Malaysia NACP dialogue / Indonesia KPK commentary / Thailand-China railway accountability

GIACC discussing National Anti-Corruption Plan with state governments - Abu Kassim.  The National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) is working with state governments on the implementation of National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP); so far, they have had six dialogue sessions with six state governments.

New Straits Times: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2019/04/482774/giacc-discussing-national-anti-corruption-plan-state-governments-abu

 

How the (Once) Most Corrupt Country in the World Got Clean(er) (Commentary).  “What else can the KPK teach? Nugroho pointed to three factors that make his organization more effective than many others. First, its independence…Second, its extraordinary powers…The third element is KPK’s willingness to go after targets across the political spectrum.”

Jonah Blank/The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/05/lessons-indonesia-fighting-corruption/588358/

 

Rail deals must have accountability (Opinion).  The lack of transparency and public accountability surrounding the Thailand and China rail plan is likely to pose future questions and problems for a huge infrastructure project Thailand can use, but according to whose terms its people must be the main beneficiary.”

Thitinan Pongsudhirak/Bangkok Post: https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1671068/rail-deals-must-have-accountability

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