1MDB history syllabus / Alibaba chief case / Mongolia PM stays

1MDB to be included in schools' history syllabus: Malaysia's Education Minister.  "I will make sure that 1MDB and how some leaders robbed the nation will be included in the history books so that future generations will not make the same mistake," said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.

The Straits Times: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/1mdb-to-be-included-in-schools-history-syllabus-malaysias-education-minister

 

Chief at Alibaba video site Youku steps down amid corruption probe.  The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s video streaming service, Youku, has abruptly stepped down amid a wider Alibaba executives reshuffle, and is believed to be talking to Chinese authorities as part of a potential corruption case, the company said.

Cate Cadell/Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-sandberg/facebook-board-backs-sandbergs-request-to-initiate-research-into-soros-idUSKBN1O42LB

 

Mongolia’s PM has kept his job, but the country is reeling from fraud and political turmoil.  Prime Minister Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh survived a vote of no confidence following a scandal involving parliamentarians, cabinet members, and other high-ranking officials who channelled more than US$1 million in government funds to their family and friends – but now the PM must juggle party and opposition interests to retain power and fulfil new promises to fight corruption.

Aubrey Menarndt and Boldsaikhan Sambuu/South China Morning Post:https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2176588/mongolias-pm-has-kept-his-job-country-reeling-fraud-and-political

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