Gulf Times - Graft
South Africa's Zuma to appeal decision he must face graft charges

South Africa's Zuma to appeal decision he must face graft charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will appeal a high court decision to deny him a permanent stay of prosecution on charges related to a $2 billion arms deal, his lawyers said on Tuesday.

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality

The polls opened in Panama on Sunday for a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of bribery scandals ...

Indian state chief stages sit-in against Modi over graft probe

Indian state chief stages sit-in against Modi over graft probe

The chief minister of a big Indian state led a sit-in on Monday in a standoff with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government over a corruption investigation she condemned as a vendetta ...

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face charges of abusing his position and graft related to money allegedly siphoned off from state fund 1MDB.

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, officials said, the latest dramatic development in a widening graft probe that has engulfed the ex-leader.

Singapore, Malaysia working to retrieve 1MDB funds

Singapore, Malaysia working to retrieve 1MDB funds

At least six countries, including the United States and Switzerland, are investigating claims that $4.5bn was siphoned out of the fund.

Briton exiled for reporting on 1MDB returns to Malaysia

Briton exiled for reporting on 1MDB returns to Malaysia

Clare Rewcastle-Brown, editor of news website Sarawak Report, published details of the alleged transfer of $681mn from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to bank accounts held by Najib.

Vietnam jails former politburo official for 13 years in graft crackdown

Vietnam jails former politburo official for 13 years in graft crackdown

A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a former politburo official to 13 years in prison and another high-profile energy official to life imprisonment for embezzlement and violating state rules ...

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif, daughter

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif, daughter

Maryam and Safdar were present in court, but Sharif sent a representative while he tends to his ailing wife in Britain.

Philippines' Duterte says will snub graft probe

Philippines' Duterte says will snub graft probe

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not cooperate with a special anti-corruption prosecutor's investigation into allegations he acquired ill-gotten wealth ...

Former Pakistani PM's wife contests by-election

Former Pakistani PM's wife contests by-election

The wife of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will contest a parliamentary by-election Sunday after her husband's seat became vacant when he was ousted from office.

Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

Bangladesh graft hotline gets 75,000 calls in first week

Bangladesh's new anti-graft hotline has been overwhelmed with tens of thousands of calls about acts of corruption in its first week, an official said Thursday.