SINGAPORE (July 3): Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, today said that he has made “an honest mistake” in using charity funds to pay credit card debts that he and his wife had accrued.

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $4.99/month*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.

Bonus:

  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply

Subscribe