After bribery allegations, Netanyahu’s government stable – for now

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, Feb 14 : Key coalition partners said on Wednesday they would stick with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for now, pending a decision by the attorney general whether to indict him for bribery as recommended by police. A decision could take months and Netanyahu’s government appeared stable for the time being. […]

Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Feb 13 : Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, opening the way for what could be the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing leader’s political survival. Against the backdrop of Israeli flags in a televised speech at his residence, a sombre Netanyahu called the allegations […]

Singapore reviewing anti-graft law amid mounting calls to make it tougher

By Fathin Ungku and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE, Jan 23 : Singapore’s anti-corruption watchdog said it is reviewing the country’s primary anti-graft law amid mounting pressure on the government to toughen the rules in the wake of revelations of criminal wrongdoing at companies in the city-state. Keppel Corp, which counts state investor Temasek Holdings as its […]