UNDP COP begins / Companies overseas bribery / Afghanistan police chief

UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice on Transparency, Accountability, and Anti-Corruption begins tomorrow.  The Asia-Pacific Regional Community of Practice on Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption to be held 11-12 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand will be the first Community of Practice (CoP) convened for this thematic area under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development paradigm.

United Nations Development Programme: http://www.asia-pacific.undp.org/content/rbap/en/home/presscenter/events/2019/anti-corruption_COP2019.html


Exclusive: SEC probes Siemens, GE, Philips in alleged China medical equipment scheme.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Siemens AG, Philips NV and General Electric Co for allegedly using local middlemen to negotiate bribes with Chinese government and hospital officials to sell medical equipment, two U.S. sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Channel News Asia: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/exclusive--sec-probes-siemens--ge--philips-in-alleged-china-medical-equipment-scheme-11595796


New commander takes on corruption "mess" in Afghan police.  “Afghanistan's new police chief Khoshal Sadat has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuses and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by corrupt politicians.

Hamid Shalizi/Yahoo News: https://news.yahoo.com/commander-takes-corruption-mess-afghan-140452887.html

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