Philippine ex-councilor case / 2018 reading list / 1MDB Hollywood testimony

Sandiganbayan refuses to quash graft charge vs ex-Cebu councilor.  The Philippines anti-graft court has refused to quash the graft charge filed against former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Abella Carillo in relation to the anomalous appointment of an administrative aide from 2013 to 2014.

Czarina Nicole Ong/Manila Bulletin: https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/01/07/sandiganbayan-refuses-to-quash-graft-charge-vs-ex-cebu-councilor/

 

2018: Five Great Reads on Corruption (Blog).  “Twenty eighteen produced many fine analyses of corruption and how to fight it.” Find out recommended titles in the link below.

Rick Messick/The Global Anticorruption Blog: https://globalanticorruptionblog.com/2019/01/02/2018-five-great-reads-on-corruption/

 

Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in secret US probe into Malaysian corruption.  Mr DiCaprio is not a suspect in the Department of Justice inquiry, but was said to have had “useful insights” into the Malaysian financier Jho Low, alleged to have stolen billions of dollars from “1MDB”.

The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/05/leonardo-dicaprio-testifies-secret-us-probe-malaysian-corruption/

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