China-Pakistan anti-corruption cooperation / Indonesia projects bribery / Malaysia on corruption

China to help Pakistan curb corruption.  The Chinese Minister of International Development assured PM Khan of China’s support and cooperation to successfully implement the agenda of fighting corruption, alleviating poverty and developing agriculture.

Muhammad Saleh Zaafir/The News: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/381328-china-to-help-pakistan-curb-corruption

 

Bribery Probe Hurts One of Southeast Asia's Biggest Projects.  “The home of Lippo Group’s Deputy Chairman James Riady was searched by anti-graft officials, the latest development in a bribery probe that has entangled one of Indonesia’s leading business conglomerates and thrown into doubt the future of a major development project touted as the “Shenzhen of Indonesia.”

Harry Suhartono and David Yong/Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-17/arrests-leave-one-of-southeast-asia-s-biggest-projects-in-limbo

 

Corruption now a thing of the past in Malaysia, says Mahathir.  The Prime Minister also noted that the government needed to ensure that strong evidence was obtained before bringing any corruption case involving politicians or non-politicians to court.

Channel NewsAsia: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/corruption-malaysia-thing-of-the-past-mahathir-mohamad-10850716

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