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Najib uses Kit Siang’s past against ‘grandfather of fake news’

Ex-PM turns tables on Kit Siang, using Lim's own words against him, after DAP adviser calls for round-table meeting to combat 'fake news'.

Nissan’s Saikawa ready for resignation once successor is found

Hiroto Saikawa, who is ready to resign as CEO, is also willing to take responsibility for scandals involving Carlos Ghosn.

A reminder on what Lim Kit Siang said about Mahathir-era scandals

Lim Kit Siang has forgotten that Mahathir’s first stint as prime minister was marked by sensational financial scandals and the 1MDB scandal was possible because of the political system Mahathir had created.

Only elected local councils can prevent environmental scandals

Appointed local authorities are not accountable to their local communities and thus not motivated to act.

China tightens vaccine management after scandals

China's new law tightening the supervision and management of vaccines entering its market is part of the republic's plan to reform its production.

Korean Air CEO’s widow and ‘nut-rage’ daughter avoid jail time for...

Cho and her Korean Air employees are charged with smuggling goods worth nearly 90 million won on 202 occasions between January 2012 and May last year.

PH, show us money you saved from stopping graft practices

Now that we have got rid of a 'kleptocratic' government, we need to know where the dividends of better governance have gone to and how it is benefitting people.

Building good characters needs an early start

With the right education system that inculcates a strong sense of morality, we can churn out more leaders of good conscience and thus avoid further political scandals.

Australia aged care scandals sparks national probe

The announcement comes a year after a state-run dementia nursing home in South Australia state was shut when an investigation revealed horrific mistreatment of elderly residents over a 10-year period.

Pope should not resign, but church abuse tribunal needed

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said Pope Francis should stand down for allegedly covering up for a former US cardinal who was accused of sexually molesting children and adult seminarians.

After scandals, many Americans step away from Facebook

Three-fourths of US Facebook users have taken some steps to change how they interact with Facebook, including more than half who have changed their privacy settings.

Financial improprieties: A case for Sosma?

The non-refund of more than RM35 billion to taxpayers is an assault on the integrity of Malaysia's financial system and needs to be strictly addressed.

Facebook in freefall as weak outlook stuns market

After-hours trade saw Facebook shares plunge by some 21%, wiping out an estimated US$130 billion in market value if the slump is confirmed at Thursday's market opening.

Swiss government must improve anti-corruption measures, says review

The SFAO review said that reforms were necessary to reduce corruption in Switzerland.

Tony Pua: Ku Li ‘ignorant’ to blame fall in share prices...

The DAP MP says Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah should not expect the PH government to cover up scandals or hide the truth from the people.

Kit Siang says it’s okay to expose scandals

The DAP supremo says it is better for Putrajaya to make wrongdoings public than wait for the opposition to grill the government over it.

‘Monsters’ in the house? What to do about Malaysia’s GLCs

Before the government decides what to do with GLCs, it needs to examine the role GLCs should play, as opposed to the role they currently play.

Kit Siang tells Zahid how to be a good opposition leader

Lim Kit Siang, who was in the opposition for decades, says the first thing is for BN and Umno to 'get out of the denial syndrome'.

Austrian far right comes off worse after coalition’s first 100 days

Members of the Freedom Party, part of Austria's ruling coalition alongside the Austrian People's Party, have been beset by many scandals.

C4: Fight fake news with transparency, not punishment

The NGO says making information available to the public is the most effective form of check and balance against corruption and abuse.

Former ESPN host sues network for “misogynistic” culture

Former ESPN presenter Adrienne Lawrence has sued the sports network, saying it has a misogynistic and predatory culture and her contract was not renewed after she complained about sexual harassment by a male anchor.

Report: Forget the scandals, GE14 will be about bread-and-butter issues

Voters are concerned about the cost of living, according to an analysis in the Nikkei Asian Review, which adds that the BN offers businessmen stability.

Don’t sugar-coat growth statistics, Amanah tells government

Noting the warnings by several economists about the economy, Amanah’s Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says the prime minister is cherry-picking his figures.

In Chile, pope seeks forgiveness for sex abuse scandals

The US-based NGO Bishop Accountability said ahead of the visit that almost 80 Roman Catholic clergy members had been accused of sexually abusing children in Chile since 2000.