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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Anwar Ibrahim defiant as Malaysia's top court hears sodomy appeal

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 11:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Putrajaya Anwar defiant as court hears sodomy appeal Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim yesterday vowed to go out "fighting a corrupt government" ... but if I am forced to, I will go fighting a corrupt government," Anwar, 67, tweeted as the hearings began at the Federal Court, which was ringed by about 200 armed police and security barricades. ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sedition Act crackdown denying Malaysians freedom of speech

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Malaysia has seen years of increasingly open, largely internet-enabled public criticism of the ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), which has frequently been tainted by corruption ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition averts split as PAS backs Anwar Ibrahim

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by AFP

    ... under criticism for alleged corruption, high-handedness and discrimination against the country's sizable non-Muslim ethnic Chinese and Indian minorities. UMNO's coalition lost ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition faces split over Anwar Ibrahim's bid to appoint wife chief minister

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by Amy Chew

    ... a good job. He is also honest and is not involved in cronyism and corruption," said businessman Rizal Ismail, who is a PKR supporter. PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and its spiritual ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia PM Najib Razak facing problems despite decisive action on Flight MH17

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by Satish Cheney

    ... chief executive at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, a Malaysian think tank. Allegations of corruption remain rife and there are structural issues with the economy. Proper ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sea search for migrants missing after boat home to Indonesia sinks in chase

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... profiting from illegal labour and corruption among border authorities. "Unless all this is addressed, this will happen again and again," Aegile Fernandez, of Malaysian migrant labour ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Graft watchdog calls on Sarawak chief Taib Mahmud to resign

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Sarawak head Taib Mahmud dismisses the NGO's viral video 'proof' of corrupt practices Watchdog urges state chief to resign Corruption ... 1981 and has for years faced- and denied- allegations of large-scale corruption and nepotism. "I saw the so-called proof. Could it not be someone trying to promote themselves to become ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Son’s divorce settlement battle exposes unexplained wealth of ex-Sarawak ruler Abdul Taib Mahmud

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:03pm by BLOOM

    ... to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He declined to comment on his net worth calculation and a request for an interview. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said in a written reply in March to members of parliament that a corruption investigation of Taib was still ongoing. The former chief minister wasn't involved in decisions to award any project or land to his family members, according ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Alarm at rise in use of fake datuk titles in Malaysia

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:58pm by Jennifer Pak

    ... In recent weeks, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has detained a "datuk", which is an honorary title equivalent to "sir". They accuse him and another cabinet ... datuks or ones suspected of corruption have become staples in the Malaysian media. They have fuelled calls for more transparency in the honorary awards system in an effort to preserve ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Leading Malaysian opposition figure Karpal Singh dies in road accident

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... on sodomy and corruption charges widely viewed as politically motivated. He spent six years in jail. Singh again defended Anwar against new sodomy charges brought in 2008. Anwar was acquitted ...




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