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September 2, 2018 10:26 AM Modified cash accounting system also shows RM16b missing: Lim

PUTRAJAYA: A total of RM16 billion of unreturned taxes has remained missing from the Fund for Tax Refund Trust Fund (TBBC) regardless of whether the government uses the modified cash basis or the accrual accounting system, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Responding to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's Facebook post, he said according 60

August 31, 2018 8:13 AM AG picks Sulaiman Abdullah, Gopal Sri Ram to lead 1MDB case

PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has appointed Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah to replace him as lead prosecutor in the criminal case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. "A trial of this importance and complexity requires the full-time attention of lead counsel, not just during the duration of the trial, but also in the months 15

August 25, 2018 6:56 AM Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: Awards will only be given to those who serve the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the conferring of honours should not be taken lightly as had been done by the previous Barisan Nasional government. "When Najib was in power, everyone got rewarded 18

August 24, 2018 4:51 PM Mahathir gostarn-ing on ECRL?

As I had written in an earlier post, Mahathir did NOT succeed in his attempts to persuade Chinese leaders to accept him withdrawing from projects contracted with China without any penalties.At most, China might have allowed a longer period for Malaysia to settle the compensations. They might have offered Mahathir ‘tea & sympathy’ but probably ended up saying 15

August 24, 2018 8:49 AM Najib calls for RCI on unrefunded GST, overpaid taxes

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today urged the government to immediately set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the issue of unrefunded Goods and Services Tax (GST) and overpaid income tax and property gains tax. He said this was necessary because RM35 billion of public funds was involved. "This is to find out the truth 17

August 23, 2018 2:44 AM Kit Siang throws 1MDB dare at ex-ministers

PETALING JAYA: Previous Cabinet ministers have been challenged to state that they were not responsible in the cover-up of the 1 Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) scandal. DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix) today threw them the dare after MCA replied to his comment that it is not qualified to play the check-and-balance role with Pakatan Harapan (PH) holding 59

August 22, 2018 9:17 AM Why did Mahathir not discuss Jho Low with the Chinese?

For more than three years Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad talked about Low Taek Jho a.k.a. Jho Low and 1MDB. Mahathir kept going on and on about how Najib Tun Razak and Jho Low stole RM42 billion of 1MDB’s money. Finally, Mahathir had his chance of bringing Jho Low home to face trial in Malaysia. During Jho Low’s trial the truth about how he and Najib conspired 92

August 22, 2018 8:38 AM So, do we still need Chinese schools?

One of the arguments to support the continuation of Chinese schools and Chinese language education in Malaysia is because China is now one of the world’s greatest economies and for Malaysia to do business with China we must be able to speak Mandarin. Tun Daim Zainuddin went to China and he came back empty. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad also went to China and he, too, came back empty 24

August 22, 2018 5:52 AM Kit Siang challenges MCA to reform before talking about being PH's check and balance

BANGI: DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has called for MCA to reform its own party before they can be considered to be a credible check and balance for the Pakatan Harapan government. He said that MCA should focus on the abuse of power that has been going on for 60 years rather than focusing on becoming a check and balance. "At present, what is important is to change 14

August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 80