Malaysia's ex-DPM claims trial to receiving $4.24 mil in graft case

KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today claimed trial at the Sessions Court here over seven counts of receiving huge sums of Singapore currency at the Deputy Prim

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Malaysia said to charge ex-Goldman's Ng after extradition delay

(Dec 19): Malaysian prosecutors will charge a former Goldman Sachs Group banker on Wednesday, said a person familiar with the matter, after an oversight earlier in the day delayed his extradition p

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Najib's lawyer Muhammad Shafee pleads not guilty to money laundering charges; granted RM1 mil bail

SINGAPORE (Sept 13): Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, has pleaded not guilty to two charges under Malaysia’s anti-money laundering act, for receiving RM4.3 million ($1.4 million) and RM5.2 million from fo

Management & Corporate Governance

Even with US$11 bil of fines, global corruption is still at a high: EY

SINGAPORE (May 7): Since 2012, regulators and law enforcement agencies around the world has imposed more than US$11 billion ($14.7 billion) in financial penalties, but the scale of bribery and corr

Temasek to conduct roundtable on business ethics in wake of Keppel corruption scandal

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): Temasek Holdings chairman Lim Boon Heng has called for the second Temasek Roundtable for the chairs of major Temasek portfolio companies to align themselves and set expectations

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What Keppel's corruption scandal means for investors

SINGAPORE (Jan 5):  It was a blue Christmas for Keppel Corp.

Uber faces widespread Asia bribery allegations amid US criminal probe

(Sept 20): Uber Technologies, facing a federal probe into whether it broke laws against overseas bribery, has embarked on a review of its Asia operations and notified US officials about payments ma

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Global Economy

These economies are seen improving dramatically this year

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON(MARCH 21): Expect more good news than bad when it comes to global growth this year, led by recoveries in several of Latin America’s largest economies, a pickup in the US, and co

900 million in Asia had to pay bribes in 2016: Report

BANGKOK (March 7): More than a quarter of people living in Asia had to pay a bribe while trying to access a public service in the past year, a watchdog said on Tuesday, calling on governments to ro

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Samsung succession in disarray as Lee criminal case advances

(Jan 17): The long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y.

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