 pm

TODAYonline Despite royal pardon, Anwar still seeks to clear his name TODAYonline KUALA LUMPUR - Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim still wants to have his name cleared through the courts, although he is grateful for the royal pardon he received last month which allowed him to be released from pris





Reporting from south-east Asia: 'I have witnessed hope triumph over fear' .. - Theguardian - 14/06 9:03 pm

The Guardian Reporting from south-east Asia: 'I have witnessed hope triumph over fear' The Guardian This was history in motion: Anwar Ibrahim , the man who had paid the high price of two jail terms for his attempts to bring reform in Malaysia and who had coined the reformasi chant as the rallying cry for change had just been released from prison ...





Swiss NGO Wants to Expose Evidence Against Sarawak Governor's Alleged .. - Worldofbuzz - 14/06 7:07 pm

WORLD OF BUZZ (press release) (blog) Swiss NGO Wants to Expose Evidence Against Sarawak Governor's Alleged Corruption WORLD OF BUZZ (press release) (blog) According to Aliran's latest report, Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has been gathering evidence since 2011 against Taib and his family's alleged corrupt practices, but their earlier calls to Malaysian prosecutors were ignored. Hmm, we wonder why!





No rift between Anwar, Mahathir, assures Nurul Izzah Free ... - Free .. - FMT - 14/06 5:09 pm

Free Malaysia Today No rift between Anwar, Mahathir, assures Nurul Izzah Free ... Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar has dismissed rumours of a rift between the party's de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minis





Multi-Billion Ringgit Medicine Monopoly Involving Former Govt Exposed in .. - Worldofbuzz - 14/06 11:54 am

SAYS Multi-Billion Ringgit Medicine Monopoly Involving Former Govt Exposed in Shocking Report WORLD OF BUZZ (press release) (blog) From at least 2011 to the present, international pharmaceutical companies have been paying bribes to high ranking officials/ politicians to assist in obtaining or retaining business in Malaysia in violation of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Whistleblower Uncovers Massive Multi-Billion Medicine Monopoly Linked To Politicians SAYS





Top Malaysian judges on way out - Hong Kong Standard - Standard - 14/06 4:01 am

URL. (press release) Top Malaysian judges on way out Hong Kong Standard (press release) Among them, the attorney-general and the central bank governor went after allegations related to a scandal surrounding sovereign wealth fund 1MDB . Ousted former prime minister Najib Razak, his family and cronies are accused of plundering billions of US... Malaysia's top judges step down URL. (press release) Malaysia's top two judges resign amid purge of senior officials MWC News





What's next for Mahathir? - Daily Times - Dailytimes - 14/06 3:46 am

Asia Times What's next for Mahathir? Daily Times The last few days have seen some extremely abrupt and dramatic changes in Malaysia's political arena. The electoral victory of Mahathir Mohamad, release of victorious opposition alliance's icon, Anwar Ibrahim, from jail, and the start of massive ... Anwar in the wings as Malaysia remakes its democracy Asia Times AFTER 15 TERRIBLE YEARS OF PAIN & STUPIDITY UNDER NAJIB & BADAWI, MALAYSIA DESPITE BEING DEBT ... Malaysia Chronicle





Malaysian political earthquake could rock BC LNG sector - Alaska Highway .. - Alaskahighwaynews - 14/06 12:24 am

Alaska Highway News Malaysian political earthquake could rock BC LNG sector Alaska Highway News The geopolitical upheaval triggered by the Malaysia elections , in which an opposition coalition came to power for the first time since the country's founding more than six decades ago, will likely have aftershocks for national energy giant Petronas ...





Malaysian political earthquake could rock BC LNG sector - Business in .. - BIV - 13/06 10:52 pm

Business in Vancouver Malaysian political earthquake could rock BC LNG sector Business in Vancouver Malaysia's four-party coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH) emerged victorious over Barisan Nasional (BN) in the May 9 election , winning 113 of 222 seats in the Dewan Rakyat (the lower house of the Malaysian parliament). Another party informally aligned ...




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1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia - Bloomberg - Bloomberg
Bloomberg 1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia Bloomberg ... 3 percent of gross domestic product, Wee said. Rating agencies are likely to downgrade Malaysia sooner rather than later if its fiscal health deteriorates significantly due to liabilities arising from 1MDB , Brown Brothers ..[GC - Google Cache]
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At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong .. - Straitstimes
New York Times At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong earthquake hits Osaka in western Japan The Straits Times Water flows out from cracks in a road damaged by an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka, on June 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS. Train guide electric boards tilt following an earthquake ..
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Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: .. - Bloomberg
Bloomberg Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: Markets Wrap Bloomberg Japan's stocks led Asian declines amid investor concern the exchange of threats between China and the U.S. is the precursor of a full-blown trade war. Oil dropped, while the dollar edged higher as Treasury yields ..[GC - Google Cache]
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Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR .. - Moneycontrol
Moneycontrol.com Asus Zenfone Ares launched with 8GB RAM, AR, VR capabilities: Price and specs Moneycontrol.com Asus has unveiled the all-new Zenfone Ares in Taiwan. The phone features advanced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) capabilities and has specifications akin to Asus ZenFone ..
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Liberty systems breached in hack - BusinessTech - Businesstech
BusinessTech Liberty systems breached in hack BusinessTech Since becoming aware we have taken immediate steps to secure our computer systems and are investigating the incident . We are giving this matter the highest priority and will keep you informed as appropriate. According to the group, ..
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WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase .. - Ndtv
NDTV WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase Through a Catalogue NDTV Last month, it was reported that in addition to the existing Android app , the Facebook-owned team is working on a WhatsApp Business app for iOS to expand its presence. The app is also in the rumours to receive a ..
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Google places a $550 million bet on China's .. - Cnbc
CNBC Google places a $550 million bet on China's second-largest e-commerce player CNBC Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As part of a strategic partnership, Google will put $550 million in cash into JD.com, ..
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Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim .. - NewsCom
NEWS.com.au Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim at Tesla NEWS.com.au The German brand previewed the look of the first member of its planned family of Tesla-beaters back in 2016, with a one-off motor show concept car called Concept EQ. ... If this all sounds like cutting edge ..
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