Going cashless / Kiwi connection / Laos 'ghosts'
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COMMENTARY: Going Cashless to Fight Corruption - The Case of Kenyan Public Transit. "In the fight against petty corruption, a potentially game-changing development is the rise of cashless payments. In a world where people do not use or carry cash, petty bribes to traffic cops or low-level government bureaucrats are either foolish—in that they require a processing mechanism and are therefore easy to detect—or altogether impossible."Daniel Binette, Global Anticorruption Blog: https://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2016/05/23/going-cashless-to-fight-corruption-the-case-of-matatus/
INFO: Panama Papers -- The New Zealand - Kazakhstan connection. "The exiled leader of a former Soviet republic and a well-connected New Zealand lawyer, who divides his time between Auckland and a chic home in one of South America's most fashionable towns. What could they have in common?"Radio New Zealand: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/305138/panama-papers-the-nz-kazakhstan-connection
INFO: Laos announces measures to prevent ‘ghost’ projects. According to Laos authorities, decisive measures have been worked out to prevent further so-called ghost projects following a report which revealed that many such projects had been uncovered, costing the state billions.The Nation: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/breakingnews/Laos-announces-measures-to-prevent-ghost-projects-30287017.html