Defence threatens to quit, judge offers to move Najib trial to wet market

Collin Sequerah tells Shafee he can have as many people as he wants in attendance at the Selayang 'pasar borong'. 

By Bede Hong · 2 weeks ago · 1 comment

Defence threatens to quit, judge offers to move Najib trial to wet market

Najib’s lawyer unperturbed by prospect of Riza Aziz testifying

Client's stepson 'will just tell the truth', says Shafee.

By Bede Hong · 2 weeks ago

Najib’s lawyer unperturbed by prospect of Riza Aziz testifying

Najib, Rosmah, Nooryana inspect seized items

The trio are at Bank Negara since 9.15am.

· 3 months ago

Najib, Rosmah, Nooryana inspect seized items

Judge postpones 1MDB trial so Shafee can attend son’s wedding

DPP confirms Sequerah’s decision to put back trial to March 2, pending completion of nuptials in Penang.

· 3 months ago · 3 comments

Judge postpones 1MDB trial so Shafee can attend son’s wedding

Najib wins bid to inspect Xavier Justo’s papers

Ex-PetroSaudi exec surrendered 17,000 documents to MACC in probe into 1MDB.

By Bede Hong · 5 months ago

Najib wins bid to inspect Xavier Justo’s papers


Najib first met ‘successful’ Jho Low in 2007

Penang-born businessman facilitated meetings with Middle-Eastern business players, court hears.

By Bede Hong, Ravin Palanisamy · 6 months ago

Najib first met ‘successful’ Jho Low in 2007

AGC rep advised doctoring of 1MDB audit report, says witness

Former chief secretary testifies how high-ranking officials convened to discuss, remove details at behest of Najib.

By Bede Hong · 6 months ago · 3 comments

AGC rep advised doctoring of 1MDB audit report, says witness

Co-accused Arul Kanda to appear as prosecution witness

Ex-1MDB chief’s lawyer, lead defence counsel to challenge move to call defendant as witness in audit-tampering trial. 

By Bede Hong · 6 months ago

Co-accused Arul Kanda to appear as prosecution witness

1MDB trial adjourned as Najib’s lawyer, witness ill

Presiding judge intends to keep case management dates on December 13.

By Bede Hong, Timothy Achariam · 6 months ago · 2 comments

1MDB trial adjourned as Najib’s lawyer, witness ill

1MDB transferred US$1.83 billion to sham companies in 2009-2011, court hears

Money was transferred to organisations controlled by Jho Low or Taek Obaid, says former CEO of state investment fund.

By Bede Hong · 6 months ago

1MDB transferred US$1.83 billion to sham companies in 2009-2011, court hears

LIVE: Email reveals plan to conceal 1MDB losses from Najib

Former PM’s view sought on whether state investor should get involved in another joint venture with PetroSaudi International.

By Bede Hong, Timothy Achariam · 7 months ago

LIVE: Email reveals plan to conceal 1MDB losses from Najib

17% of US$500 million payment went directly to Good Star, court hears

Former 1MDB CEO says no idea what happened to funds transferred to joint venture.

By Timothy Achariam, Bede Hong · 7 months ago

17% of US$500 million payment went directly to Good Star, court hears

LIVE: Shahrol admits PetroSaudi set up to defraud 1MDB

US$1 billion ‘disappeared’ into bank accounts of PetroSaudi International, Jho Low’s company, court hears.

By Bede Hong, Timothy Achariam · 7 months ago · 2 comments

LIVE: Shahrol admits PetroSaudi set up to defraud 1MDB

1MDB judge issues reprimand after Najib’s Tg Piai trip

Former PM skips hearing on Thursday after obtaining MC for eye infection but was fit enough to campaign in Johor.

By Bede Hong, Timothy Achariam · 7 months ago · 5 comments

1MDB judge issues reprimand after Najib’s Tg Piai trip

Najib said no need for PetroSaudi assets to be valued twice, court told

Documents show how billions of dollars were moved from one company toanother in the former PM's corruption trial last week'.

By Bede Hong · 7 months ago

Najib said no need for PetroSaudi assets to be valued twice, court told