Johari: Additional allocation for EC not for redelineation purposes

Second finance minister says RM62.78m was used to hold elections in Sarawak, K Kangsar and Sg Besar.  
  Alyaa Azhar

Thanks, but no thanks - Johari declines Pua's offer

In turning down the dinner invitation, minister also cites a video where Pua answers if Guan Eng should go on leave.
  Kow Gah Chie

Pua offers Johari a chance to knock out 1MDB's chief critics

Finance minister II is offered an hour to state his case at a fund-raising dinner for Petaling Jaya Utara voters.

Johari: Inflation will ease when petrol prices drop

Too early to discuss the need to revive abolished subsidy for RON 95, says the second finance minister.
  Kow Gah Chie

Pua, keep on rattling the cage until we get answers

YOURSAY | ‘It is high time the gov’t extricates its head from the sand and face the real world.’

Johari, the rakyat will not give 1MDB a rest

YOURSAY | ‘So your job is to clean up 1MDB but there’s no need for the culprits to be caught and charged?’

How can 1MDB settle loans with neither assets nor income?

YOURSAY | ‘And strangely, Jho ‘Eric Tan’ Low, and their principals cannot be found.’

Open letter to second finance minister

COMMENT | Do you not think that to 'serve the nation', we must work to revive our heavily-tarnished global reputation?
  Tony Pua

Sparks fly over 'is Najib a suspect in 1MDB probes' poser

PARLIAMENT | Minister brands this a 'stupid question', while MP brands minister 'stupid'.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Give it a rest, says Johari in open letter to Tony Pua

COMMENT | 'I am sure that the folks of Petaling Jaya Utara elected you as their MP to do better things than just being obsessed with 1MDB.'
  Johari Abdul Ghani

Johari, declassify audit report if 'nothing wrong' found in 1MDB

MP SPEAKS | Why did the auditor-general hide the report from 'leaks' if he couldn't find anything specifically wrong?
  Tony Pua

'How to press charges over 1MDB when gov't refuses to get full picture?'

Pua says not only the gov’t made no effort to investigate, it had also blocked all attempts to probe the crime.

Johari: We can't press charges on 1MDB without a full picture

The second finance minister says whatever has been made public about 1MDB is only half the story.

Pua slams Johari over 1MDB-MOF debts 'explanation'

MP says no finance minister would argue the operating debts of a subsidiary is not in the parent company’s books.

Guan Eng moots two ways for Putrajaya to abolish GST

Putrajaya won't need GST if there is an open tender system and a clean government, says Penang CM.
  Susan Loone

Johari wants proof gov't expenses lost through leakages

UPDATED 3.17PM | PARLIAMENT | He wants former auditor-general Ambrin Buang to show him figures to back his claims on leakages.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Johari: Gov't spent RM593m subsidising tolls

UPDATED 3.06PM | PARLIAMENT | The amount was spent to subsidise toll rates that were not raised, says the second finance minister.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Small-business owners urged to submit bank accounts for BR1M

Johari Abdul Ghani denies small businesspersons had their BR1M applications rejected.
  Kow Gah Chie

Johari: Core inflation stable, no plans to cut GST

Spike in inflation was closely tied to an increase in fuel prices and ringgit depreciation, says second finance minister.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Johari: Gov't has no issue to sell Proton stake to foreign partner

If Proton is to stand alone, it cannot flourish overseas, he adds.
  Azlee Nor Mahmud, Bernama

Gov't mooting ceiling for fuel prices, says finance minister II

He says an option is to allow oil players to decide fuel prices with a ceiling set by the gov't.

Johari: No impact from Saudi Aramco's pullout from Rapid project

The cash flow for its funding, till completion, has always been based solely on Petronas' own strength, he says.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

Stay focused on your core business, Johari tells Felda

'Felda selling off its hotel in London? If that is Felda board's decision, I support that,' says finance minister II.
  Kow Gah Chie

1MDB can only be wound up after all debts paid, says Johari

It is currently in ‘run-off operation’ and no new business is conducted, says finance minister II.
  Kow Gah Chie

Investors will return once noise settles, assures Johari

Other than Malaysia, second finance minister says, investors have not many options out there.
  Koh Jun Lin

Tax exemptions will be given to religious institutions

Decision made after meeting between second finance minister, IRB and religious bodies.

Stop crying wolf over ringgit slide, says MP

As ringgit continues to slide, second finance minister's 'don't panic' call is likely to have opposite effect, says Tony Pua.

Malaysia won't peg ringgit, impose capital controls, says Johari

'No matter how volatile our economy, we will manage, based on our fundamentals.'

Najib was observing Johari before ditching Budget 2017 vote

Pandikar says the PM watched Finance Minister II in action from the Speaker's Chambers.
  Zikri Kamarulzaman

SRC money frozen in BSI Bank, says Finance Minister II

UPDATED 3.50PM | Most of SRC's money that has been invested are parked under BSI Bank which is under investigation, says Johari.
  Geraldine Tong

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