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Razak Ahmad

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Razak Ahmad

21 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Three dams in Johor fall below critical mark

PETALING JAYA: Three dams in Johor, which supply raw water to treatment plants that serve about one million people in the state, are below the critical mark.

17 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Govt needs six months to make its mark

PETALING JAYA: Continue with bold reforms, change weak policies and do not forget promises made, no matter how small.

2 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Police to be out in full force during trial

PETALING JAYA: The police will be out in full force to ensure everything goes smoothly during the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak involving RM42mil in SRC International Sdn Bhd funds.

2 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Report: IRB seeking RM1.5bil in additional taxes from Najib

PETALING JAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is said to have asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to pay an additional RM1.5bil in taxes.

2 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

From holding top office to being in the dock

PETALING JAYA: At 10am on April 3, 2009, Datuk Seri Najib Razak took his oath of office as Malaysia’s sixth prime minister before the King at Istana Negara.

2 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Najib’s graft trial starts tomorrow

PETALING JAYA: After a delay of almost two months, a historic milestone will be marked tomorrow when Datuk Seri Najib Razak stands trial for seven corruption charges linked to the RM42mil in funds belonging to a subsidiary of the troubled 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).





Court date: Najib’s trial is expected to be swarmed by local and 
international media.
1 Apr 2019 | 5:17 PM

Online petition gathers steam for Najib's corruption trial to be aired live

PETALING JAYA: An online petition calling for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's corruption trial which starts on Wednesday (April 3) to be aired live on television has amassed about 46,000 signatures.

Najib appears at the Kuala Lumpur court complex in relation to his charges over the RM42bil corruption trial on Oct 4,2018. – KAMARUL ARRIFINI/The Star
22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Putting the shine back in Malaysia’s tourism industry

Fewer tourists from Singapore but numbers from China and several other countries show rising trend

13 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Kedah first to feel the heat

PETALING JAYA: The taps have run dry for 20,000 people in Kedah, the first state hit by water supply cuts due to the scorching heat and lack of rain in many parts of the country.

 Dry spell: Water levels at the air Itam dam are worryingly low.
12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Review Boeing deal, Khazanah told

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd needs to revisit the agreement on Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s (MAS) purchase of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after the weekend’s deadly air crash in Ethiopia, says Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.

US-made airframe: A file photo of a 737 MAX at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington. — AFP
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