Thailand official salary / China ex-Interpol chief / India voluntary retirement

Graft probe: DNP chief gave wife largest pay rise.  The National Anti-Corruption Commission of Thailand ordered disciplinary action against Thanya Nethithammakul, the chief of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) for approving the maximum salary increase for his wife while other officials whose performance was outstanding were rewarded less.

Apinya Wipatayotin/Bangkok Post:  https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1701572/graft-probe-dnp-chief-gave-wife-largest-pay-rise

 

Ex-Interpol chief pleads guilty to corruption: China state media.  Meng Hongwei who has been under investigation since October 2018, around the time his wife reported him mission after he travelled back to China, admits to taking $2.1m in bribes, but some argue that his case is politically motivated.

Al Jazeera: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/interpol-chief-pleads-guilty-bribery-chinese-state-media-190620061312163.html

 

Operation clean-up: VRS for corrupt officials, warns Yogi Adityanath.  In a major clean-up operation, India’s Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said corrupt officials would be forced to take voluntary retirement, in the context of his government's renewed efforts to weed out corruption from the bureaucracy and ensure speedy development and effective implementation of welfare measures.

India Today: https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/operation-clean-up-vrs-for-corrupt-officials-warns-yogi-adityanath-1553122-2019-06-21

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