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Tanintharyi Chief Minister Arrested on Bribery, Corruption Charges.  —Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw was arrested on bribery and corruption charges for awarding improper construction contracts in Dawei, according to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)

San Yamin Aung/The Irrawaddy:


Make it transparent.  Bangladesh’s Centre for Policy Dialogue urged the government to discontinue the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Act immediately, calling on the energy and power sector to shift its activities from the emergency management initiated in the early 2010s to market-led management, reducing the lack of transparency, accountability, efficiency, irregularities and corruption.

The Daily Star:


Big Bang’s Seungri retires amid sex, drug and corruption scandal.  Allegations surrounding the K-Pop star Seungri include suspicion of drug use at Burning Sun, the nightclub where the singer had been an executive director, where club officials were also directed to procure sexual favors and bribed the police. 

Yoo Min-Sik/The Star:

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