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Malaysia: Sabah water scandal: 3 charged with graft

Malaysia: Sabah water scandal: 3 charged with graft December 30,2016   Three people were charged in court here yesterday (December 29 2016) for being involved in one of Malaysia’s biggest graft scandals.   The former director of Sabah Water Department Awang Mohd Tahir, 54, his wife Fauziah Puit, 51, and the department’s former deputy director […]

South Korea: S. Korea pension chief admits pushing Samsung deal in Park probe

South Korea: S. Korea pension chief admits pushing Samsung deal in Park probe December 30, 2016   South Korea’s National Pension Service chief admitted to pressuring the state-run fund to back a controversial merger of two Samsung units, prosecutors said Thursday during a widening probe into a corruption scandal engulfing impeached President Park Geun-Hye.   […]

United States: General Cable to pay more than $75 million to settle bribery charges: U.S.

United States: General Cable to pay more than $75 million to settle bribery charges: U.S. December 30, 2016   General Cable Corp (BGC.N), a Kentucky-based wire manufacturer, agreed to pay more than $75 million to resolve allegations that it had bribed officials in Angola, Bangladesh and China, the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange […]