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Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has now been hit with a total of 39 charges since losing power, most related to his alleged role in looting 1MDB
(UPDATED) Ombudsman Samuel Martires files complaints of corruption and obstruction against lawyer Edna Batacan, who told the JBC she had paid a fee for a case status
Vice President Leni Robredo says government should instead focus on reviewing systems that allow corruption to thrive
Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, is still at large. His current whereabouts are unknown, although reports have suggested he is in China.
Keiko Fujimori is accused of accepting $1.2 million in illicit party funding from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht for her 2011 presidential campaign
Najib Razak has now been hit with 38 charges since losing power, most of them related to allegations that he and his cronies plundered vast sums from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
The federal police have investigated for more than a year whether Michel Temer, who has been in power since May 2016, took bribes to issue a decree in May 2017 to benefit companies in the port sector
Lee Myung-bak is found guilty on charges including bribery and embezzlement and ordered to pay a fine of 13 billion won by the Seoul Central District Court
(UPDATED) Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak, is apprehended by the Anti-Corruption Commission
PACC is mandated to investigate only presidential appointees, but Executive Director Eduardo Bringas says they are investigating Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The Court of Appeals upholds an Ombudsman ruling dismissing former Philippine Coast Guard commander John Esplana
Former president Noynoy Aquino still stands by his appointment of ousted Supreme Court chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Senator Risa Hontiveros says former NFA chief Jason Aquino is at the 'center' of the supposed 'massive' corruption
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says it had detained Najib as part of its investigations into the fund and 'the entry of 2.6 billion ringgit ($628 million) into his personal account'
President Duterte has vowed to crack down on corruption and unnecessary delays in government projects. The Commission on Audit has released reports on those very issues he wants to fix.
Shafee Abdullah is slapped with 4 money laundering charges at the Sessions Court, where he pleaded not guilty and was released on bail
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV claims that a 'notorious and well-known' retired general acts as the 'conduit' to President Duterte
Samuel Martires orders his prosecutors to withdraw from the Sandiganbayan all motions that have sought to suspend officials who are charged criminally
The High Court in the state cleared him of the charges on Monday after the attorney-general's office agreed to withdraw them, official news agency Bernama reports
(UPDATED) Majority of Brazil's top electoral court voted against Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva presidential bid for a 3rd term
Election officials say, with almost all ballots counted, the measure for tougher anti-corruption punishment is 470,000 votes short of the 12.1 million votes needed for approval
The move is seen as a key step in trying to get Low Taek Jho, who allegedly played a central role in plundering state fund 1MDB, extradited to Malaysia to face justice
The decision by the Seoul High Court means the former head of state, who was ousted after a sprawling corruption scandal triggered mass protests, faces 25 years in jail
In a fiery and defiant speech to the chamber, former president Cristina Kirchner reiterates that the cases against her are politically motivated
'Send the guy to hell,' says President Rodrigo Duterte after signing the dismissal order in the middle of his speech in Malacañang
The arrests come after Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved a request from the head of the judiciary to set up special revolutionary courts to try people for economic crimes
Nawaz Sharif is starting one of the last chapters of his long career from a cell, where he is serving a 10-year sentence for corruption
Najib Razak pleads not guilty to 3 counts of money laundering. He faces up to 15 years in jail for each charge.
(UPDATED) Equanimity belongs to Jho Low, an international financier who allegedly played a central role in the 1MDB controversy that has engulfed former prime minister Najib Razak
The latest bankers and executives jailed are accused of causing losses of more than $257 million in an elaborate lending scheme involving Vietnam's Construction Bank (VNCB)
The former Maguindanao governor is already facing 197 counts of corruption charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
The new penalty for disgraced South Korean president Park Geun-hye is on top of the 24-year sentence she is already serving for corruption and abuse of power
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(UPDATED) Nawaz Sharif is currently in London, where his wife is receiving medical treatment for cancer. The verdict immediately raises questions over whether he would return to Pakistan.
(3rd UPDATE) The first ex-premier in Malaysia to appear before a judge, Najib Razak pleads not guilty to 3 counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit
(3rd UPDATE) Najib Razak will be charged Wednesday, a taskforce set up to probe wrongdoing at state fund 1MDB says in a statement, adding he was apprehended 'at his home'
(UPDATED) From delaying investigations, ousting chairpersons, and clearing administration officials, the Senate has supported President Rodrigo Duterte in his two years in office
'I think this is the biggest seizure in Malaysian history,' says Amar Singh, the police's head of commercial crime investigations
The Court of Appeals 'warns' Coast Guard officers 'not to abuse the court process'
The project is funded by the Australian government, and not the Supreme Court’s digitization masterplan under Sereno
Zero tolerance for corruption? Rappler finds that President Duterte has reappointed, promoted, or retained in a different capacity 16 government officials accused of corruption or misuse of public funds.
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The spotlight is on Rosmah Mansor, wife of former Malaysian Prime Minster Najib Razak, who was questioned for 3 hours over her possible involvement in a massive financial scandal
Senator Leila de Lima says allowing Solicitor General Jose Calida's company to bag government contracts is like 'normalizing thievery and mainstreaming plunder'
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(3rd UPDATE) Former president Benigno Aquino III says the graft complaint filed against him by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption has no basis whatsoever
Former opposition leader Anwar slams Canberra's 'tainted' policy towards ousted prime minister Najib Razak's administration, which was sensationally ousted in last month's election
Sa kahariang Duterte, kamay na bakal ang tumitiris sa mga durugista habang sedang guwantes ang humahaplos sa mga kurap
Amelita dela Cruz and Jean Gunda, both from LTFRB-National Capital Region (NCR), are facing a complaints for allegedly extorting money in exchange for vehicle franchises