Malaysia state committee / Japan automaker scandal / Blockchain for construction

Anti-corruption committee plan to build integrity.  Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said it aims to be the first state to have an anti-corruption committee consisting of representatives from Malaysian Institute of Integrity, MACC and related agencies, as a platform for civil servants to report wrongdoings that could hamper the state’s bid to be clean and transparent.

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Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested in corruption case: Report.  The Japanese automaker said that Ghosn had used company money for personal use and that it had been investigating possible improper practices of Ghosn and Representative Director Greg Kelly for several months.

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Autodesk CEO tips blockchain to cut construction industry corruption.  Andrew Anagnost, the chief executive of global design software giant Autodesk has said he believes the introduction of blockchain technologies will represent a significant opportunity to stem corruption in the construction industry, and reduce the lack of trust between players in the sector.

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