Singapore business bribery / Indian probe protest / Nepal CIAA survey

Two Korean engineers charged for corruption in Singapore.  The two are expected to plead guilty to charges of accepting bribes from another company to further business interests through their employer company.

Channel News Asia:


Indian state chief stages sit-in against Modi over graft probe.  Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal state led a sit-in in a standoff with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government over a corruption investigation she condemned as a vendetta, as political tension rises ahead of a general election.

Subrata Nagchoudhury/Reuters:


Corruption at high level: Political will lacking to control it (Opinion).  According to a survey recently conducted by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), local governments – municipalities and rural municipalities – are among the most corrupt agencies in the country.

Ram Dayal Rakesh/The Himalayan Times:

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