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Old 30-03-2016, 11:24 AM   #101
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U donate $1bil to me. I put in bank, even at 1% interest p.a., I return your $1bil donation after few years, without returning interest. How much is in my account at the end?

Returned you your money, no wrong doing.
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Old 30-03-2016, 12:10 PM   #102
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U donate $1bil to me. I put in bank, even at 1% interest p.a., I return your $1bil donation after few years, without returning interest. How much is in my account at the end?

Returned you your money, no wrong doing.
absolute power corrupts
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Old 30-03-2016, 03:44 PM   #103
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absolute power corrupts
Here we have no problem of corruption.......but our Politicians are full of passion and love.......and like to share with other people's wives......
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Old 30-03-2016, 04:01 PM   #104
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High pay or low pay, both also corrupt.

One openly gets to enjoy a big pay check every month while the lower pay tends to get their incomes from elsewhere and of course being more innovative or creative.
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Old 30-03-2016, 05:29 PM   #105
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Here we have no problem of corruption.......but our Politicians are full of passion and love.......and like to share with other people's wives......
not all hor while most do it only one pattern
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Old 31-03-2016, 10:51 AM   #106
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Corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement, though it may also involve practices that are legal in many countries.
It may not only involve money. If I use my power and demand the break of protocol for personal gains, is that corruption? To me, abuse of power is also a form of corruption (it may not be, in the English language but it is to me).

Helping himself to someone's wife, is that not unethical conduct? Contradicting their own words and the unfair treatment, what does this fall under?

BUT, I'm happy we have a great government. Singapore's good fortune.
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Old 01-04-2016, 11:58 AM   #107
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Fortune magazine hails S'wak Report editor for 1MDB expose
Published 26 Mar 2016, 10:52 am Updated 26 Mar 2016, 1:07 pm


New York's Fortune magazine has named infamous Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown as one of 'The World's 50 Greatest Leaders' for her role in the exposure of the 1MDB scandal.

According to Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), the Sarawak-born sister-in-law of former UK prime minister Gordon Brown was among the names in Fortune's latest list published this week.

The list includes those in various fields whom, according to the magazine, "are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same".

BMF in a statement today called the honour a "surprise move".

"Through her website Sarawak Report, London-based journalist Rewcastle-Brown has become an irritant in the corridors of power in Malaysia," BMF quoted Fortune saying in its profile.

"Her exposés on state investment fund 1MDB [...] have made her a hero and a villain in the country, depending on whom you ask.

"The government has tried to arrest her for 'activities detrimental to Parliamentary democracy' and has banned her website, a move that prompted advocacy group Reporters Without Borders to unblock access and help get her revelations out," wrote the magazine.

The controversial journalist is ranked 49 in Fortune's starry list.

Global impact

The whistleblower website had been a thorn in the government's side for its relentless articles alleging corruption primarily in the Sarawak government.

However, Sarawak Report's focus on Prime Minister Najib Razak and the 1MDB scandal over the past year finally caused the government to block local access to the website.

BMF congratulated Rewcastle-Brown on the honour and lauded her efforts in highlighting corruption allegations that have global implications and urged her to persevere and "continue disclosing corruption and injustice".

"Clare's investigations have had a profound effect on the perception of corruption in Malaysia and have exposed the role of leading global banks in accepting and transmitting the proceeds of corruption.

"Her disclosures have led to official investigations or criminal proceedings in Malaysia, Switzerland, the US, the UK, Singapore, and other jurisdictions," said BMF.

Rewcastle-Brown shares her honours with other notable women on Fortune's list - German chancellor Angela Merkel and Myanmar NPD party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ranked No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.

"Demagoguery, pandering, even populism aren’t leadership. Here’s what is," wrote Fortune of their third list this year, which is topped by Amazon chief executive officer Jeff Bezos.

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A lot of news on this corruption scandal in Malaysiakini lately.
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:08 PM   #108
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WSJ reported that Najib"s Brother help to channel $ during 2013 election and his Brother hurry up admit and claim that he assumed the fund is legit political funding and he didn't keep a cent for himself.
Ownself slap ownself and in this case slap his Brother also.
He just make WSJ more credible.
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:39 PM   #109
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无风不起浪............
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Old 01-04-2016, 12:40 PM   #110
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On the other hand, we Singaporean have the good fortune to have TRS who very good at stirring sh!t.

We need Sarawak Report to aim her gun slightly south
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