Malaysia ex-Cabinet aide / Thailand impeachment drive / Philippines mayor jailed
Former special aide of ex-Cabinet minister jailed, fined for graft. ZailanJauhari, a former special officer to a Malaysian ex-Cabinet minister was sentenced to two years' jail and fined RM400,000 (US$96,300), in default a year's jail, by the Sessions Court here for corruption involving RM80,000 (US$19,250).
Fury over watch scandal ruling prompts impeachment drive. Srisuwan Janya, an activist said he would collect 20,000 signatures to bring an independent impeachment action against the five members of the Thai National Anti-Corruption Commission who voted that Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, the deputy prime minister,did nothing wrong by failing to declare 22 ultra-luxury watches.
Pravit Rojanaphruk/Khaosod English: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2018/12/28/fury-over-watch-scandal-ruling-prompts-recall-drive/
Ex-Bukidnon mayor gets 10 years for graft. Stewart Leonardo, a former mayor of Quezon town in Bukidnon will be spending up to 10 years in prison for using public funds to purchase construction equipment for his personal use.
Elizabeth Marcelo/Phil Star:https://www.philstar.com/nation/2018/12/30/1880835/ex-bukidnon-mayor-gets-10-years-graft