Myanmar anti-graft commission / Afghanistan assets law / Social media threat
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Myanmar Parliament approves formation of new anti-corruption commission. The Union Parliament has unanimously approved establishing a new 12-member anti-corruption commission with former information minister Aung Kyi as chairman, with no MPs opposing the motion.
Eleven Myanmar: http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/politics/12545
Afghan parliament approves asset declaration draft law. The lower house of the parliament approved a landmark anti-corruption law in capital Kabul that makes it compulsory for security and civilian officials to declare their assets.
Shadi Khan Saif/Brinkwire: http://en.brinkwire.com/2516/afghan-parliament-approves-asset-declaration-draft-law/
Social media being used to ruin democracies including Philippines. In its 2017 Freedom on the Net report, Freedom House discussed how an army of social media commentators were paid to manipulate the information landscape in the Philippines to support President Rodrigo Duterte.
Audrey Morallo/Philippine Star: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/11/30/1763810/social-media-being-used-ruin-democracies-including-philippines