The naturalist, author, comedian and actor Bill Oddie presents his take on a new invasive species – the banker, in this video produced by Global Witness, also featured in The Guardian.
What is the relationship between Goldman Sachs and 1MDB and the Sarawak state government. Who is benefiting most from bond placements?
Long before the Mongolian case, we had the BMF scandal. Bumiputra Malaysia Finance auditor Jalil Ibrahim was assigned to investigate dubious loans to the Carrian Group in Hong Kong. He was strangled to death in a Hong Kong hotel room in 1983 and his body dumped in undergrowth in a village.
A bank at the Gelugor Tesco outlet was hit by an armed robber – the second such incident in two months. The incident was captured on video.
This video, ‘M-C-M: Utopia milik siapa?’ explores how housing – a basic human right – has been turned into a commodity that earns fabulous profits for developers and banks while pushing homes beyond the reach of young working adults.
An ex-Star journalist who wrote an article on the rape of Penan females is upset with her former paper for apologising to a timber company over her article. She claims the daily had failed to consult her about the apology.
Update (13 October): Anglican Diocese has no plans to sell St Nicholas site, says Ng Developers are eyeing the 2.4ha land on which sits St Nicholas’ Home, run by the Anglican Church. The home will probably have to move to an alternative site from its present landmark site at Bagan Jermal.
Video clips show a couple of familiar guests gracing the events of the gold trading company that is now being probed by Bank Negara. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50K8RutWfbQ&feature=plcp
The Selangor state government, embroiled in a two-prong tussle to uphold the public interest in the face of corporations vying for mega bucks at the public expense, has put a couple of spanners in the works.