India multi-agency group / Thailand anti-corruption court / PNG recognition

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Multi-Agency Group to probe Indians named in Panama papers.  A Multi-Agency Group, consisting of officials from several government agencies, has been set up to ensure “speedy and coordinated” probe against Indians whose names have figured in the Panama papers for allegedly holding bank accounts in foreign nations.

The Indian Express: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/multi-agency-group-to-probe-indians-named-in-panama-papers-set-up-govt-3063654/

Thailand introduces new anti-corruption court.  Thailand is to open a specialised corruption court after Prime Minister Prayauth Chan-ocha promised to eradicate corruption in the country within 20 years.

Scott Heidler/Al-Jazeera: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/10/thailand-introduces-anti-corruption-court-161002162235702.html

PNG's "Phones Against Corruption" project recognized globally.  The “Phones Against Corruption” initiative from Papua New Guinea received a global GovInsider Innovation Awards as the best citizen engagement project at the Innovation Labs World, global event held in Singapore.

Papua New Guinea Today: http://news.pngfacts.com/2016/10/phones-against-corruption-recognized.html

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