PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Federal Court has fixed Aug 7 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Razak's appeal to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as lead prosecutor in his 1Malaysian Development Bhd (1MDB) cases.
KUALA LUMPUR: A number of top-level SRC International Sdn Bhd executives were close associates of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho.
KUALA LUMPUR: Aabar Investments PJS is putting up for sale its entire 9.9% stake in RHB Bank Bhd.
PETALING JAYA: Tranquility, the superyacht formerly known as Equanimity that once belonged to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho has set sail again after being grounded for 16 months.
DUBAI (BLOOMBERG): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has been told that although the 2013 accounts of SRC International Sdn Bhd were not audited, contrary to chief executive officer Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil’s claims, the board of directors did not raise the matter with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
GEORGE TOWN: Low Taek Jho is innocent until proven guilty in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) corruption scandal, says a long-time family friend.
PUTRAJAYA: When Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull (pic) came in to lead the anti-graft agency last year, it was to, among others, continue with investigations into the 1MDB and SRC International scandals.
SEOUL (ANN): South Korean rapper Psy admitted that Low Taek Jho, a Malaysian fugitive involved in the 1MDB scandal, was his friend and that he had attended a dinner gathering arranged by Yang Hyun-suk, head of K-pop powerhouse YG Entertainment.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here has allowed the prosecution to publish a notice in the Gazette calling upon any third party with interest on the assets seized from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his family and others linked to the former prime minister.