Myanmar ACC branches / Malaysia anti-graft assistance / Philippines Road Board

Anti-Corruption Commission to Open Branches in Yangon, Mandalay Next Year.  Replying to a lawmaker’s request for updates on the opening of branch offices, U San Win told lawmakers the agency plans to open offices in states and divisions each year depending on the available budget, in addition to its only one office in Naypyitaw at the moment.

San Yamin Aung/The Irrawaddy: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/anti-corruption-commission-open-branches-yangon-mandalay-next-year.html

 

Fund to assist anti-graft officers affected by risks.   The International Association of Anti-Corruption Au­tho­rities (IAACA) has set up a special Champions Fund to assist anti-corruption officers affected by risks in the line of duty, and Malaysia became the first country to donate RM500,000 (US$120,000) to the fund.

The Star: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/12/12/fund-to-assist-antigraft-officers-affected-by-risks/

 

Palace: Duterte to sign bill scrapping Road Board amid corruption reports.  Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the bill abolishing the Road Board of the Department of Public Works and Highways as soon as he receives it, amid allegations of corruption hurled against the body.

Phil Star: https://www.philstar.com/business/2018/12/18/1878034/palace-says-duterte-sign-bill-scrapping-road-board-amid-corruption-reports

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