Malaysian ex-PM Yassin arrested for alleged corruption

Former Malaysia Prime Minister and Perikatan Nasional (PN) chairman Muhyiddin Yassin (R) arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya, Malaysia, 09 March 2023. EFE/EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Bangkok Desk, Mar 9 (EFE).- Former Malaysian prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin was arrested Thursday for alleged corruption related to a pandemic relief fund, officials said. He is due to appear in court on Friday. Muhyiddin is the second former Malaysian prime minister to be arrested for corruption. Najib Razak was sentenced in August to 12 … Read more

Greece freezes assets of EU parliament VP over Qatar scandal

Athens, Dec 12 (EFE) – Greek authorities on Monday froze the assets of European Parliament vice president Eva Kaili, as well as those of her closest relatives, anti-money laundering authority chief Haralambos Vourliotis said in a statement.  Kaili was arrested on Sunday on corruption charges for allegedly receiving hefty bribes from Qatar to influence EP … Read more