Malaysia corruption inroads / Myanmar road department / Philippines Land Transportation

Corruption making inroads into Pakatan Harapan, warns Anwar.  Anwar Ibrahim, the “prime minister-in-waiting” said that people should not blindly support the Pakatan Harapan ruling coalition, adding that it was imperative for party members to speak out against leaders who had gained sudden wealth.

Channel News Asia:


One Sentenced, One at Large in Mandalay Corruption Case.  As the Department of Rural Road Development distributed the money to vendors, the two individuals charged abused their power by diverting a total of three percent of the costs—or 10.278 million kyats (US$6,660)—to their own pockets, although one still remains at large.

De Hlaing Winn/The Irrawaddy:


LTO-7 moves to rid itself of corrupt practices.  Aside from going after alleged corrupt officials, the Philippine Land Transportation Office-7 is also now actively seeking the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation in endorsing reports and hotline complaints.

Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon/The Freeman:

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