Japan maglev probe / Vietnam crackdown / India pain point
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Japan's maglev corruption probe nets giants Kajima and Shimizu. An investigation into bid-rigging on contracts for Japan's $80bn maglev project has widened from the Obayashi Corporation to include Kajima and Shimizu.
Global Construction Review: http://www.globalconstructionreview.com/news/japans-maglev-corruption-probe-nets-giants-kajima-/
Vietnam Widens Crackdown Amid Public Outcry Over Corruption. Vietnam's first move to prosecute a former politburo member widens the country's crackdown against graft to appease a restless public and protect fast economic growth.
Ralph Jennings/Voice of America: https://www.voanews.com/a/vietnam-anti-corruption-expanding/4168105.html
Corruption a pain point for foreign investors in India: Kroll. The survey found 69 percent in India as saying they had to pay a bribe, followed by 65 percent in Vietnam. China was much lower at 26 percent while the same for Pakistan was 40 percent.