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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong wins defamation case against blogger

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 03:25am by AFP

    ... for staging an illegal march calling for greater transparency in how CPF assets are invested. Singapore has consistently ranked high in surveys as one of the world's least corrupt countries, ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Former head of Singapore's drugs police cleared of corruption

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse One of the most senior public officials tried in city state for corruption had been accused of demanding sex from a woman seeking contracts Ex-drugs chief cleared of graft A former head of Singapore's drugs police was cleared of corruption yesterday after a court rejected charges that he demanded oral sex from a contractor to help her win government ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore PM says will not tolerate corruption

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 02:53pm by Associated Press in Singapore

    ... Associated Press in Singapore Singapore’s leader has vowed to punish corrupt officials, no matter how senior, following several high-profile cases including three sex-for-favour scandals ... embarrassing it may be,” Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a speech late on Tuesday. Lee’s comments reflect a concern in the government that its reputation as one of the least corrupt nations ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Former Singaporean official denies sex-for-contract charge

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Peter Lim, accused of obtaining oral sex in a car park in May 2010 from the general manager of Nimrod Engineering, is not corrupt, his lawyer Hamidul Haq said at the start of his ... his lawyer said. Peter Lim, accused of obtaining oral sex in a car park in May 2010 from the general manager of Nimrod Engineering, is not corrupt, his lawyer Hamidul Haq said at the start ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore blogger offers Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong HK$30,000 compensation for defamatory post

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Blogger agrees to pay reparations for internet post seen as accusing city state's leader of corruption A Singaporean blogger accused by Prime ... and compensation from 33-year-old Ngerng for a May 15 article seen as accusing the prime minister of corruption. Singh had said the commentary, penned by Ngerng and posted on his blog The Heart Truths, ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... sentence last year after he was found guilty by a district court of six charges of corruption over his relationship with his then-student Darinne Ko in 2010. The district court ruled that he had ... corruption charges." The university, which last year terminated Tey's employment following his conviction, said yesterday he could "petition for reinstatement". "[Tey] would ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government’: Writer Catherine Lim criticises PM in open letter

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by Satish Cheney

    ... one of the reasons he gave (if I remember correctly) was that he wanted to punish them for implying government corruption, and thus eroding the trust of the people, which he said was necessary ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Woman testifies in Singapore's second sex-for-business scandal

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Narcotics Bureau last year. High-level corruption cases are rare in Singapore, a corporate and financial centre known for an efficient and well-paid bureaucracy, and the case has drawn massive ... violating Singapore's anti-corruption laws. He can be jailed up to five years and fined as much as S$100,000 (HK$630,000) for each of the corruption charges if convicted. New evidence presented ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore anti-graft official charged with fraud

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore A Singapore court on Wednesday charged a senior anti-corruption official with siphoning off more than a million dollars of government money to fund his casino gambling habit. Edwin Yeo Seow Hiong, 39, an assistant director at the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), is accused of misappropriating S$1.76 million (HK$10.79 million) worth ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore official gets jail sentence in sex case

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 03:53pm

    ... Corruption convictions involving senior government officials are rare in this city-state that prides itself on facing very few graft cases compared to some of its Southeast Asian neighbours. Peter ... Hamidah Ibrahim imposed a six-month jail sentence on Thursday, saying a mere fine “would not be appropriate as it would trivialize the severity of corruption.” “Every misdemeanour that a public ...




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