Malaysia postpones former PM’s 1MDB trial World

Malaysia postpones former PM’s 1MDB trial

The High Court of Malaysia has agreed to postpone Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund (1MDB) trial as the former Prime Minister is currently under 14-day home quarantine following his return from Sabah, the state with the highest COVID-19 tally in the country, on September 27.
Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership Politics

Vietnam, UK issue joint declaration on strategic partnership

Vietnam and the UK issued a “Joint Declaration on the Vietnam - UK Strategic Partnership: Forging Ahead for Another 10 Years” after the talks in Hanoi on September 30 between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and UK First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Dominic Rabb. Following is the full text of the joint declaration.
Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained Society

Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Security Agency on August 28 decided to detain for four months and launch criminal proceedings against Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on charges of “appropriating State secret documents” in line with Article 337 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Suspension of Hanoi Chairman linked with three legal cases Society

Suspension of Hanoi Chairman linked with three legal cases

Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung was suspended from duties for 90 days for the verification and investigation to clarify his responsibility regarding three legal cases, said the Ministry of Public Security spokesperson Major General To An Xo.
Malaysian court finds ex-PM guilty of corruption World

Malaysian court finds ex-PM guilty of corruption

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was found guilty of all seven charges in his first corruption trial on July 28 involving millions of ringgit linked to state development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Cambodia uncovers 75 money laundering cases World

Cambodia uncovers 75 money laundering cases

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry has so far cracked down on 75 money laundering cases, seized about 8 million USD and confiscated nearly 3,000 vehicles, since the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) placed the country on its grey list a year ago.