Philippines budget risks / Vietnam journalists / China withdrawal cap

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Getting into the 'action' (opinion).  "Having to spend P1.1 trillion, equivalent to 6.3 percent of the country's GDP, this year alone is more than enough to make those less upright bureaucrats of [Philippine President Duterte's] government salivate and spend sleepless nights trying to find ways of cashing in on a percentage of any project."

Rey Gamboa/Philippine Star: http://www.philstar.com/business/2018/01/04/1774322/getting-action


Vietnam journalists honoured for anti-corruption efforts.  A group of reporters from the Nhan Dan (People) newspaper and one from the Nguoi lam bao (The Journalists) magazine have won the top prizes at a national press contest promoting the fight against corruption and wastefulness in the country.

Vietnam Plus: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/journalists-honoured-for-anticorruption-efforts/124250.vnp


China's new Anti-corruption $15,000 Withdrawal Cap Could Benefit Tourism Stakeholders.  The Chinese government has instituted a new annual limit on the amount of money that can be withdrawn from personal Chinese bank accounts overseas, set at $15,000 (100,000 yuan), in an attempt to curb money laundering, terrorism financing, and tax evasion.

Mason Hinsdale/Jing Travel: https://jingtravel.com/new-anti-corruption-15000-withdrawal-cap-benefit-tourism-stakeholders/

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