Archive for December 3rd, 2018

US Justice official pleads guilty in 1MDB lobbying case

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

A former official at the US Justice Department on Friday pleaded guilty to banking violations as part of an attempt to lobby against American authorities’ pursuit of [...]
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Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia

Bangladesh arrests 10 Rohingya bound for Malaysia

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Bangladesh is home to around a million Rohingya, most of whom fled Myanmar last year following a military crackdown and are now housed in vast camps Bangladeshi police have [...]
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Gambling tsar among officials jailed in $420m Vietnam betting ring

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Dozens of people, including two former top cops, were convicted in Vietnam Friday in connection with a $420 million online gambling ring run by the official in charge of [...]
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Nine sentenced to death in Vietnam for dealing meth, heroin

03-Dec-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:10 AM

Nine drug smugglers were sentenced to death in Vietnam on Friday for selling methamphetamine and heroin in a country with some of the toughest drug laws in the world. Heroin [...]
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