How Goldman Sachs ‘duped’ the Malaysian government

  GOLDMAN SACHS has issued an apology to the Malaysian people for one of its former banker’s role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) sovereign state fund scandal. The banks Chief Executive Officer David Solomon, however, said the bank had conducted due diligence before every transaction which amounted to billions of dollars. Malaysian authorities and … Continue reading How Goldman Sachs ‘duped’ the Malaysian government

Malaysian first lady accused of money laundering

  A day after Rosmah Mansor was arrested by Malaysia's anti-graft authorities as part of what has become the world's biggest scandal, the country's former first lady has been charged on 17 counts of financial misappropriation. Image shows Najib Razak and Rosmah Mansor After spending a night in detention following her arrest by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption … Continue reading Malaysian first lady accused of money laundering

CONFIRMED: Kim Kardashian’s $325,000 Ferrari was purchased with ‘ill-gotten’ cash

  Prosecutors in the United States of America have confirmed that reality television star Kim Kardashian and her former husband received a white Ferrari worth US$325,000 that was bought with stolen funds belonging to the people of Malaysia. The New York Post’s celebrity section Page Six reported Kardashian and Kris Humpries were given the supercar as a wedding … Continue reading CONFIRMED: Kim Kardashian’s $325,000 Ferrari was purchased with ‘ill-gotten’ cash

Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

The public caning of two women convicted of attempting lesbian sex in a conservative Malaysian state on Monday has sparked outrage among activists and civil society groups. The caning sentences on the women, aged 32 and 22, were carried out before some 100 people at the Syariah High Court in Terengganu, a state led by orthodox … Continue reading Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

Gender inequality widens in Malaysia with ‘state-sponsored’ homophobia against the LGBT community

Malaysia's LGBT community is under unprecedented attack according to transgender rights activist, Thilaga Sulathireh, after police raided a known pride venue and arrested 20 men for “illicit behavior.” For the first time in 30 years, Malaysia's gay club, the Blue Boy, was targeted by Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department of Malaysia (JAKIM) where they detained nearly … Continue reading Gender inequality widens in Malaysia with ‘state-sponsored’ homophobia against the LGBT community

AirAsia launches flights connecting Malaysia, Bintulu and Singapore

AirAsia Berhad the popular Malaysian low-cost airline headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, on Wednesday launched its inaugural flight between Singapore, Bintulu and Malaysia. AirAsia is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations; the AirAsia Group also operates scheduled domestic and international flights to more than 165 destinations spanning 25 countries. According to the … Continue reading AirAsia launches flights connecting Malaysia, Bintulu and Singapore

Malaysia threatens to sue the EU if Palm Oil is banned in Europe

The future of Malaysia's palm oil industry is hanging in the balance with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) taking steps toward ratifying the proposed resolution to ban importation of palm oil into the European Union (EU) next month. A report from Free Malaysia Today quotes the vice-president of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Conference on Environment and Development … Continue reading Malaysia threatens to sue the EU if Palm Oil is banned in Europe

2 Women who killed Kim Jong Nam Visit Kuala Lumpur Airport

The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader’s half brother visited the crime scene at the Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport as part of a re-enactment of the fatal attack. According to a report from The Associated Press, the entourage includes the prosecutors, defense lawyers and the presiding judge. Re-enactments are common in Malaysian … Continue reading 2 Women who killed Kim Jong Nam Visit Kuala Lumpur Airport

Malaysian Gov’t warns it’ll not bring back bodies of dead Jihadists

The Malaysian government has warned its citizens that it will not make arrangements to bring back the body or bodies of any person(s) killed in conflicts after joining terrorist groups. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid said families are free to make their own arrangements. Image: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid … Continue reading Malaysian Gov’t warns it’ll not bring back bodies of dead Jihadists

Pregnant Malaysian woman suffers miscarriage after she was robbed by Uber Driver

A Malaysian woman has revealed that barely a week after she hired a private driver and got robbed as part of the 'paid services,' she and her partner have lost their unborn baby. Image shows Wong Mei Yan with her husband Tiong Ting Siong during a press conference. She blames trauma and depression for the loss … Continue reading Pregnant Malaysian woman suffers miscarriage after she was robbed by Uber Driver