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Huckle is not the only perpetrator

From Walk Free Two weeks ago, Richard Huckle – a British man – was given 22 life sentences for 71 charges of child sexual exploitation perpetrated against children in Malaysia.[1] These children were aged between six months to 12 years…

Briton Richard Huckle jailed for Malaysia sex abuse

From BBC A British man has been given 22 life sentences after admitting 71 charges of sex abuse against children in Malaysia aged from six months to 12 years old. Police believe Richard Huckle, 30, from Ashford, Kent, abused up…

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund scandal reaches around the world

By Shamim Adam and Cedric Sam From Bloomberg State investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd., or 1MDB, has been making headlines in Malaysia and around the world in the past year, mainly for the wrong reasons. There are probes reported in…

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Bank membership tremendous benefit for Guyana, says Suriname Islamic Bank governor

By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Guyana, which recently joined the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), will definitely draw criticism from various elements but Suriname’s alternate governor to the IsDB, Ambassador Anwar Lall Mohamed, sees this as…

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It’s just a ‘war of perception’:

It’s just a ‘war of perception’: in one stroke, Najib dismisses still missing RM2.6 BIL, Cayman ‘Units’ From Malaysia Chronicle The opposition had an advantage in the war of perception over 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) all this while as they…

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1MDB pulls out of the Cayman Islands

By Martin Carvalho, Yuen Meikeng, and Loshana K. Shagar from The Star 1MALAYSIA Development Bhd’s (1MDB) RM7.18bil in offshore accounts in the Cayman Islands is expected to be channelled back to the country by December. “Sixty per cent of the…

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Cayman Islands – still a paradise if you’re made redundant from the public sector?

By Graham Scott From Civil Service Reform – Global Government Reform While many governments around the world have embraced the idea of reforming their civil services for increased efficiency, how it is done and what are seen as the likely…

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Indian and Chinese migrants make up nearly one per cent of the world’s population

By Sahil Bhalla From Scroll.in The United States and Malaysia have the greatest number of expatriate Indians. The largest number of Indian migrants are found in the US, followed by Malaysia, while for the Chinese, the top two host countries…

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WIPO and Caribbean IP, what’s the point?

By Abiola Inniss From Caribbean Life Recent months have seen a few interesting intellectual property symposia in the Caribbean, in particular the WIPO–JIPO Regional Conference on IP and creative industries, which was held in Jamaica from Feb. 10-12, 2014. It…

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Malaysia missing MH370 plane: ‘Ping area’ ruled out

From BBC Australian Deputy PM: “No signs of aircraft debris” have been found The area where acoustic signals thought linked to the missing Malaysian plane were detected can now be ruled out as the final resting place of flight MH370,…