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Leaked documents show PM’s approval required for all deals under 1MDB precursor

KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — The prime minister has the final say over any “financial commitment” undertaken by 1 Malaysia Development Berhad’s (1MDB) precursor, Terengganu Investment Authority (TIA), according to TIA’s Memorandum and Articles of Association agreement. 232 more words

Financial

Cynicus Maximus Indicus

Once upon a time, not so long ago, only the Bhodrolok had the right to lean back in a worn out armchair, sigh, make hand gestures conveying the overall futility of, and in life, and exclaim, … 414 more words

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MACC may try to expunge ex-cop’s evidence in Rosli Dahlan's case

May 26, 2015

Phnom Penh

MACC may try to expunge ex-cop’s evidence in Rosli Dahlan’s case

 by Ho Kit Yen@www.freemalaysiatoday.com

The civil action commenced by prominent lawyer Rosli Dahlan against the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), formerly known as the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA), is expected to take a new dramatic twist when the next witness, former Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) Chief Ramli Yusoff takes the stand. 521 more words

Malaysia's Ms. Reformasi speaks her mind in OSLO

May 26, 2015

Phnom Penh

Malaysia’s Ms. Reformasi speaks her mind in OSLO

OSLO, May 26 — Five years ago my father, Anwar Ibrahim, delivered a speech right here on… 1,390 more words

Governance

Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.

I met the late Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. We met a couple of times, but I only had a real conversation with him once. It was a glorious moment for me, the great justice being one of my heroes- a brilliant jurist and an absolutely critical player in the progressive era that was the ‘60s (plus or minus a decade), when the promises of Reconstruction and the drive for women’s rights were palpable. 240 more words

Bigotry

Putrajaya dragging Malaysia off democratic path with mass arrests, watchdog says

KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 – Putrajaya’s mass arrest of protesters rallying against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) yesterday should trigger alarm internationally over how the country is veering off the democratic path, global rights group Human Rights Watch said today. 273 more words

Elections

Najib’s FAQ answers what was not asked

He avoids addressing Sirul’s claim by saying that Dr M should’ve asked his Altantuya questions eight years ago.

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At last, we know one thing for sure about Najib. 377 more words

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