KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): Police today arrested former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in connection with the alleged deposit of RM2.6 billion into his personal account.
Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim in a statement here today said Najib was arrested after they received approval from the Attorney-General's Chambers.
He said the former prime minister would be brought to the Sessions Court here to be charged under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.
SINGAPORE: Private home sales in Singapore jumped 51 percent in September as developers marketed more projects post the hungry-ghost festival month, a period Chinese buyers consider inauspicious, and as buyers moved past the additional cooling measures imposed in July.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): The FBM KLCI pared some of its gains at midday break, as regional markets remained jittery with U.S.President Donald Trump threatening to impose another round of tariffs on China.
At 12.30pm, the FBM KLCI was up 1.37 points to 1,732.11. The index had earlier risen to a high of 1,739.32.
Losers edged gainers by 372 to 363, while 1,147 counters traded unchanged. Volume was 1.10 billion shares, valued at RM914.09 million.