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Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

World

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker denied bail in Malaysia

A Malaysian court declined to grant bail on January 7 to Ng Chong Hwa, former leader of the US’ Goldman Sachs multinational investment bank, who faces charges related to suspected money laundering of funds siphoned off from Malaysia's State investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Ministry tackles software copyright violations

Sci-Tech

Ministry tackles software copyright violations

Enforcement efforts are underway in provinces and cities across the country following software owners’ requests to take stronger action to protect copyright and software ownership, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Inspectorate.

Malaysia intensifies anti-corruption combat

World

Malaysia intensifies anti-corruption combat

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has published monthly income declarations of many parliamentarians, following Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s request to prevent corruption, The Star newspaper reported on November 2.

Vietnam’s Auditor General becomes ASOSAI Chairman

Politics

Vietnam’s Auditor General becomes ASOSAI Chairman

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ho Duc Phoc received the chairmanship of the Asian Organisation for Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) from Malaysia at the first plenary session of the 14th ASOSAI Assembly in Hanoi on September 19.

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

World

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

Police in Bali island of Indonesia have tightened security against infiltration of terrorists to the island, where the next annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will take place in October this year.

Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak

World

Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malaysian authorities arrested their former Prime Minister Najib Razak on July 3, and they are set to charge him for his involvement at the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in the loss of billions of US dollars the following day.