Daim Zainuddin


Mahathir's former adviser, Daim, charged in Malaysian graft probe

'I am not guilty and I look forward to my day in court'
Court awards Tong Kooi Ong RM1.2 mil in damages against author of book on Daim - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Court awards Tong Kooi Ong RM1.2 mil in damages against author of book on Daim

The court also ordered British author Michael Backman to pay costs of RM100,000 and upheld a prohibitory injunction.


Tong obtains prohibitory injunction against British author, court to assess damages

Court documents revealed that Backman had been served with the sealed copies of the writ.
Takeover offers for LionGold spurned: Soh - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

2013 Penny Stock Crash

Takeover offers for LionGold spurned: Soh

John Soh actively promoted LionGold to turn it around, thought plan was working well when big names started to invest in the firm.


More focus needed on agri-food sector

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The agricultural sector contributed 8.2% or RM96 billion to Malaysia’s GDP in 2017. Palm oil was the major contributor at 46.6% followed by other agriculture produce (18.6%), livestock (11.4%), fishing (10.5%), rubber (7.3%) and fore


'Mini 1MDBs' rife across Malaysia, says Daim

(June 11): Malaysia has discovered “many mini 1MDBs” in its campaign to root out corruption in the state, according to a top adviser to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, signalling the wrongdoing unearthed at the debt-ridden fund may be more widespread


Malaysia's special advisory council committed to meet first 100-day promises, says Maybank

SINGAPORE (May 16): The five-member Council of Eminent Persons, a team of special advisors announced by Malaysia’s prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on May 12, has hit the ground running.


Mahathir names Lim finance minister, returns Zeti to council

(May 13): Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad named Lim Guan Eng as finance minister and set up an advisory board that includes a billionaire and a former central bank governor to carry out his economic plan.

ISR chairman Wira Dani Daim resigns following bankruptcy order

SINGAPORE (Aug 18): ISR Capital’s executive chairman Md Wira Dani Daim has resigned from the company, following a bankruptcy order.