India corruption index / China lawyer advise / Vietnam self-assessment

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India’s first ever corruption index in 25 govt offices soon.  The Central Vigilance Commission will come up with its first-ever index in the country measuring public perception about corruption in 25 government organisation.
The Shillong Times: http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2016/11/01/indias-first-ever-corruption-index-in-25-govt-offices-soon/

Whistle blowing, confessions and showing remorse ... how China’s corrupt officials try to get lighter sentences.  Corrupt Chinese officials may earn lighter sentences by blowing the whistle on fellow officials, confessing to their crimes or even crying and wailing in court, a criminal defence lawyer known for representing disgraced senior officials has revealed.
Nectar Gan/South China Morning Post: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2041927/whistle-blowing-confessions-obvious-remorse-how-chinas

Self-assessment ineffective in Vietnam anti-corruption fight.  No official was found lying in their asset declaration according to the Government Inspectorate at the meeting to review the anti-corruption fight of 2016 on October 28.
Vietnam Net Bridge: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/government/166112/self-assessment-proves-ineffective-in-anti-corruption-fight.html

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