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China arrests leader of fake vaccine scam (2021)


China has vaccinated about 40 million people to date



China has arrested the leader of a multi-million dollar scam that passed off saline solution and mineral water as Covid-19 vaccines.

The man, identified as Kong, had researched the packaging designs of real vaccines before making more than 58,000 of his own concoctions.

Read more: China arrests leader of fake vaccine scam (2021)

Goldman Sachs boss gets $10m pay cut for 1MDB scandal (2021)


Goldman Sachs' chief executive David Solomon.



Goldman Sachs' chief executive David Solomon will get a $10m (£7.3m) pay cut for the bank's involvement in the 1MDB corruption scandal.

1MDB was an investment fund set up by the Malaysian government that lost billions due to fraudulent activity.

Read more: Goldman Sachs boss gets $10m pay cut for 1MDB scandal (2021)

Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub (2021)

President Biden: "Democracy is fragile, and at this hour, my friends, democracy has prevailed"



Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history.

"Democracy has prevailed," he said after taking the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts.

Read more: Biden inauguration: New president sworn in amid Trump snub (2021)

Lee Jae Yong: Samsung heir gets prison term for bribery scandal (2021)

JY Lee stepping out of a car



Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison by a high court in South Korea.

The bribery case is a retrial of an earlier one involving the country's former President Park Geun-hye, who was also jailed for bribery and corruption.

Read more: Lee Jae Yong: Samsung heir gets prison term for bribery scandal (2021)

Covid: Australian Open player tests positive as event controversy grows (2021)

Australian Open organisers say the tournament will go ahead despite the coronavirus disruption



An Australian Open tennis player has tested positive for Covid-19 amid controversy over cases tied to the event.

At least nine infected people are in quarantine in Melbourne, officials say.

Read more: Covid: Australian Open player tests positive as event controversy grows (2021)


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