• Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:15
    Dutch bank ING axes CFO over laundering probe
    Dutch banking giant ING on Tuesday axed its top financial officer following a scandal over the firm's failure to vet clients in order to prevent money laundering.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:47
    Singapore to return $11 million of 1MDB money to Malaysia
    A Singapore court has ordered the return of millions of dollars misappropriated from Malaysian state fund 1MDB in a cross-border financial scandal that helped topple former leader Najib Razak.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Secrecy fuels the stench of China’s diseased pigs
    An outbreak of African swine fever has China’s meat eaters, investors and bureaucrats in a panic. That should be no surprise: The country is the world’s biggest pork producer and consumer, and has a history of food-safety and health scandals that have fuelled public distrust.
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 06:40
    After scandals, many Americans step away from Facebook: Survey
    A large number of Americans are stepping back from Facebook in the wake of recent scandals over the social network's handling of private user data, a study showed Wednesday.
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 17:39
    Thaksin son's case postponed
    Public prosecutors have postponed until October 10 their decision whether to indict the son of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and two others for money laundering, in connection with the Krungthai Bank loan scandal.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 19:34
    Court approves age test on tusks found in tycoon’s home
    THE CRIMINAL Court on Monday approved a request by scandal-tainted construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra’s wife that the four elephant tusks seized from the couple’s home earlier this year be submitted to two universities for age tests.
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:25
    Trump takes aim at Watergate scandal reporter Carl Bernstein
    US President Donald Trump took aim Wednesday at Carl Bernstein, one of the reporters who helped bring down Richard Nixon's presidency, accusing him of "making up" stories.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:06
    Supporters create Facebook page for beleagered Deputy PM Prawit
    A new Facebook page has been created to support and defend Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who has been embattled with damaging scandals recently.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:19
    Japan confesses to padding disability hiring data
    The Japanese government Tuesday apologised for routinely overstating the number of disabled people it employed to meet legal quotas in a "highly regrettable" scandal.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
    The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:55
    Pope 'begs for God's forgiveness' for sexual abuse scandal
    Pope Francis "begged for God's forgiveness" on Sunday for multiple abuse scandals within the Irish church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:48
    Malaysian financier charged over massive graft scandal
    Kuala Lumpur - A fugitive Malaysian financier at the centre of a massive corruption scandal that helped bring down the last government was Friday charged with money-laundering, police said.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:42
    Malaysian financier charged over massive graft scandal
    A fugitive Malaysian financier at the centre of a massive corruption scandal that helped bring down the last government was Friday charged with money-laundering, police said.
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  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:32
    Ex-president Park sentenced to 25 years
    Former President Park Geun-hye was sentenced to 25 years in prison with a fine of 20 billion won ($17.8 million) Friday. She had previously been sentenced to 24 years with an 18 billion won fine in the initial trial for her part in the corruption scandal that led to her impeachment last year. 
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:13
    South Korean equestrian rides above scandal to bag bronze
    Jakarta - A South Korean athlete who was left out of the Asian Games squad four years ago to make way for the horse-riding daughter of the country's "Rasputin" bagged bronze in the individual dressage on Thursday.
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