Philippines corruption unrest / Multinationals compliance difficulty / Viet Nam's regulatory environment

Ex-rebels now governing Philippines' volatile Bangsamoro region vow 'new jihad' on corruption.  "Our enemy during this struggle is not the soldiers. Our enemy is not the government," Murad Ebrahim said in a speech after taking leadership of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority as interim chief minister. He said he and his men would wage a new jihad, or holy war, against corruption and mismanagement.

South China Morning Post:


Tackling local compliance in an increasingly globalised world.  Participants in a recent survey, with almost 40% of senior legal and compliance professionals polled across the AsiaPacific region (APAC), cited changing local and global regulatory requirements as major challenges confronting their organisations.

Leon Mao/


Accelerating Vietnam's path to prosperity (Blog).  "Private investors are challenged by complicated legal and regulatory environments and rigid risk sharing arrangements between public and private sector. A more open and clear investment environment would help expand Vietnam's infrastructure portfolio, and much is being done."

Makhtar Diop/World Bank:

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