Virginia lieutenant governor denies new sexual assault allegation
RICHMOND (REUTERS) - Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax faced a second accusation of sexual assault on Friday (Feb 8), when a woman accused him of raping her when they were fellow students at Duke University, adding to the chaos that has engulfed the state's top three elected officials.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Virginia lieutenant governor denies second sexual assault allegation Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who earlier this week was accused of a 2004 sexual assault that he has denied, on Friday faced a new ...
Virginia governor now denies appearance in racist photoWASHINGTON Mr Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia , changed his story on Saturday about appearing in a racist 1984 yearbook photo and insisted he will not resign from office. Mr Northam held a press conference to say he in fact was not one of...
Virginia governor apologises for racist photo but resists growing calls to quitRICHMOND (REUTERS) - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam apologised on Friday (Feb 1) for a photograph in his 1984 medical school yearbook showing him and another person in racist garb at a party, but said he would serve out his term even as pressure piled on from fellow Democrats for him to step down.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Virginia politics roiled by racism, sexual misconduct charges Virginia politics went into further turmoil on Monday (Feb 4) as the lieutenant governor of the eastern US state, where the governor is under ...
Japanese actor Hirofumi Arai arrested for sexual assaultAward-winning Japanese actor Hirofumi Arai was last Friday arrested on suspicions of sexual assault.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Police raid Wirecard's premises after fraud allegationsPolice raided the premises of Wirecard yesterday following allegations of fraud at the local office of the global payments processing group.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Thai prime minister, Bangkok governor to face court over air pollutionBANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, and the National Environment Board have been summoned to testify on Thursday (Feb 7) at the Central Administrative Court over the PM2.5 air-pollution crisis that has affected Greater Bangkok for nearly two months.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Former Jakarta governor Ahok joins Indonesia's ruling party PDI-PJAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Former Jakarta governor Basuki 'BTP' Tjahaja Purnama, also known as Ahok, has officially joined the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), ending speculation on whether the Chinese-Indonesian politician would ever return to politics after being convicted of blasphemy nearly two years ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Police raid Wirecard entities in Singapore after reports of fraud allegations at payments giantSINGAPORE - Police raided the premises of Wirecard on Friday (Feb 8) following allegations of fraud at the local office of the payments processing group.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
SingPost responds to allegation that it took four months to process Government letterSingapore Post (SingPost) has responded to a local business owner’s allegations that it took four months to process an official letter, causing him to miss a deadline that could have jeopardised his business.