Korea gifts / Aussie warning / Cambodia acces to info

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INFO: Korea graft law targets monetary gifts.  Under a new graft law, Korean public servants, journalists, and teachers will face punishment for being treated to a meal by job-related contacts if it costs more than 30,000 won ($25.71), the country’s anti-corruption commission announced.

Korea JoongAng Daily: http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3018511&cloc=joongangdaily|home|newslist1

INFO: Aussie politician warns of 'Asian facilitation [i.e., bribery] culture'.  Australian senator Bill Heffernan warns that an “Asian facilitation culture” is creeping into Australian politics made worse by the professionalisation of politics.

Gabrielle Chan, The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/may/05/political-donations-bill-heffernan-warns-of-asian-facilitation-culture

INFO: Cambodia Information Law a step closer.  Cambodia's information minister said the government is one step closer to establishing an access to information law, in response to demands for a more transparent and responsive government.

Ros Chanveasna, Khmer Times: http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24538/information-law-a-step-closer/

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