Malaysia deforestation case / India bank raided / Pakistan ex-president husband

Damned Corruption Began With Bakun.  “…Sarawak Report revealed corruption over the felling of billions of ringgit worth of virgin jungle destroyed in the name of hydro-electricity at Murum. That cynical pattern was a repeat of course of the earlier construction of Bakun Dam, which [Malaysia’s PKR party] leader Anwar Ibrahim had attempted to halt while he was finance minister back in 1999.”

Sarawak Report:


Anti-Corruption Bureau Concludes Two-day Raid at J&K Bank Headquarters.  India’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), which is looking into allegations of fraudulent appointments in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank), concluded its two-day searches at the corporate office of the lender and will follow it with questioning of suspects, officials said.



Pakistan’s Zardari a long-time focus of corruption claims.  Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari who has long been a subject of corruption allegations, was arrested after his bail application was rejected in connection with a high-profile money laundering case that saw vast sums of money allegedly siphoned out of the country.

Al Jazeera:

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