Korea investigative body / Afghanistan strategy questioned / Nepal corruption case
S. Korea to investigate corruption of ranking officials. The government plans to set up an independent body to investigate corruption and influence-peddling involving high-level government officials within this year as part of the top 100 policy goals to be announced by the State Affairs Planning Advisory Committee, which served as President Moon Jae-in’s de facto transition team.
KBS World Radio: http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Po_detail.htm?No=128729
Watchdogs question Afghanistan govt’s anti-graft strategy. The High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption (HOOAC) has criticized the Afghan government’s anti-corruption approach, saying the lack of a working strategy has resulted in a stalemate in terms of fighting the scourge.
TOLO News: http://www.tolonews.com/afghanistan/watchdogs-question-govt%E2%80%99s-anti-graft-strategy
Nepal's anti-graft body files corruption case of over 100 million U.S. dollars against senior officials. Nepal's anti-graft agency filed a corruption case of over 100 million U.S. dollars at the Special Court against three persons including a senior government official on charges of embezzling revenue and settling taxes in a questionable way, the biggest ever corruption case in the country's history, officials of the Commission for Investigation and Abuse of Authority said.