Indonesia president's ally / Myanmar local governments / Nissan governance proposals

Indonesian president's ally faces graft case.   The head of a political party backing Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s bid for a second term has been named by KPK as a suspect in a graft case involving job postings at the Religious Affairs Ministry.

Bangkok Post:


NLD Must Address Local Governments’ Woeful Performances (Opinion).  “In addition to keeping corruption in check, however, the Union government should now consider reviewing the performance of regional governments led by chief ministers across the country, as pubic complaints of incompetence against some state and regional governments have emerged from Kachin State in the north to Tenasserim in the south.”

Kyaw Phyo Tha/The Irrawaddy:


Nissan governance improvement panel to release proposals on March 27.  The committee, formed after former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s arrest in November over alleged financial misdeeds, said it will release governance improvement proposals and hold a news conference on that day.

The Japan Times:

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