#NothingToHide - Horses’ Mouths – 12 June 2015

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He must look into whether it was the fault of the prime minister, the organiser or those associated with the organiser, including the prime minister's officers?

Tajuddin Abdul Rahman, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Deputy Minister , responding to Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail's royal swipe at Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak over his absence at the much anticipated 'Nothing to Hide' dialogue session last week



Quit please

As long as the prime minister is there, no proper investigation can be made. If no crime can be detected and all the money is returned, Najib can come back as prime minister and lead BN in the next election.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation



GST collection

We are optimistic of achieving the overall collection target of RM45.44 billion for this year where RM23.7 billion will come from the GST as over 300,000 merchants registered under the GST system will submit their GST statements by June 15. Based on the performance so far, it is possible that the overall revenue collection may exceed RM50 billion.

Matrang Suhaili, Deputy director-general (Enforcement and Compliance Division) of Royal Malaysian Customs Department



Deloitte and 1MDB

The board and management of 1MDB met Deloitte as early as February 2015 to discuss commencement of an audit after the financial year end of March 31, 2015. In fact, the audit of a major 1MDB subsidiary, Edra Global Energy Berhad, has already commenced and is well under way.

Arul Kanda, 1MDB president, dismissing DAP Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua’s claim that the Finance Ministry and company directors were "refusing to allow Deloitte” to begin auditing the firm


I asked about the holding company, 1MDB, where all the controversy over its funds, cash flow problems and alleged misappropriations lie, but Arul tells us that the audit has commenced on its subsidiary.

Tony Pua, Petaling Jaya Utara MP



Re-pegging Ringgit?

We can strengthen or weaken it but we retain control over the value of the ringgit. We give confidence to people when they know that someone is in control.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on whether Bank Negara should re-peg the ringgit


MAS-Air Asia cooperation?

I'm a strict opponent of this.

Christoph Mueller, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) chief executive, declaring that he would oppose any attempt to consolidate the national airline with AirAsia again

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