Indonesia idea / Thailand online / World Bank report

COMMENTARY: Don’t blunt the spearhead -- Why the proposed revision of Indonesia’s KPK Law is a bad idea.  "Attempts to weaken [Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK] have grown in direct proportion to the agency’s success in bringing cases against powerful individuals and institutions."

Jessica Vincentia Marpaung, Global Anticorruption Blog: https://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2016/04/22/dont-blunt-the-spearhead-why-the-proposed-revision-of-indonesias-kpk-law-is-a-bad-idea/

INFO: Thailand government launches online tool for public transparency.  Thailand’s Office of Electronic Government Agency and the Ministry of Information Technology and Communication (ICT) has launched a number of additional services under their electronic media tool – GovChannel, that will help to contain corruption in the country. 

Juanita Nonwo, EMTV: http://www.emtv.com.pg/article.aspx?slug=Thailand-Government-launches-Online-Tool-for-Public-Transparency-&subcategory=Politics

INFO: World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment - Report on Functions, Data and Lessons Learned (Second Edition, 2007-2015). Since 2008, the World Bank has temporarily suspended 359 and debarred 368 firms and individuals. The vast majority (83%) of cases/settlements involved fraudulent practice.

Access the report here: http://goo.gl/DDJBW9

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