Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that $681m (£479m) transferred into Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account was a “genuine donation”.
Najib faced corruption allegations after the transfer was discovered last year. Fighting for his political life, the premier was cleared in January by the Malaysian attorney general, who said the cash was a gift from the royal family in Saudi Arabia.
Asked at the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul if he was aware of
DAP celebrates April Fool's Day by propagating that GST will be up by 4% soon! DAP has once again pressed the panic button to warn Sarawakians that if BN wins the state election, the GST will be increased to 10% at the very least! This is being released on Malaysiakini soon after Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan's announcement that the State Assembly will be dissolved on the 11th April 2016.
"Such lies intending to create market panic and to fear monger among the public are among some usual
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak has approved an allocation of RM50 million for the construction of the 22km road from Nanga Ngungun to Nanga Jagau.
He made the announcement while making a visit to Rumah Taboh at the Rascom Resettlement Scheme in Nanga Ngungun today.
"The government is deeply committed in providing development for the people particularly those staying in the rural areas," he said.
The construction of the road later will enable settlers from Ulu Ngemah, who were moved
KUALA LUMPUR - Tan Seng Giaw (DAP-Kepong) today said Prime Minister Najib Razak should not be held accountable for the scandals surrounding 1MDB.
This contradicts the stand of his fellow DAP member, Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua, who stated that Najib was to blame for all the shenanigans in the debt-ridden firm.
Tan said 1MDB’s management should be held responsible for the problems in the state-owned firm.
“No. We have looked at all of it. We saw that he (Najib) was not directly involved
KUANTAN - Prof Dr Tatiana A. Denisova may be born a Russian and not a native speaker of Malay language, but her passion for Jawi script enables her to be exceptionally good in reading and understanding Malay folklores and literature, which are mostly written in Jawi script.
Denisova, 57, said her passion for Jawi script began when she was studying Islamic History at the St Petersburg State University in Russia.
"One day I found a magazine on Malay Muslim history and culture, which was
The US$2 billion (US$1 = RM4.07) investment commitment from China Railway Group Ltd (CREC) in Bandar Malaysia will lead to more foreign direct investments (FDIs) flowing into the country, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
As a major multinational player, CREC's confidence in Bandar Malaysia as a valuable investment underlies its confidence in Malaysia's economy.
Najib said CREC acted as an impressive first mover in Bandar Malaysia with its US$2 billion commitment that would attract