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Tag Archives: corruption

Ex-PM Najib arrested in graft probe

Ex-leader to face over 10 counts of committing criminal breach of trust KUALA LUMPUR, July 3, (Agencies): Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, officials said, the latest dramatic development in a widening graft probe that has engulfed the exleader. Najib, 64, will be charged …

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Awqaf official under probe – Funds embezzled

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: An official in the Ministry of Awqaf was referred to the Public Prosecution for embezzling public funds after the Public Fund Crimes Unit in the Criminal Investigations General Department in the Interior Ministry caught him in the act, reports Al-Rai daily. It has been reported that …

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Justice minister sends comprehensive report on public fund cases to Speaker Al-Ghanim

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: In an expansive move towards integrity and transparency, in addition to addressing violations and mistakes; Minister of Justice Fahad Al-Afasi sent to Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim a comprehensive report on public fund cases involving ministries and other government institutions, reports Al-Nahar daily. The …

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185 cases related to squandering of ‘funds’ filed against ministries

‘Project 256’ vital, aimed to serve all residents KUWAIT CITY, June 24: A report issued by Ministry of Justice revealed that 185 cases related to squandering of public funds were filed against ministries and governmental bodies during the period from October 2017 to April 2018, reports Al-Rai daily. The report, …

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Ministers urged to dry all sources of ‘corruption’ in governmental bodies

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The government has called on ministers to complete the steps specified by HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak to dry all sources of corruption in governmental bodies, reports Al-Qabas daily. Knowledgeable sources pointed out that the success of the mechanism for combating bribery in governmental …

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Kuwait’s rank in corruption index discussed

MP Fadel says he’s on track to question Labour minister KUWAIT CITY, June 9: After the launching of the sustainability program and government’s commitment towards cooperation and transparency regarding the financial status of the country, MPs hinted on the possibility of resorting to interpellation if talks on the issue are …

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KPC refers former head for probe

Vietnam refinery CEO in soup KUWAIT CITY, June 6: The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has referred former head of the corporation Jassem Al-Ali to the administrative investigation after he was spotted inside the Parliament during the grilling of Minister of Oil, Bakhit Al- Rashidi, reports Al-Qabas daily. An official speaking …

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‘The societies I have lost’

‘Hotbeds of corruption’ In the early 1980s, I was among those residents of Jabriya who sought to establish a cooperative society. I was elected chairman of the board of directors by acclamation. Here lawyer, Mustafa Al-Sarraf, who was one of the founders, asked me if I could give him the …

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Top KOC officials probed for corruption

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has referred some senior officials to prosecution on allegations of corruption, taking undue advantage of their positions to serve personal interests, and mismanaging several contracts worth over KD 200 million, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily quoting a source added a series of …

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Assembly asked to refer MP issue over ‘money’ to Public Authority for Combating Corruption

‘Audio recording confirms MP received govt money’ KUWAIT CITY, May 22: MPs Mohammed Al-Dalal, Nayef Al-Mirdas, Abdullah Fahad, Jama’an Al- Harbash, Abdulwahab Al Babtain and Osama Al- Shaheen have asked the National Assembly to refer the issue of a lawmaker who allegedly received government money to the Public Authority for …

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