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Indonesian fugitive wanted for corruption, nabbed in Malaysia

JAKARTA: Indonesian fugitive Djoko Soegiarto Tjandra, who has been convicted of corruption, was arrested in Malaysia and brought back to Jakarta on Thursday, after being on the run for 11 years, according to local media reports. Djoko, 68, was said

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ISA Samad freed on one CBT charge, to enter defence on nine corruption charges

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today ordered former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad to enter defence on nine corruption charges amounting to RM3 million in connection with the purchase of Merdeka Palace Hotel & Suites (MPHS) by

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Court to set new dates for Zahid’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here will fix new dates for the trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who is facing charges of corruption, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and money laundering involving funds from Yayasan

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Bung Mokhtar, Zizie Ezette corruption trial to commence on May 14

KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption trial of Kinabatangan MP Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Datin Seri Zizie A.Samad will resume on May 14 at the sessions court here with the fifth prosecution witness to continue her testimony. Deputy public

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Latheefa: MACC probing Ku Nan’s extraordinary wealth

PUCHONG: The MACC had been instructed to probe the extraordinary wealth possessed by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor. Speaking to reporters outside the Kuala Lumpur High Court, its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said that her

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Tears from witness during Ahmad Zahid’s corruption trial

KUALA LUMPUR: The owner of Sarana Kencana Sdn Bhd (SKSB), Datuk Abu Hanifah Noordin failed to control his emotions when testifying the trail of former Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on how his company was awarded

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16 Yayasan Akalbudi cheques had Zahid’s signature, says chemist

KUALA LUMPUR: A chemist told the High Court today that 16 cheques belonging to Yayasan Akalbudi that were issued to make several payments, including for the personal use of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had the signature of the

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AirAsia shares plunge after Airbus bribery allegations

KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Malaysia’s AirAsia Group (AIRA.KL) and unit AirAsia X (AIRX.KL) fell today, after allegations by Britain’s Serious Fraud Office that Airbus (AIR.PA) paid a bribe of US$50 million to win plane orders from Asia’s largest budget airline

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Zahid’s visa corruption case to begin on Oct 12

SHAH ALAM: The High Court yesterday fixed 23 days in October until December to hear the corruption case involving Malaysia’s foreign visa system (VLN) faced by former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Justice Datuk Noorin Badaruddin set

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Sudan’s former president exempted from prison sentence for being old despite conviction for corruption

KHARTOUM: A Sudanese criminal court on Saturday convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of corruption, and possession of foreign currency and illicit wealth, sentencing him to two-year detention in a reform institution instead of in prison for exceeding age of 70,

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