Korea sex bribery / Malaysia police complaint / Myanmar development contract

Ex-vice minister summoned for questioning over sex bribery scandal.  Republic of Korea’s Former Vice Justice Minister Kim Hak-eui who retired from public service in 2013 appeared before the prosecution for the first time to undergo questioning with regard to allegations of rape, abuse of power, and accepting bribes in the form of sexual services.

Ock Hyun-ju/The Korea Herald: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20190509000624


IPCMC one step closer to reality after positive talks with cops.  “The Independent Police Complaints Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) looks set to be a reality, following positive discussions between the police and the National Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC).”

Joseph Kaos Jr/The Star: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/05/10/ipcmc-one-step-closer-to-reality-after-positive-talks-with-cop/


Suspicions Raised in Mon State Development Contract.  Min Htin Aung Han, former Mon State minister of electricity, energy and industry, said it was the regional chief minister’s own decision, and not that of State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, to give a 1-billion-kyat ($656,000) road-building contract from the state budget to a private company. He added that giving the project directly to a company does not comply with standard legal procedure, and that, when he brought this up to the chief minister, he was not happy about it.

Lawi Weng/The Irrawaddy: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/suspicions-raised-in-mon-state-development-contract.html


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