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Goldman Might Escape Guilty Plea in 1MDB Deal with US

Goldman Sachs is in the final stages of resolving its biggest legal threat after tussling with the government on a potential guilty plea for the first time in Goldman’s history.

1MDB: Govt Would Reject RM12.8B Goldman Sachs Settlement

Malaysia would reject a settlement offer of even as much as RM12.8 billion from Goldman Sachs, should it suggest the amount as compensation for its role in the 1MDB scandal.

Branson Seeks Buyer for Virgin Atlantic

Richard Branson is seeking a buyer for Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd as he struggles to secure a 500 million pound ($618 million) government bailout.

For First Time, Genting Group to Slash Staff Salaries as Covid-19...

Malaysia’s casino-to-hospitality conglomerate Genting Bhd and its units are planning the first group-wide salary cut since its founding in 1965.

Italy Tightens Virus Lockdown After Worst Daily Death Toll

Government reinforced near-total lockdown in Italy.

Thai Mass Shooter Killed After Deadly Rampage at Mall

A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand's worst shooting spree.

Fake-News Arrests Jump Across Asia to Stop Virus “Infodemic”

Governments across Asia are bringing out the handcuffs to counter a scourge of misinformation that appears to be picking up steam as the coronavirus spreads.

Concerns Rise as Several Who Died from Wuhan Virus Did Not...

Several people who died from a new virus in China didn’t display symptoms of fever.

Iran: We Accidentally Shot Down Ukrainian Jet

Iran said it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner this week after mistaking it for a hostile target.

AG Looking into Reopening Altantuya Case

A-G Tommy Thomas will look into reopening the case of Altantuya.

After Jho Low Exposé, Cyprus to Strip Citizenship of 26 “Investors”

Jho Low among those who will be stripped of Cypriot citizenship.

Jho Low RM226M Lingerie Office to Be Sold in US Forfeiture...

UK home of Low’s lingerie firm allegedly bought with stolen 1MDB funds to be sold. Office The London office used by Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho...

Taiwan Lashes Out at Carrie Lam, Labels HK a Criminal Paradise

The war of words between Hong Kong and Taiwan is heating up as a murder suspect at the centre of months of unrest in the financial hub was released from jail.

Goldman Penalty of Just US$2B for 1MDB Discussed in Private

Unclear whether a multibillion-dollar settlement might lead A-G to drop all charges against Goldman Sachs, or 17 current and former bank executives individually charged.

Murder Suspect in Case Behind HK Protests to Surrender to Taiwan...

The suspect in a Taiwan murder case that sparked HK's biggest political crisis in decades is willing to turn himself in to Taiwanese authorities.

Covid-19: 5 New Cases

Malaysia is back to recording single-digit of new Covid-19 cases, at five, as of noon today.

DAP MP Ramkarpal: Cops Quizzing Parlimen Digital Youth Participants Possibly Seen as Intimidation

The IGP should ensure that a purported probe into youth-led initiative Parlimen Digital does not continue as no laws have been breached with the simulation of a virtual Parliament session.

Rapper Kanye West Announces US Presidential Bid on Twitter

American rapper Kanye West announced on Saturday that he would run for president in 2020.

Not a Sin for the Chinese to Be Rich

A politician reaches for the race card once again, misrepresenting facts and risking causing hatred towards an ethnic group that has contributed a lot to Malaysia.

Anwar: Let’s Not Allow Ourselves Be Backstabbed Again

Anwar Ibrahim has urged his PH allies to stand united and not depend on other parties who will eventually betray them.

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