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Tag: Corruption

Act now to curb political wealth, says tycoon Lee

Founder of Mines Resort City says the government's business is to run the country, not to do business.

Former Johor exco freed of corruption, money laundering charges

The Johor Bahru Sessions Court also acquits his son and property consultant.

22 more Penang JPJ officers nabbed in lorry probe

The men aged between 32 and 55 were detained on suspicion of receiving RM10,000 monthly payoffs.

Peru’s ex-president dies after shooting himself

Alan Garcia was being investigated for graft. Unable to face the charges, the former Peru premier pulled the trigger on his head resulting in his death.

MACC bus ferrying RTD officers to court catches fire

They were transferred to 10 cars to continue their trip to court.

FIFA bans disgraced ex-Brazil football chief Jose Marin for life

FIFA's independent ethics judges confirms Marin's football has ended after being convicted of graft.

France waived taxes for Indian-run firm during fighter jet deal

Reliance denied accusations it had benefited from "favouritism".

Brother of Vietnam’s richest man faces arrest for bribery

Vietnam is among Asia's fastest-growing growing economies, but it has long been plagued by endemic corruption.

S.Africa graft scandals overshadow ruling ANC’s election bid

But at a time when the ANC has faced criticism for including candidates implicated in corruption, not everyone towed the party line.

Swiss, Brazil intensify efforts to unravel Petrobras affair

More than 130 businessmen and politicians have been convicted in Brazil, while around 70 related criminal proceedings are underway in Switzerland.

Rosmah to be charged with corruption over solar project

The former prime minister's wife was arrested after giving her statement at MACC today and released on bail.

Swedish dirty-money scandal has investors demanding deep purge

The Swedish Shareholders’ Association is now questioning the basic culture of Sweden’s oldest bank and biggest mortgage lender.

It takes 2 to tango to the tune of corruption

Both giver and receiver should be held accountable for bribes.

Lawyer: It’d be wrong to charge judge before investigating his allegations

Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the sincere allegations of judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should not be swept under the carpet and the government should not lose the opportunity to clean up the judiciary's image through a RCI.

Isa’s criminal case to be heard in High Court

His application to transfer the case from the Sessions Court to the High Court was allowed by by High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan.

418 civil servants arrested for bribery in 2018

Of these, 140 were charged, says deputy minister Hanipa Maidin.

Don’t abuse power, no matter how little, Dr M tells civil...

The prime minister says besides shunning corruption, government servants should carry out their duties to the best of their abilities.

MACC detains minister’s aide over RM28,000 luxury watch

Political secretary believed to be held in custody after making a statement at MACC headquarters.

A day before trial, Najib applies to review court ruling

The review application comes after a decision by a seven-member bench of the Federal Court last week to allow the trial to proceed.

Being an Asian Tiger about more than just the economy, say...

They say being an Asian Tiger is also about the development of 'high culture'.