From: Ethical Alliance Daily News -- 15 nov 2016


 

Guinea: Rio CEO Says Staff ‘Shocked’ by Probe That May Take Years
Nov 15, 2016 08:00 pm
Rio Tinto Group Chief Executive Officer Jean Sebastien Jacques said an investigation into the lawfulness of a payment made to an external consultant relating to a giant iron ore project in Guinea has “shell-shocked” the company and may take several...
South Korean prosecutors investigating a corruption scandal engulfing President Park-Geun Hye have quizzed Samsung group scion and the chairman of Hyundai Motor, a report said Sunday. Lee Jae-Yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics and the heir-apparent of the Samsung group,...
Eighty-five Canadians identified in the Panama Papers leak are now being investigated for tax evasion, the Canada Revenue Agency has revealed. Details of Canada’s enforcement effort were provided to the Star the same week the U.K., which is a major...
A Malaysian court on Monday (Nov 14) sentenced Member of Parliament for Pandan, Rafizi Ramli to 18 months’ jail for the unauthorised possession of an audit report of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and exposing it to the media, local...
A former political advisory chief in Guangdong province has received a suspended death sentence after being convicted of taking bribes of more than 140 million yuan (HK$160 million), state media reports. The Liuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in southwestern Guangxi sentenced...
“I wish the start of this court was by a million dollar corruption case, not by a 50,000 afghani (US$761.04) corruption case,” Farid Arabzai, a lawyer representing the prosecutor, told the three-judge panel at the Kabul court hearing. The government...

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