RM2.6 billion donation
The new deputy prime minister says he has seen the Arab who gave the money, then let him give proof that this Arab has huge sums of money to give away to Malaysia and many other countries. What is the source of this money. What business does he do? What is the name of the bank he uses? Show his account in the bank, the cheques he issued, particularly the US$700 million. The recipient bank should be holding these cheques.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, asking Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to prove the RM2.6 billion deposited into the prime minister's personal bank accounts is indeed a donation from an Arab source
If Najib is serious about investigating his RM2.6 billion ringgit in Ambank, he should reconstitute the original task force. The new task force filled with his people has no credibility.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad, lambasting Prime Minister Najib Razak for dismantling the original taskforce investigating 1MDB’s money trail
Zahid vs Muhyiddin
I have remained loyal to Umno through various crises. So don't be so quick to call me a traitor and ask me to step down.
Muhyiddin Yassin, Umno deputy president
I am confident that our position whether at the branch, division, state and, especially, the national level is temporary, even if we have served in the party for 40 years. Tapi janganlah apabila panas setahun hujan sehari' (But do not let one rainy day cloud a year of sunny days).
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister
This time, police will not repeat the measures employed in the past. But police will need to be on standby to prevent untoward incidents. Police personnel will be stationed at all gathering points with water cannon trucks and tear gas. Police's duty is to ensure that participants adhere to the rules and prevent the situation from becoming chaotic.
Nur Jazlan, Deputy Home Minister, giving assurance that the police will not carry out preemptive arrests on Bersih leaders ahead of the electoral watchdog's Aug 29-30 overnight rally
Although we have declared the Bersih rally as illegal, we will not tolerate acts of criminal intimidation by anyone against those who participate.
Khalid Abu Bakar, Inspector-General of Police, issuing a stern warning to all quarters not to promote violence, and this includes the anti-Bersih group
With the uncertainty surrounding the global economic climate, the free fall of the Ringgit, extraordinary political crisis, increase of prices and living cost, influx of foreigners and dismal investor sentiments are elements which can cause Malaysia to become a failed state.
Muhyiddin Yassin, former deputy Prime Minsiter, warning if the current crisis is not tackled with courage, Malaysia could become a failed state