A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter’s thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school, a government report revealed on Tuesday, the latest scandal to hit South Korea’s hyper-competitive education system.
Rosmah Mansor — widely reviled in Malaysia due to her penchant for lavish overseas shopping sprees — was charged with accepting a five million ringgit ($1.2 million) bribe in relation to a government solar power project.
An Asian investor, 32, conniving with others, forged documents to seize Dhs9 million from a victim’s account. According to investigations conducted by Dubai Public Prosecution, the defendant, assisted by others who are still at large, forged an establishment card belonging to the Ministry of Interior’s General Department of Minorities Affairs, a trade licence and an authorisation letter of a company.
Malaysia’s disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial on Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.
Algeria’s ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia appeared in court as part of a corruption probe, private channel Ennahar TV reported on Tuesday.
Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned on Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections.
Ahead of the announcement of fiscal budget for 2019-20 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called on citizens to declare their assets by June 30.