Britain-Pakistan corruption fight / Thai duty-free case / Corruption in Mongolia

Britain, Pakistan to Join Efforts to Curb Corruption, Terror.  Britain's home secretary Sajid Javid says on a visit to Pakistan that the eradication of corruption is a priority for both countries and announced a new partnership between them that would strive for "justice and accountability.

VOA News: https://www.voanews.com/a/britain-pakistan-to-join-efforts-to-curb-corruption-terror/4574678.html

Bangkok - A Thai court Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing duty-free giant King Power, the firm that owns Leicester City Football Club, of owing the state more than $430 million in unpaid revenues.  The complaint filed by an anti-graft official alleging that King Power executives, working with airport officials, paid a smaller share of revenues than was required to operate in Bangkok's busy terminals was thrown out by Bangkok’s Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases.

The Nation: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30354735

 

Corruption in Mongolia: A Problem for Youth (Blog).  “[A]nnual Survey on Perceptions and Knowledge of Corruption (SPEAK) shows clear cause for concern about the experiences shaping the outlook of this critical youth demographic… most of Mongolia’s petty bribery takes place in public services such as health and education. In a multiyear average, at least a quarter of those who said they had paid a bribe reported that it was to teachers.”

Bayanmunkh Ariunbold/The Asia Foundation: https://asiafoundation.org/2018/09/12/corruption-in-mongolia-a-problem-for-youth/

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