OGP agenda proposals / China Shaanxi official / Myanmar commerce ministry

Co-Create the 6th OGP Global Summit Agenda (Call for proposals).  The 6th Open Government Partnership Global Summit to be held in Ottawa, Canada 29-31 May 2019 is now receiving ideas for topics, speakers and sessions until 6 February 2019.

Open Government Partnership: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/stories/co-create-6th-ogp-global-summit-agenda

 

China corruption watchdog’s big catch Zhao Zhengyong linked to string of scandals.  Anti-corruption enforcers in China have caught their highest ranking “tiger” – as crooked senior officials are known – so far this year, with the arrest of a former Communist Party chief in the scandal-ridden northwest province of Shaanxi.

William Zheng and Nectar Gan/South China Morning Post: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2182398/big-catch-china-corruption-watchdog-zhao-zhengyong-linked-string

 

Commerce Ministry Director General Dismissal Not Over Corruption.  Myanmar’s Deputy Commerce Minister U Aung Htoo clarified that the dismissal of a director-general from his ministry on the orders of President U Win Myint was not connected with corruption despite the rumors.

Htet Naing Zaw/ The Irrawaddy: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/commerce-ministry-director-general-dismissal-not-corruption.html

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