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Malaysia intensifies anti-corruption combat

World

Malaysia intensifies anti-corruption combat

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has published monthly income declarations of many parliamentarians, following Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s request to prevent corruption, The Star newspaper reported on November 2.

Vietnam’s Auditor General becomes ASOSAI Chairman

Politics

Vietnam’s Auditor General becomes ASOSAI Chairman

Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) Ho Duc Phoc received the chairmanship of the Asian Organisation for Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) from Malaysia at the first plenary session of the 14th ASOSAI Assembly in Hanoi on September 19.

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

World

Indonesia tightens security ahead of IMF-WB meeting

Police in Bali island of Indonesia have tightened security against infiltration of terrorists to the island, where the next annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) will take place in October this year.

Vietnam commits to fighting money laundering

Society

Vietnam commits to fighting money laundering

The 2015 penal code includes revised articles and supplements to fight money laundering, said Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a workshop in the central city of Da Nang on July 9.

Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak

World

Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malaysian authorities arrested their former Prime Minister Najib Razak on July 3, and they are set to charge him for his involvement at the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in the loss of billions of US dollars the following day.

Russian naval ships visit Philippines

World

Russian naval ships visit Philippines

The Russian Navy's anti-submarine ships Admiral Tributs and Admiral Vinogradov, and mid-size sea tanker Pechenga docked in Manila on June 9 for a six-day friendly visit to the Philippines.