Philippines police corruption / China anti-corruption rules / Australia opposition support

Long history of corruption in Philippine police force.  The police force is widely regarded as one of the Philippines’ most corrupt institutions, a reputation reinforced by recent accusations three officers abducted and murdered a South Korean businessman.

Gulf News: http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/philippines/philippine-police-drug-generals-assassins-torturers-negotiators-for-kidnappers-1.1963861

China Approves Anti-Corruption Rules.  The Chinese Communist Party approved a new set of rules that will increase the party’s control and supervision of corruption investigators.

Joyce Huang/Voice of America: http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/chinese-commission-approves-anti-corruption-rules/3672234.html

Australian opposition leader throws support behind federal ICAC.  Federal Parliament is set to conduct its first comprehensive investigation into the case for a national anti-corruption watchdog after Opposition Leader Bill Shorten threw his support behind an inquiry.

Matthew Knott/Sydney Morning Herald: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/bill-shorten-throws-support-behind-federal-icac-following-sussan-ley-scandal-20170116-gts397

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