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McDonald`s holds the beef in China meat scandal

McDonald`s holds the beef in China meat scandal

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:59

McDonald`s outlets across China have yanked their flagship burgers from the menu, the company said Monday, as the American owner of a key supplier embroiled in an expired meat scandal offered consumers a personal apology.

China detains five in expired meat scandal: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:31

Chinese police on Wednesday detained five people from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group, a statement said, in a case involving expired meat sold to fast food giants including McDonald`s and KFC.

China police `question` OSI employees in meat scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:16

Chinese police are questioning staff of US food supplier OSI Group for selling expired meat, state media said Tuesday, as a newspaper blasted foreign brands for failing to adopt a "dedicated attitude" towards local consumers.

Starbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreads

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:55

On Tuesday, Starbucks said some of its stores previously sold products containing chicken originally sourced from Shanghai Husi, a firm that was shut down on Sunday.

Malawi arrests chief suspect in `Cashgate` scandal

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 05:36

A chief suspect in Malawi`s "Cashgate" corruption scandal, who was a high-ranking official and financier of ex-president Joyce Banda`s People`s Party, was arrested by police on Sunday.

Canadian teacher arrested in Indonesian child sex scandal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:12

A Canadian teacher has been arrested in Indonesia for alleged child sex abuse, police said Tuesday, in a scandal that has rocked one of the country`s most prestigious international schools.

Taiwan minister quits over link to academic scandal

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 17:01

The controversy surfaced earlier this month when Chiang was linked to a scholar whose papers were retracted by a British publisher following allegations he used bogus identities to peer review his work.

France`s Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:27

The corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy deepened further today with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favours.

Germany eyes overhauled US partnership in talks on spy row

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:40

Germany`s foreign minister on Friday said he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin`s expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.

Polish PM faces second confidence vote over bugging scandal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:36

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is to face a second confidence vote in as many weeks as the country`s opposition seeks to force his centre-right government to resign over a high-profile bugging scandal.

Columbus Short arrested for public intoxication

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 12:16

Former `Scandal` star Columbus Short has been arrested for public intoxication.

Indonesia presidential candidates spar over corruption scandals in final debate

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:56

Four days before Indonesia`s presidential election, the two candidates and their running mates traded barbs over food security and graft in their final television debate on Saturday.