Malaysia car inspection / Singapore shell accounts / Nepal CCIA operations

Graft putting unsafe vehicles on the road, says Puspakom man.  A Puspakom officer has alleged that corruption is rife among officers in the mobile service of the vehicle inspection monopoly; the mobile inspectors would take bribes to give the all-clear for vehicles that are not roadworthy – the amount depending on the complexity of the problem with the vehicle.

Minderjeet Kaur/Free Malaysia Today:


Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering.  Valerie Tay, who heads the anti-money laundering department at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said banks had closed accounts of several onshore shell companies over the past year, after detecting unlawful transactions.



Anti-graft body steps up sting operation against corruption.  “According to statistics maintained by [Nepal’s Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority], it arrested at least 41 persons with bribe during sting operations conducted at different places of the country over a period of less than one month of the current fiscal [year].”

The Himalayan Times:

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