IWA Oct 2016 Newsletter / Malaysia youth corruption / India tax evasion

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October 2016 edition of Integrity Watch Afghanistan's (IWA) Newsletter. In a lead essay, "Beyond Brussels: Fix the blueprint and deliver," IWA Executive Director Sayed Ikram Afzali, writes that "apart from one indicator on extractives, and one very weak indicator on anti-corruption, the [October 2016 Brussels Conference on Afghanistan] failed to put strong benchmarks to ensure mutual accountability to make effective use of aid."

Access the newsletter online here:  https://gallery.mailchimp.com/8e3022a1062590fbb7ae8d6a2/files/IWA_Newsletter_October2016.02.pdf

Corruption rampant among youth, says MACC Foundation chief.  Between 2013 and last year, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested 1,902 for graft-related investigations, and of this figure, 1,045 were found to be below 40.

Vanessa Ee-Lyn Gomes/The Malay Mail Online: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/corruption-rampant-among-youth

In 44 years, India lost at least Rs 17 trillion to tax havens. Indians exported goods and services worth at least Rs 17 trillion over the past four decades but did not remit an equivalent amount in foreign exchange, an HT analysis of classified central bank data shows.

Appu Esthose Suresh/Hindustan Times: http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/in-44-years-india-lost-at-least-rs-17-trillion-to-tax-havens/story-8rTjbju22U2KQR9KmJ1qAP.html

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