[ap-intact] INFO: Cambodia's anti-graft agency places cap on gifts to officials

One official at the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) had to give up a $300 bottle of Scotch whisky under a new set of rules on meals and gifts aimed at keeping the unit’s staff beyond suspicion, according to the ACU. Any gift worth more than $25 dollars must now be handed over and held at the anti-graft body’s headquarters while all work-related meals outside the office need pre-approval, according to a statement posted to the ACU’s website.  “It will help reduce corruption because it has become a culture in Cambodia,” said Preap Kol, executive director of Transparency International (TI) Cambodia.

Read the story by Khuon Narim, in The Cambodia Daily. https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/acu-places-cap-on-gifts-to-officials-76905/

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