Maldives asset recovery / Asia corrupt practices / India road corruption

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Maldives looks to bring in asset recovery law.  Maldives government is looking to bring in a separate legislation to recover embezzled state funds and assets, Attorney General (AG) Mohamed Anil announced.

AVAS: https://avas.mv/en/42936


Why Foreign Businesses Will Put Up With Some Corrupt Practices In Southeast Asia (commentary).  Many businesses and investors new to the Southeast Asia region will learn that small-scale bribery can be a part of the business, but some executives find ways to minimize or evade the payments they are asked for from public officials.

Danielle Keeton-Olsen/Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daniellekeetonolsen/2018/01/12/why-foreign-businesses-will-put-up-with-some-corrupt-practices-in-southeast-asia/#595bece72fe3


Subtle corruption robbing Indian villagers of roads: study.  Subtle corruption in India has increased the chances that roads meant to connect isolated areas to the rest of the country would never be built, even though the government had paid for them, a study has found.

India Today: https://www.indiatoday.in/pti-feed/story/subtle-corruption-robbing-indian-villagers-of-roads-study-1143159-2018-01-11

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