Indonesia corruption-democracy survey / Myanmar anti-corruption drive / Right to Information report

Survey in Indonesia indicates corruption and intolerance are threats to democracy in the country.  Indonesians are satisfied with democracy, but corruption and intolerance continue to weigh on the system, according to a survey conducted in August by pollster Indonesia Survey Circle (LSI).

Linda Yulisman:https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/survey-in-indonesia-shows-corruption-and-intolerance-are-threats-to-democracy-in-the

 

Anti-corruption drive dodges political donations and criminal liability.  Nay Pyi Taw has stepped up its efforts to curb corruption by empowering the anti-graft body and reaching out to the private sector but crucially, there are still no criminal liability for offering bribes and no effective regulations on political donations.

Thompson Chau/Myanmar Times: https://www.mmtimes.com/news/anti-corruption-drive-dodges-political-donations-and-criminal-liability.html

 

Right to Information in Asia Pacific: How 11 Countries Perform on SDG 16.10 (Resource).  This regional report serves as a reference document, providing a broad overview of why right to information matters, where it stands in a range of countries in the region and what our key recommendations are.

Transparency International: https://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/publication/right_to_information_in_asia_pacific

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