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Here's Everything 1MDB's Arul Kanda Said After He Went On Radio For The First Time Ever

He's been called "Mr. Fixit" of 1MDB.

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Arul Kanda, President and Group Executive Director of the federal-government-owned development fund 1MDB, made his first radio appearance on local radio station, BFM this morning

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Here are some of the key takeaways from the interview:

1. On the recent announcement of Bank Negara Malaysia’s action against 1MDB for failing to support its reasons for not moving USD1.83 billion (RM7.76 billion) from abroad back to Malaysia

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2. On the claims that assets in the PetroSaudi joint venture are worthless

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3. On the allegations not getting substantiated since former Petrosaudi official Xavier Justo was jailed after blackmailing his former employer using information about 1MDB

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4. On the piling international investigations against 1MDB

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5. On 1MDB "claiming innocence"

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6. On the possible public relations (PR) failure by 1MDB

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7. On why the public isn't convinced by 1MDB’s explanations

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8. On Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad’s lawsuit against PM Najib Razak

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9. On 1MDB’s business model that puts the country’s financial state at risk

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10. On whether the nation is taking unnessary risk by setting up 1MDB

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11. On the people's perception of the 1MDB controversies

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12. On allegations that Goldman Sachs misled bondholders about 1MDB

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Listen to the full interview here:

Need a refresher on the 1MDB controversy? Here's all you need to know about the scandal, in short, easy-to-watch videos:

Meanwhile, Tan Sri Irwan Serigar Abdullah, a member of 1MDB's board of advisors, is expected to be named as the new central-bank head: