Bangladesh civil aviation / Indonesia freezes account / Malaysia SOE ex-GM

Graft plagues civil aviation.  Biman Bangladesh airlines high-ups, including some of its board members, have been misappropriating huge money through irregularities in tender process. On the other hand, some officials of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh accept bribes from contractors, who are “looting money” by building poor-quality towers and boarding bridges, the Anti-Corruption Commission has found.

The Daily Star:


KPK freezes company's bank account in Bakamla graft case.  The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has reportedly frozen the bank account, which contains Rp 60 billion (US$4.25 million), of PT Merial Esa (ME), a company named a graft suspect by the antigraft body in a procurement of sea surveillance satellite systems at the Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla).

The Jakarta Post:


Court upholds sentence of ex-GM of TNB subsidiary for graft.  Malaysia’s High Court has upheld the six-year jail term and RM5.4mil fine imposed on a former general manager of a subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) for accepting bribes in exchange for giving discount on unprocessed copper five years ago.

The Star:

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