Korean overseas bribery / Malaysia pushes on / Iran president's brother

Hyundai admits bribing Indonesian politician for power plant construction.  A spokesman at Hyundai's headquarters in Seoul said it gave a large sum of money to Cirebon Regent Sunjaya Purwadisastra through a broker to calm protesting residents in the area over the construction of a coal-fired power plant project in West Java.

Jung Min-ho/The Korea Times: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/tech/2019/05/693_268175.html

 

Dr M: Pakatan will continue to combat corruption despite decline in support.  Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the Pakatan Harapan government will continue with the agenda to combat corruption, despite the decline in public support for the government and himself.

The Star: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/04/30/dr-m-pakatan-will-continue-to-combat-corruption-despite-decline-in-support/

 

Iran sentences president's brother to prison for corruption.  “A court in Iran has sentenced President Hassan Rouhani's younger brother, who vows to appeal, to an unspecified jail term in a corruption case that supporters of the Iranian leader allege is politically motivated.”

Aljazeera: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/iran-sentences-president-brother-prison-corruption-190504193657584.html

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