Singapore 

Suspected drug abuser offers CNB officer RM50 bribe for his release, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A suspected drug abuser’s attempt to bribe an officer from the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) with RM50  (S$16.50) for his release was thwarted when the officer rejected the offer and reported the bribery attempt to his supervisor. Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority conducted a routine check on the 35-year-old man at Woodlands Checkpoint on Wednesday (July 10) and referred him to the CNB for investigation into suspected drug abuse. The man, who is a Malaysian national and a Singapore work permit holder, offered the officer a bribe…

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Money 

Chinese-Australian billionaire Chau Chak Wing wins defamation case against Sydney newspaper which alleged he helped bribe UN official

A Chinese-Australian billionaire businessman on Friday won a high-profile defamation case against a newspaper that alleged he was co-conspirator in a plot to bribe a top United Nations official, amid fears of Beijing meddling in domestic politics.Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald, was ordered to pay Chau Chak Wing A$280,000 (US$199,000) in damages after a judge at the Federal Court of Australia ruled that the 2015 article was defamatory.“The natural and ordinary meaning of… Source link

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Singapore 

Man jailed and fined for trying to bribe Traffic Police officer and pushing him, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was jailed and fined for attempting to bribe a Traffic Police officer and pushing the latter when his offer was turned down. Tang Joo Yong, 73, was also caught driving while under disqualification and speeding, among other offences. The Singaporean, also known as Peter Tang, was sentenced to 14 months and 10 weeks’ jail and fined $1,300. He was also disqualified for life from driving all classes of vehicles, said a joint press statement by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) and the Singapore Police Force…

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Singapore 

Singapore dentist fined $15k for offering bribe to rival’s employee, Singapore News

The chief executive officer of Family Dental Centre (FDC) – a chain of dental clinics – offered to bribe a rival’s employee with $50 for every patient that she could refer from her clinic to his. The dental assistant from T32 Dental rejected Nurul Aizat Zainudin’s offer and instead reported the matter to her clinic’s management. Nurul Aizat, 32, who is also a dental surgeon, was fined $15,000 yesterday after pleading guilty to a corruption charge. The court heard that the saga began in April last year when Dr Rudy…

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