Japanese company ex-chief / Indonesia traces assets / Hong Kong rail scandal
Macron tells Abe he is worried about Carlos Ghosn's time in prison. The French president’s comment on the ex-Nissan chief’s detention since Ghosn was indicted for allegedly understating his income at Nissan and transferring personal trading losses to the carmaker.
Indonesia takes steps to trace stolen assets hidden abroad. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has revealed that after several years of delay, Indonesia and Switzerland will soon ratify a Mutual Legal Assistance agreement which will make it possible to trace illegal financial activities between Indonesian and Swiss financial institutions.
Ahmad Novindri Aji Sukma/Asia Times: http://www.atimes.com/indonesia-takes-steps-to-trace-stolen-assets-hidden-abroad
Hong Kong’s Hung Hom station is safe and building must go on, award-winning engineer Mike Glover tells inquiry into scandal. An award-winning engineering expert has called on Hong Kong authorities to allow the expansion of Hung Hom station to continue despite a construction corruption scandal, telling an inquiry that the building is safe.
Cannix Yau/South China Morning Post: https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/transport/article/2182596/hong-kongs-hung-hom-station-safe-and-building-must-go-award