Donor anti-corruption pressure / Malaysia reform plans / India CBI heads
Pressure to change: a new donor approach to anti-corruption? (Blog). “This blog suggests that the role of incentives (and disincentives) has been underused. Incentivising elites away from corrupt practices (or disincentivising their prevailing behaviours) could be key. Donor programmes need to re-think their strategy, which also means working much more in conjunction with other levers available to their governments.”
Phil Mason/Public Administration Review: https://www.publicadministrationreview.com/2018/10/22/pressure/
Dr M outlines need for governance reform in delivering 11MP's mid-term report. “The government revealed its plans for the second term of the 11th Malaysian Plan (11MP) for the year 2018 to 2020, putting emphasis on enhancing the resilience of the nation's economy and the well-being of the people, with the first step as reform of governance towards enhancing transparency and efficiency of public services.
Manirajan Ramasamy/New Straits Times: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2018/10/422463/dr-m-outlines-need-governance-reform-delivering-11mps-mid-term-report
The corruption scandal marring India's CBI. The Indian government controversially removed the director and deputy director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), its main investigating agency, sparking a political row over the decision.