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Pua Fails To Obtain Leave To Appeal Over His Travel Ban challenge

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PUTRAJAYA – Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua has failed to obtain leave from the Federal Court to appeal against the Immigration director-general’s order to bar him from travelling overseas. Chief Justice Tun Md Raus Sharif who chaired a three-man panel, today unanimously dismissed Pua’s application for leave to appeal. In his decision,…

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Tony Pua Barred From Entering Sabah

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KOTA KINABALU – Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua has been denied entry into Sabah. He was barred from entering the state and told to take the next flight back to Kuala Lumpur after landing at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport at about 12.45pm on Friday. Pua, who is also DAP national publicity secretary, said…

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Najib Sues Tony Pua For Slander

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KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has sued Petaling Jaya Utara member of parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee for slander in regard to Pua’s live video statement about the tabling of the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 Bill (RUU355). The Prime Minister filed the lawsuit in his personal capacity through Messrs Hafarizam…

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Najib’s Libel Suit Against Tony Pua To Be Heard Sept 18-20

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KUALA LUMPUR – The defamation suit filed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against Petaling Jaya Utara MP, Tony Pua Kiam Wee over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue will be heard in court from Sept 18 to 20. Judicial Commissioner Datuk Roslan Abu Bakar set the dates in chambers, with lawyer Nor…

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Kit Siang Needs More Tuition From Tony Pua

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KUALA LUMPUR – The following is a statement by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak posted in his blog today: “Today Lim Kit Siang asked me to take tuition from Tony Pua to improve my knowledge on financial matters, “as a little knowledge is dangerous”, Kit Siang had said. “I take…

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Najib Succeeds In Bid To Remove Info From Pua’s Affidavit

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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has succeeded in his bid to remove two paragraphs and exhibits relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from Tony Pua’s affidavit on grounds that the Petaling Jaya Utara MP relied on hearsay evidence. High Court Judicial Commissioner Roslan Abu Bakar on Thursday held that Pua failed to state…

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Bring It On, Arul Kanda Tells Pua On 1MDB Debate Challenge

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PETALING JAYA: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) president and group executive director Arul Kanda Kandasamy has accepted Tony Pua’s challenge to a debate following the conclusion of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) investigation into the government investment arm. In a statement on Friday, Arul Kanda questioned the Petaling Jaya Utara MP’s remarks calling him a liar…

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Don’t Be Trigger Happy, Tony

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1MDB refers to a statement issued by YB Tony Pua today. True to form, he has made a number of sensationalist and wrong remarks, despite being fully aware of the facts. His remarks are also wholly unnecessary, given the ongoing investigation by PDRM. However, 1MDB wishes to clarify a number of matters raised by YB Tony’s remarks,…

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1MDB: Tony Pua Is A ‘One Trick Pony’

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PETALING JAYA: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) called Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua a “one trick pony” after his comments that 1MDB failed to clarify the nature and ownership of Aabar Investment PJS Limited (BVI). 1MDB said in a statement on Monday that a US$1.4 (RM5.4)bil payment to Aabar was described in “clear and transparent…

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IGP Wants Tony Pua Investigated Over Twitter Posting

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KUALA LUMPUR – Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar wants the Police Cyber Investigation Response Centre (PCIRC) to investigate Selangor DAP chairman Tony Pua over his posting on his Twitter account yesterday, on the court’s decision on teenager Aminulrasyid Amzah’s case. Khalid said the Petaling Jaya Utara member of Parliament had deliberately…

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Court Sets April 13 To Hear Najib’s Application Against Tony Pua’s Affidavit

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KUALA LUMPUR – The High Court here has set April 13 for hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s application to expunge certain paragraphs in Tony Pua Kiam Wee’s supporting affidavit. The case pertained to the prime minister’s defamation suit against the Petaling Jaya Utara member of parliament over the latter’s remarks about 1Malaysia Development…

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Pua Reveals 10 Questions For Arul Kanda

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PETALING JAYA: Tony Pua has revealed 10 questions he plans to ask Arul Kanda Kandasamy during his highly-anticipated debate with the 1MDB chief. “While we wait for the much anticipated face-off, I would like to offer Arul Kanda the heads up, so that he can prepare the necessary answers whether during replies or debate speech,”…

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Arul-Pua Debate Possibly On Friday

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PETALING JAYA: RTM is proposing that the live debate between Tony Pua and 1Malaysia Development Berhad CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy takes place on Friday night, says Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak. Bernama reported that the Communications and Multimedia Minister also said that the debate would take place at RTM’s Studio 1 from 9pm to 10pm…

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Pua vs Arul: A Battle For Perception

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Tony Pua has finally got what he has been asking for. Arul Kanda Kandasamy, President of the much-maligned 1MDB, has agreed to take him on in a live televised debate with no preconditions. Months of dogged persistence on Pua’s part has delivered him to this point. Arul will now be forced to answer questions straight…

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Be brave And Debate Arul, DPM Tells Pua

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PUTRAJAYA: Be brave, be a man and debate with 1Malaysia Development Berhad CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy, the Deputy Prime Minister told Opposition lawmaker Tony Pua. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) said the Petaling Jaya Utara MP should not flip-flop over his stand on the issue, pointing out that Arul Kanda has agreed to…

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Tony Pua Continues To Recycle Wrong Statements, 1MDB says

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YB Tony Pua continues his disservice to all Malaysians by relying on findings of a discredited foreign blog to make his allegations, when 1MDB has submitted authentic company documents, including its Board of Directors’ (BoD) minutes, to lawful authorities such as police and the Auditor-General. Pua knows the Auditor-General’s findings will be presented, per due…

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1MDB Advises Tony Pua To ” Walk The Talk”

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KUALA LUMPUR – Government investment arm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) today advised Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua to “walk the talk” and provide what he claimed to be “clear-cut evidence” on 1MDB to the lawful authorities for further investigation. “1MDB has consistently maintained that if there is any evidence of wrongdoing, then action must…

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Tony Pua’s Suit Against NSTP Settled

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KUALA LUMPUR – The defamation suit filed by Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee against The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Bhd (NSTP), over an article published by New Straits Times newspaper was settled today. The matter was resolved after both parties agreed to settle the suit. High Court judge Datuk…

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Court Orders Utusan Melayu To Pay RM200,000 To Tony Pua

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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today ordered Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad to pay RM200,000 in compensation to Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee regarding the article published by Utusan Malaysia daily, last year. Lawyer Elly Azureen Khalid, who represented Utusan Melayu, told reporters that the court made the decision after…

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1MDB: Pua’s Attacks ‘Repeatedly Unproven’

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PETALING JAYA: Tony Pua’s attacks on 1Malaysia Devleopment Bhd (1MDB) are “repeatedly unproven” as well as “recycled and reused allegations,” says its chief executive officer (CEO) Arul Kanda Kandasdamy. “We refer to a press statement today by YB Tony Pua, further to his ‘chicken challenge’ issued yesterday. We note that YB Tony Pua refers to…

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Court Sets Sept. 25th To Hear Najib vs Tony Pua 1MDB Suit

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KUALA LUMPUR: A High Court is set to hear three applications on Sept 25 over the defamation suit filed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in relation to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Justice Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera will hear the applications. Najib had in March sued Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua and…

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Tony Pua Should Step Down From PAC

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BUKIT MERTAJAM – DAP national publicity secretary, Tony Pua should quit the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) if he has dignity and is transparent, as bandied about by the opposition party. Penang Umno Liaison Committee chairman Datuk Musa Sheikh Fadzir, who made the statement, said this was because PAC was investigating the issue of 1Malaysia Development…

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Tony Pua Barred From Leaving The Country

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PETALING JAYA: DAP lawmaker Tony Pua (pic) has been barred from leaving the country. According to DAP news organ Roketkini, the Petaling Jaya Utara MP was flying to Jogjakarta, Indonesia from KLIA2 Wednesday afternoon, when he was stopped. No further details were available. Pua, the party’s national publicity secretary, is expected to hold a press conference on the…

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Najib vs Tony Pua Suit Over 1MDB On July 29

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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court set July 29 to hear Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s application to expunge certain parts of the statement of defence filed by Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua in a suit over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue. The court also set the same day to hear Najib’s…

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1MDB Responds To Tony Pua’s Allegations On “Tampered Documents”

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1MDB refers to various statements attributed to YB Tony Pua at a press conference this morning, as reported in various online news portals today. In particular, YB Tony Pua alleges that 1MDB has shared tampered financial statements with banks. Amongst others, he is quoted as saying that such actions by 1MDB would trigger “an event…

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DAP To Continue To Back Tony Pua Over 1MDB Statements

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GEORGE TOWN: DAP will continue to back Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua, who has been called to pull out from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for allegedly prejudging the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) case through media statements. DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng (pic) said on Tuesday that the party will back Pua “all the…

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Arul Kanda Rebuts Tony Pua’s Allegations On Deloitte Audit

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KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has denied an allegation by DAP’s Tony Pua that the Finance Ministry and the company directors were “refusing to allow Deloitte” to begin auditing the nation’s sovereign fund. In a statement, president and group executive director of 1MDB Arul Kanda Kandasamy described Pua’s statement published in news portal The…

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PAC To Query 1MDB Execs On Absence At Inquiry

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KUALA LUMPUR: The two key witnesses in the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) inquiry into 1MDB can expect to be questioned on their absence at Tuesday’s hearing. 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) president and group executive director Arul Kanda Kandasamy, and its former chief executive officer Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi were no-shows on the date, claiming…

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Tony Pua Files Application To Strike Out Najib’s Suit

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KUALA LUMPUR – Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee has applied to strike out a defamation suit against him by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak pertaining to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Pua’s lawyer, Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi, disclosed this to reporters when met outside the court here. The case came up for…

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