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INFO: Anti-Corruption Principles of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.  The 12 countries (Australia, Brunei, Chile, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam) that are parties to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement have affirmed their adherence to the TPP anti-corruption standard (Chapter 26, "Transparency and Anti-Corruption"), which is based on the APEC Conduct Principles for Public Officials.

Weiyi Tan, Andy Leck, Kherk Ying Chew, and Eddie Chuah/Global Compliance News: http://globalcompliancenews.com/trans-pacific-partnership-agreement-anti-corruption-principles-20160510/?utm_source=wysija&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weeklynewsletter

INFO: Four in 10 listed companies in Thailand victims of fraud.  About 39 per cent of listed Thai companies have been victims of fraud in the past year, according to PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)'s 2016 global economic crime survey "Economic crime in Thailand".

The Nation: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/business/Four-in-10-listed-companies-in-Thailand-victims-of-30285541.html

INFO: Taiwan improves in ‘Economist’ cronyism ranking.  Taiwan was listed in 10th place on The Economist’s second index of crony capitalism, which gives an indication of how much the livelihood of people in certain nations or cities depends on close relationships between businesspeople and government officials.

Taipei Times: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2016/05/09/2003645813

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