Mongolia SME fund / Singapore business bribes / Malaysia logging contracts
A scandal in Mongolia: heads roll in government after US$1.3m SME fund embezzlement. Mongolia’s anti-corruption authority is investigating reports that senior government officials and parliamentarians channelled more than US$1 million in government money to their families and friends, with one minister resigning and another expected to step down soon.
Khaliun Bayartsogt/South China Morning Post: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2171965/scandal-mongolia-heads-roll-government-after-us13m-sme-fund
Town council GM graft trial: Company director told business partner not to keep receipts of KTV sessions. A Singaporean company director on trial for alleged bribery had told his business partner not to keep any receipts of the drinking and karaoke sessions that he took a town council's former general manager to.
Former Sabah chief minister Musa Aman charged with 35 counts of corruption. Former Sabah chief minister was charged with 35 counts of corruption involving about US$63 million - the charges were related to logging contracts in Sabah wherein he allegedly received bribes in exchange for offering timber concessions in the east Malaysian state.