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:


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.

Adrian Lim/The Straits Times:


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.

Channel NewsAsia:

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