Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reads a letter from Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad as Kuala Lumpur's special envoy Daim Zainuddin looks on at the Zhongnanhai Leadership Compound in Beijing. - (Below)
BEIJING – A carefully planned high-level bilateral pow-wow in Beijing was thrown off the tracks by a set of synchronized anti-corruption raids on two China state-owned entities handling billions of dollars in infrastructure projects. Diplomatic sources familiar with the situation said Tun Daim Zainuddin, the special envoy sent by the new Malaysian government for […]
"I think this is the biggest seizure in Malaysian history," said Amar Singh, the police's head of commercial crime investigations.
KUALA LUMPUR Authorities in Malaysia have seized vast trove of items in raids on properties linked to Malaysia’s scandal-mired former leader, including cash, jewellery and luxury handbags, are worth up to 9 billion baht, police said Wednesday. The searches, part of investigations into scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, netted 12,000 pieces of jewellery, bags […]
Foreigners from Switzerland, Russia, Senegal, India, Vietnam, Cote d’Ivoire, Algeria, Myanmar and Cambodia were detained on various offenses.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s Tourist Police Bureau deputy chief Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn and his team of police, soldiers and immigration officers have detained 36 foreigners after searches were conducted at 104 locations across the Country. Teams of police, soldiers and officers from several other agencies searched per-selected places in Bangkok and popular tourist […]
CHIANG MAI – Burmese migrant workers in Thailand are living in fear, with some of their fellow laborers having been arrested in recent weeks and an unknown number of others returning to Burma as the Thai junta intensifies its crackdown on illegal foreign workers. Amid the ongoing crackdown—which has focused on Cambodians migrants, sending as […]