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Lim returns volley, tells Najib poor 'unfairly impacted' by GST

  • Aug 12, 2018
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has "reminded" former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak that it was the poor that stands to gain from the removal of the goods and services tax (GST) enacted during the latter's rule, as they had been "unfairly impacted" by the tax. In a statement today, Lim was responding to a posting by the ousted leader which stated the rich would benefit the most from the new government's abolition of the GST and they could once more evade taxes. "Najib added that money lo
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The three events that foiled Najib's great kleptocracy cover-up

  • Aug 12, 2018
MP SPEAKS | The Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision on Friday dismissing former premier Najib Razak’s application for a gag order on the media and public with regard to discussing the merits of his corruption case is in keeping with a new Malaysia, unlike the era before the 14th general election on May 9, 2018 where all the instruments of state were abused to suppress the infamy and ignominy of Malaysia as a global kleptocracy. Before May 9, all the instruments of state were bent and subor
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'Conditioned by Najib, M’sians now expect free money when the gov't has none left'

  • Aug 12, 2018
The previous administration has conditioned Malaysians to expect “free money”, but the government does not have such money to give out, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “People expect us to give free money to them because this is a habit developed by (former prime minister) Najib (Abdul Razak). “He gives money to people freely, and now the people expect us to give money to them freely. But we don’t have the money,” Mahathir said to reporters after visiting an art exhibi
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Najib must come clean on his role in the missing GST billions

  • Aug 11, 2018
COMMENT | Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has claimed in a blog post that the Pakatan Harapan government could have spent the RM18 billion in goods and services tax (GST) refunds that I am now accusing the previous administration of robbing. This is a shocking accusation by Najib bereft of reason and truth.The Harapan government is now accused of a wrongdoing and of the delay in making the GST refunds which had been committed to by the previous government.I had exposed in Parliament last
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Najib: Did Harapan gov't spend RM18b, yet accuse BN of 'robbery'?

  • Aug 11, 2018
Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has claimed that the Pakatan Harapan government could have spent the RM18 billion in goods and services tax (GST) refunds that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is now accusing the previous administration of robbing. Like any other tax or revenue collections, Najib said, all GST collections are paid directly into the government's consolidated revenue account. He said from there, the funds are then paid into the GST refunds trust account on a monthly basi
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MACC to quiz Najib again, this time over 'stolen' RM3.5m

  • Aug 11, 2018
MACC will record statements from former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak regarding his allegation that the RM3.5 million stolen from the prime minister's office belonged to Umno.According to an MACC source, Najib would have to be called in for questioning after he publicly stated that the money was meant for Umno's campaign purposes.On Wednesday, it was reported that 17 security personnel had carted off RM3.5 million in cash from the prime minister's office on the night of the 14th general elect
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Najib's supporters once again barred from entering KL court complex

  • Aug 11, 2018
A small group of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak’s supporters was once again prevented from entering the Jalan Duta court complex this morning. The group of less than 10 people had intended to show their support for Najib, who was present for the hearing session on his bid to extend the interim gag order issued related to his seven charges linked to SRC International. A Najib supporter from Bentong, Rajendran Yenkaiah, questioned the rationale behind a decision by the police to p
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Kit Siang: Khaled wrong, all BN leaders who aided Najib are on trial

  • Aug 10, 2018
Lim Kit Siang has disagreed with former Johor menteri besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin's statement that it is Najib Abdul Razak, and not Umno, who is on trial.On the contrary, the DAP veteran said all Umno and BN leaders who helped the former premier cover up the 1MDB scandal are on trial.“This would include all the ministers in the Najib cabinet, the Umno/BN MPs of the 13th Parliament as well as the leaders of Umno and BN parties,” he added in a statement this afternoon.Lim also recalled the US
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Remove Najib to show commitment to reform, Umno told

  • Aug 10, 2018
Umno should be bold enough to terminate the membership of its former president Najib Abdul Razak to show that it is committed to reform, a former leader Rahim Thamby Chik said. In a statement posted on his Facebook page last night, the former Umno vice-president and Malacca chief minister said the rakyat would appreciate such gesture and recognise that the party's struggle is in the interests of the people. "If Umno really wants to change and fix its damaged reputation in the eyes of its m
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Najib's case: S'wak Report editor surprised to be dragged into gag order bid

  • Aug 10, 2018
Sarawak Report editor Claire Rewcastle-Brown is surprised that she is being dragged into former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's court case.This is in relation to the defence seeking a gag order on the media and public in relation to his seven charges.Najib's lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah had cited Sarawak Report's articles in his argument that there should not be a “trial by media” or interference with court proceedings.However, Rewcastle-Brown, who was at the Jalan Duta Court Complex i
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