Bangladesh monitoring bodies / Thailand corruption index / Australia weakened agencies

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Bangladesh anti-graft body forms monitoring bodies.  The Anti-Corruption Commission formed dedicated committees to closely monitor activities of the officials and staffs of 14 government organisations and departments, commonly perceived as prone to corruption.

The Daily Star: http://www.thedailystar.net/city/acc-monitoring-bodies-formed-1347562

Thailand corruption index hits six-year high.  Thailand’s Corruption Situation Index (CSI) last month reached its highest point in six years, while corruption has caused an average loss of 0.8 per cent of gross domestic product since military rule was established, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Centre for Economic and Business Forecasting.

The Nation: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/news/breakingnews/30304452

Are Australia’s Corruption Bodies Being Weakened? (opinion)  "The developments surrounding ICAC, which is widely viewed as Australia’s most effective state based anti-corruption agency, raise questions about whether or not such agencies are in fact being weakened."

Andrew Heaton/Sourcable: https://sourceable.net/australias-corruption-bodies-weakened/

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