BRI anti-corruption cooperation / Malaysia Najib update / Philippines university funds

List of Deliverables of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (Reference).  “The National Commission of Supervision of China signed the MOUs on anti-corruption cooperation with its counterparts of the Philippines and Thailand…[and] China will sponsor the first session of Belt and Road Legal Cooperation Research and Training Program, co-organize a seminar on business integrity and compliance with the World Bank, and hold an anti-corruption seminar for Belt and Road countries.”

Belt and Road Forum:


Malaysia's High Court dismisses Najib's application to strike out charges, corruption trial to go on.  Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali ruled that the charges against Najib were not structured in a way that could mislead or prejudice him to the point he could not put up a proper defence.

The Straits Times:


COA to La Union state university: Explain ‘diverted’ funds.  The Philippines Commission on Audit (COA) asked a state university in La Union to explain the "diversion" of funds worth approximately US$608,000 meant for textbooks and building maintenance to a cash incentives program for officials and employees.


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