Friday, June 18, 2021


Myanmar’s Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court

If convicted on all counts, the Nobel laureate and democracy icon, 75, could be jailed for more than a decade.

Covid crisis worsened corruption in EU, says Transparency International

A survey by the anti-graft watchdog found that 29% had relied on favours or connections to access public sector health services last year while 6% paid outright bribes.

Our migrant workers and us

Many of them work hard despite the harassment they face and are only looking to earn an honest living and send money home, not unlike Malaysians who go overseas.

In a pickle: Pakistan police detain 19 after being denied free burgers

Nine police officers were subsequently suspended.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hit with fresh corruption charges

State-run media say the Anti-Corruption Commission found evidence that she had committed 'corruption using her rank'.

Zahid extended UKSB visa contract 3 years ahead of expiry, witness tells court

Former home ministry immigration affairs division deputy secretary Siti Jalilah Abd Manap says there was no need for this.

Najib asked Zahid to continue UKSB’s contract for foreign visa system, court told

Witness says the request was made in minutes by the former PM to Zahid.

Prosecution aims to prove Zahid received millions in bribes over foreign visa system

The prosecution expects to call at least 20 witnesses in the former deputy prime minister's trial for 40 corruption charges.

Sri Ram to defend himself against Rosmah’s bid to disqualify him, court told

Judge tells the prosecution and defence teams to resolve the issue before hearing of the application.

SRC business plan a sham, prosecution tells court in Najib’s appeal

Ad hoc prosecutor V Sithambaram says the company had nothing to show for all its talk about investment plans.

No political interference in high-profile cases, MACC assures

MACC chief says the prime minister himself has given his word that there will be no interference in the agency's work.

SRC trial judge appeared ‘motivated’ to hold Najib to account, appeals court told

Defence lawyer Farhan Read also says criminal law is not the proper avenue for this as Najib was already held to account in GE14.

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