India political risk / Effective corruption battles / Malaysia circular leaked
If political risk of using CBI, ED is so high, why would BJP do it? (Opinion). “The answer is two-fold: A signal of authoritarian control, to scare off opponents…It wants to shift the onus back onto the idea that it is the incorruptible party amongst the corrupt.”
Pratap Bhanu Mehta/The Indian Express: https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/politics-of-anti-corruption-5574581/
Battle corruption more effectively (Editorial). Asia News Network papers commend recent efforts to tackle corruption, and call for more. Here are excerpts from Malaysia and Indonesia.
The Straits Times: https://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/battle-corruption-more-effectively
Hanafiah questions how graft cases circular was leaked. Malaysia’s Solicitor General III Datuk Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria has questioned how an internal email circular instructing the Deputy Public Prosecutors (DPP) to object to the postponement of several high profile corruption cases was leaked.