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2016/08/15 | Koh Jun Lin

Malaysia: Politician Likens U.S. Corruption Probe to Iraq Invasion

A politician in Malaysia has drawn parallels between the United States Department of Justice’s investigation into the 1MDB scandal to the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

2016/08/11 | Konstantinos Tsimonis

China and the UN Convention Against Corruption: A 10-Year Appraisal

UNCAC provides an unique opportunity for states not only to institutionalize international cooperation but also to improve their national anticorruption policies and promote the rule of law. Unfortunately, the 10th anniversary of China’s ratification of the Convention offers no grounds for celebration on these two fronts.

2016/08/10 | Malaysiakini

PetroSaudi Whistleblower Justo Gets Thai Royal Pardon

The pardon for a well-known whistleblower could see him become a star witness in the numerous investigations into Malaysian corruption being carried out around the world, commentators say.

2016/08/09 | Edward White

Lessons from Chen Shui-bian for KMT Assets Investigators

Will the KMT assets investigations descend into a fresh round of political persecution?

2016/08/03 | Malaysiakini

Did Malaysia's PM Spend Public Money on Anti-Ageing, Renovations?

Despite repeated denials by the Malaysian prime minister that he has abused public funds for personal gain, fresh allegations have come to light that may further muddy the waters.

2016/08/02 | Malaysiakini

'Wolf of Wall Street' Future Profits Ring-Fenced Pending DOJ Malaysia-Linked Lawsuits

All future profits earned by production firm Red Granite from the blockbuster hit 'The Wolf of Wall Street' will be kept separate pending the outcome of the US Department of Justice's lawsuits to seize more than US$1 billion 1MDB-linked assets.

2016/07/30 | Bin Liang

Corruption and the Death Penalty in China

A lot of attention has been paid to President Xi’s resolution to eliminate the persistent corruption problem that plagues the CCP. Much less noticed are recent changes to laws regarding corruption, in particular the application of the death penalty in corruption cases.

2016/07/18 | Yuan-ling Liang

Skeptics Deride China’s Catch-All Accountability Regulations

The Chinese Communist Party's new accountability rules could drive an uptick in the investigation of neglect and corruption among party officials.

2016/07/15 | Sarawak Report

Australia's Adelaide University Takes Action on Malaysian Politician

Has an esteemed Australian university been profiting from corruption and environmental destruction in Malaysian Borneo?

2016/07/11 | Bing-sheng Lee

Suspicions of Political Motives in Cambodian Critic’s Murder

The murder of an outspoken government critic is seen as major blow for Cambodian democracy and has raised speculation over the involvement of the ruling regime.

2016/07/07 | Olivia Yang

School Lunch Bribes: Taipei Principals Sentenced for Taking US$1.2m

In 2011, maggots were found in the lunch containers at an elementary school in New Taipei City. An investigation then exposed a crime much more serious than insects.

2016/07/06 | Sarawak Report

Another Swiss Bank Involved as Malaysia 1MDB Scandal Unravels

As international prosecutors continue to dig into the 1MDB scandal, an earlier investigation by Sarawak Report has achieved a separate landmark ruling in Switzerland, with top bank UBS ordered to produce documents relating to Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman’s vast earnings from timber kickbacks.

2016/06/29 | Sarawak Report

The Dots Join Up: Irish Angle on Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

Irish Angle to Malaysia's ongoing 1MDB saga confirms the PM's proxy, Jho Low, was linked to Goldman Sachs.

2016/06/22 | Sarawak Report

Malaysian Slain Banker Case Taken to U.N.

The perceived paralysis of law and order in present day Malaysia has led to a ground-breaking and potentially humiliating development, where the son of the assassinated banker Hussein Najadi has asked the United Nations to intervene and investigate the crime.