SINGAPORE (Sept 24): Malaysia’s Attorney-General Tommy Thomas sat down to a wide-ranging interview with The Edge Financial Daily in Malaysia on Sept 13. He spoke of the significant challenges in the recovery of assets related to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, the renegotiation of deals signed with Singapore and China, and how his work has been free of political interference. The following are excerpts from the interview.
What’s your assessment of your first 100 days?
The challenges have been much greater than what I had expected. What I said on the first day remains: that I have three priorities. Firstly, everything to do with 1MDB, which is not just the criminal aspect, but also the civil recovery. Secondly, the lopsided contracts and, thirdly... (Click here to read the full story)