Perlie Chan

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What's next for Malaysia's disgraced ex-PM Najib Razak?

Corruption charges against former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak mark a major turning point in a graft scandal that has blighted the Southeast …

Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-premier Najib over 1MDB - Maha...

Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak …

Najib answers Wan Azizah's question on 1MDB debt repayment in Parliament

Sebenarnya Malaysia boleh maju dan aman tanpa GST. Tapi 1MDB tak boleh hidup tanpa GST. Kalau ada yang tanya mana pergi duit GST pergi, nah bagi dia baca. Utk bayar hutang 1MDB. 10 tahun lalu kita tak ada 1MDB sebab itu kita tak ada GST. 😉 https://t.co/2Xvk60T4W3

1MBD is at the heart of Malaysia's political story: Professor

James Chin of University of Tasmania says the newly elected Malaysian government wants to understand how funds were raised and used by state fund …

Malaysia's 1MDB scandal investigator tells of death threats and bullets in the mail

Shukri Abdull has been reappointed to investigate scandal after having to flee to Washington the first time around<p>The man who headed the first investigation into Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal has said that he “almost died” whilst carrying out the probe, and was forced to flee the country after officers …

Najib's government deceived parliament over Malaysia's finances - minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s previous government deceived the public and parliament over the country’s financial situation and state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the new government’s finance minister said on Tuesday.<p>The previous government led by Najib Razak has been bailing out …

The Girl Who Knew Too Much

Will we know the answer to who ordered Altantuya dead?The post The Girl Who Knew Too Much appeared first on Asia Sentinel.

Tengku Adnan denies accusation he transferred state land

KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has denied allegation that he transferred state land to private developers.<p>In a report by</i> …

Cambridge Analytica: The story so far

<b>It's a sensational story containing allegations of sleaze, psychological manipulation and data misuse that has provoked an internationally furious response.</b><p>Tech giant Facebook and data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica are at the centre of a dispute over the harvesting and use of personal data - …

Cambridge Analytica

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Will conveyancers accept bitcoins as payment?

Created in 2009, virtual currency bitcoin has seen a surge over the past year – both in terms of recognition and market value. Whilst the benefits of …

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

Blockchain

Forget Bitcoin; it's the blockchain that might change everything

When in Copenhagen for the INDEX: Design to Improve Life awards in September, I listened to Vitalik Buterin explain Ethereum, which is …

Could we run out of sand?

Sand seems to be in limitless supply — but we are going through it faster than almost any other resource on the planet. What happens when the sand …

The family lawyer whose zealous advocacy missed ‘obvious red flags’ and helped an unfair trial proceed

<i>It’s one of the most alarming family justice cases in Canadian history: A high-conflict custody battle with allegations of sexual abuse by a father</i> …

The Blockchain Could Make Trust Accessible to Everyone

Thomas Hedger<p>The blockchain isn’t just about transferring money—it’s also changing how people worldwide access data, keep and access records, and prove ownership.<p>You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin, the digital currency that many techies and Redditors have been promoting since its mysterious …

Blockchain

How to Watch the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The Victoria's Secret Angels and their wings are ready! While images from the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show have undoubtedly filled your feeds, you can watch the whole thing play out from the comfort of your couch on Tuesday, November 28.<p>Didn’t make it to Shanghai this year for the show? No …

How Queen Elizabeth’s Teenage Crush Became the Longest Marriage in British Royal History

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s romance began on a perfectly gray and rainy English afternoon, in July 1939. She was just 13. He was 18, royal but penniless, and about to spend years traveling the world with the British Navy. He wasn’t exactly marriage material—and he was also her third …

15,000 Scientists Beg Humans to Stop Killing Earth

(via HypnoArt/Pixabay)<p>The brightest minds in the world would really like you to stop killing everyone. You may not think you are, but you are. I am …

Rohingya refugees in Kuala Lumpur find no reprieve

KUALA LUMPUR: Unlike in 2015, when thousands risked their lives across the Andaman sea on board rickety boats to reach Malaysia, Rohingya refugees …

Commentary: China, U.S. need to cooperate to resolve trade disputes - Xinhua

by Xinhua writer Chen Shilei<p>BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- As U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday starts his first official trip to China putting …

Working on the Blockchain gang

<b>The Brainstorm long-read: Blockchain has quickly become an important technology, but there's confusion as to what it is and its limitations. Here's</b> …

Why Your Bank Hates You For Loving Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been around since 2009, but it really wasn’t until recently that it finally hit the mainstream consciousness of investors and the general public. As of this writing 1 bitcoin is now worth over $5,600 USD. And its meteoric rise doesn’t look to be abating any time soon. Its potential to …

Bitcoin

Opinion: Why China’s Xi might come to regret all that power | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Perhaps it was deliberately to reassure the outside world.<p>In the elite enclave of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, while Xi …

Trump and Kim Jong Un Are Both Sucking Up to China's Xi Jinping Amid Nuclear Tensions

<i>Updated |</i> President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are both sucking up to Chinese President Xi Jinping amid heightened tensions …