Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng arrested on corruption charges linked to Penang undersea tunnel project

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s former finance minister Lim Guan Eng was arrested on Thursday (Aug 6) and is set to be charged with corruption in connection to the Penang undersea tunnel project, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said. Lim will be charged at the Special Corruption Court on Friday for offences under Section 16(a)(A) of the MACC Act 2009, which involves accepting gratification, the MACC said in […]

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Commentary: South Korea and the US cannot see eye-to-eye on North Korea

BOSTON, Massachusetts: South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in’s appointment of new national security advisers has attracted attention, given their pro-detente stance in spite of North Korea’s latest provocations. The incoming team has rolled out an ambitious agenda to break the stalemate between the North and South – Moon’s new security adviser Im Jeong-seok has urged more […]

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