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Was there an agreement between Goldman Sachs and the Malaysian government for higher compensation?

Aliran released this media statement yesterday:

In Tommy Thomas’ autobiography My Story: Justice in the Wilderness, the former attorney general said he was “confident of recovering” from Goldman Sachs the huge losses the Malaysian government suffered from three 1MDB bond issues.

A great day for Michelle Yeoh and Asia at the Oscars … and for a refugee too

Let’s forget the kerfuffle over the Mentega Terbang movie for the time being and celebrate Michelle Yeoh’s win at the Oscars for best actress in the sci-fi movie Everything Everywhere All at Once, making her the first Malaysian and first Asian woman to win the award.

Combat corruption across the board

This is Aliran’s latest media statement in response to certain quarters claiming selective prosecution:

I asked ChatGPT how long Anwar would last as PM…

I was feeling a bit bored, so I decided to give ChatGPT, the online artificial intelligence (AI) tool, a test drive:

Keeping George Town’s living heritage alive

It’s a battle to keep alive the living heritage of George Town and to protect the traditional trades of the city in the face of gentrification.