Tag: justice

The story behind Nigeria’s Netflix sex-trafficking drama

by Camille MALPLAT Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels. A freelance reporter with a burning desire to uncover the truth about a sordid backstreet trade,...

Stage actor Bobby Tamayo shot dead four times inside home

Manila  -- Friends of theater actor Bobby Tamayo are seeking justice for his death after he was allegedly shot dead four times by unidentified men inside his home Wednesday morning. The hashtag #JusticeforBobbyTamayo trended on Twitter after the stage actor was found dead inside his...

DAP rep warns Pakatan against embracing Umno to form new Perak government

IPOH, Dec. 9 -- DAP Pasir Bedamar assemblyman Terence Naidu said the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition must not work with Umno to form the Perak government. Terence claimed the political crisis in Perak was simply a ruse for Umno to remove the mentri besar and...

Joe Biden poised to name cabinet

India, Nov. 22 -- US President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top leaders for his cabinet as early as next week as President Donald Trump's attempts to question the election outcome continue to fail. Biden has already...

Patriot rubbishes DBKL liquor ban as infringement of non-Muslim rights

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 22 -- Veterans' group Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan (Patriot) has condemned the recent decision by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to ban the sale of liquor in sundry shops, grocery stores and convenience stores, calling it "unnecessary and ridiculous". Its president Brigadier General...

Donald Trump and the Rule of Law

By William Cooper Donald Trump has spent his adult life chasing real estate deals, younger women and television cameras. He has not been sitting in a law library pondering the nuances of America's constitutional order. When it comes to the rule of law, he simply does not know the rules. Take his assertion that his...

Anwar willing to work with politicians who are against corruption

Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the Keadilan opposition party, says he is willing to work with politicians who desire a system free of corruption and abuse of power. "We are willing to work with politicians who desire a system free of corruption and abuse of...

Goldman Sachs fined US$350 million in Hong Kong over 1MDB

Global financial titan Goldman Sachs was fined US$350 million by Hong Kong’s securities watchdog on Thursday for its role in the massive 1MDB Malaysian bribery scandal, the latest in a growing list of global punishments the firm faces. Goldman Sachs Asia — the Hong Kong-based...

Goldman Sachs to pay US $2.8bn over 1MDB scandal: report

Global financial titan Goldman Sachs is preparing to admit wrongdoing in the massive 1MDB Malaysian bribery scandal and pay the US government $2.8 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The deal would end the criminal probe into the corruption case involving the Malaysian government’s...

Report: Goldman Sachs set to pay RM8.3b more in settlements to US DoJ after Asian subsidiary pleads guilty to 1MDB-related charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 21 -- Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs is set to pay more than US$2 billion (RM8.3 billion) in penalties to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) as part of yet another settlement related to the global 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...