Business integrity report / North Sumatra officials / Corruption throughout history

Business Integrity in High Tech Parks in Vietnam: A survey report (Resource).  The report provides a snapshot of bribery challenges faced by companies in the high-tech parks located in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as the measures put in place to mitigate these risks.

Towards Transparency Viet Nam: https://towardstransparency.vn/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-TT-BI-HTP.pdf

 

North Sumatra has largest number of officials convicted of graft: BKN.  Based on the data that the National Civil Service Agency (BKN) examined from the Law and Human Rights Ministry’s Corrections Directorate General, it was found that of those 298 convicted in North Sumatra, eleven percent work for the provincial administration, while the rest work at the regency or city level.

The Jakarta Post: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/09/15/north-sumatra-has-largest-number-of-officials-convicted-of-graft-bkn.html

 

Corruption, throughout history and every country.  A quick rundown on corruption since the times of ancient Egypt to present day, concluding that “As the age of Homo corruptus continues, the best any country can do is to keep it to a minimum.”

Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada/Asia Times: http://www.atimes.com/article/corruption-throughout-history-and-every-country/

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