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Prime Minister apologizes for scandal and allows full public airing of issues to uphold integrity

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has apologised for the ongoing family dispute involving him and his two younger siblings, admitting that the episode has affected Singapore’s reputation and Singaporeans’ confidence in the government. In a statement to the nation that

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Prime Minister jailed for corruption

Israel’s former prime minister Ehud Olmert has started his 19-month prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice, becoming the first Israeli premier to be imprisoned and capping a years-long legal saga that forced him to resign in 2009 during

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Religion should not be used for political purposes

Religion is like a time bomb which can explode, triggering chaos and catastrophe if it is sensationalised for political purposes, said the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah. Sultan Nazrin said the role of religion “is very sacred but at

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Tun Razak was a frugal prime minister

..Hanif, who was Razak’s aide-de-camp, told how during a trip to Cairo, Egypt, he had asked someone to bring him to a shop that sold paste, which is used to make replica gems, so that he could get a gift

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Crisis-hit Finance Minister sacked

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff fired her finance minister Friday, the presidency said, days after credit rater Fitch downgraded the country to junk status in an economic and political crisis. source: France 24

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Graft body raps 4,900 for funds misuse

Communist Party of China (CPC)’s top anti-graft body announced on Sunday that over 4,900 officials were reprimanded for violating austerity rules in October, bringing the total punished this year to 36,600. The officials punished last month, including two provincial and

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Hope #45: Leaders who do not abuse government assets for personal use

The French prime minister Manuel Valls came under fire on Tuesday for taking a government jet to watch the Champions League football final over the weekend in Berlin, accompanied by his two sons. Opposition politicians demanded Valls apologise and reimburse

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