Penang open data / Philippines laundering threat / Measuring corruption

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Take the lead in open data initiatives, Penang government told.  Penang can take the lead in incorporating open data and incorporateprinciples of Open Government Partnership, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) chief operating officer Tricia Yeoh said.

Opalyn Mok/Malay Mail Online:

Money-laundering threat in Philippines rated ‘high’.  According to “The 1st National Risk Assessment on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing” report posted on the Anti-Money Laundering Council’s (AMLC) website, a self-assessment by Philippine authorities using 2011-2014 data showed that “the national money laundering threat is assessed to be high.”

Ben O. de Vera/Philippine Daily Inquirer:

The Level-of-Aggregation Question in Corruption Measurement.  "Recently I learned that CDA Collaborative (a nonprofit organization that works on a variety of development and conflict-resolution projects) has launched a new blog on corruption."

Matthew Stephenson/Global Anticorruption Blog:

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