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Rafidah resigns as Supermax chair, says she doesn't fear intimidation

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UPDATED 12.46PM | Former minister Rafidah Aziz has resigned as chairperson of Supermax Corporation Bhd after the latex glove conglomerate's managing director Stanley Thai apologised to caretaker prime minister Najib Abdul Razak for supporting the opposition in the 2013 general election.

Thai is facing five years in prison after he was convicted of insider trading in 2014. He is currently appealing the conviction.

"Pursuant to the 'apology' by Stanley Thai to the (caretaker) prime minister for whatever he did during the 13th general election, I have resigned from serving as a director of Supermax Corporation and as the chairperson, with effect from April 14...

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