IMF Fiscal Monitor / Korean Air shares / Thailand Election Commission

Fiscal Monitor: Curbing Corruption (Resource).  The IMF’s April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is focused on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption.

International Monetary Fund: https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/FM/Issues/2019/03/18/fiscal-monitor-april-2019

 

Scandal-hit Korean Air chairman dies at 70, shares soar.  Cho Yang-ho, 70, was on trial for corruption and his death comes less than two weeks after he was forced off the board by shareholders amid snowballing scandals surrounding his family members. Following the news of his death, Hanjin KAL shares leaped 24 percent at one point in morning trade in Seoul, while Korean Air Lines opened more than 6 percent higher and other affiliates also rose.

Bangkok Post: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/1658496/scandal-hit-korean-air-chairman-dies-at-70-shares-soar

 

EC allegations going to corruption watchdog.  An activist group plans to petition the Thai National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to launch an investigation into whether election commissioners violated the Constitution and other laws.

The Nation: https://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/politics/30367343

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