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2017/04/27 | Jeffrey Hutton

Coldplay, Ahok and Fixing Jakarta

To make progress in Jakarta, it won’t be enough to simply say: 'I will fix you.'

2016/11/24 | Hsin-Hui Hsu

Do We Need a War on Corruption?

It used to be a question of ‘who will watch the watchdogs?’ Now it is 'what to do when the watchdogs become rabid and out of control?’

2016/10/15 | Malaysiakini

Leo Told to Resign as UN Messenger over Links to Malaysia'a 1MDB

'Leonardo DiCaprio has consistently refused to explain his close personal and financial ties with key persons of the Malaysian 1MDB scandal.'

2017/02/22 | Dong Heng

Whistleblowing in China — A Gamble Few Dare Take

Those who take the risk of speaking out sometimes pay a high price.

2016/10/14 | Malaysiakini

WSJ: Businessman's White House Visit Linked to Malaysia Corruption Scandal

The plot thickens as Malaysia's far-reaching corruption scandal continues to unravel.

2016/11/25 | Hew Wai Weng

Bersih 5 and the Increase of the Malay Discontents

The crowds at Bersih 5 may not have hit previous heights, but their greater ethnic diversity is a positive sign, Hew Wai Weng writes.

2017/02/18 | The Japan Times

A Growing Silence in Russia for Opposition Voices

A Russian court last week convicted Alexei Navalny, the face of the opposition movement in the country, on charges of embezzlement.

2016/10/06 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia's Corruption Watchdog Seizes Cars, Cash, Handbags in Record Bust

In the corruption agency's biggest haul, US$12.8 million was seized from a Sabah company director and his deputy. Authorities also confiscated nine luxury cars and some 94 handbags from the wives of the suspects.

2016/12/06 | Edward White

China’s Secretive Detention System Exposed

In January 2013, Xi, just months after taking office, warned officials that the fight against the endemic corruption in China would be 'long-term, complicated and arduous.'

2017/05/26 | Rebecca Schectman

Malaysia Must Wake Up to Its Human Trafficking Problem

Currently, the Global Slavery Index estimates 128,800 individuals are trapped in modern day slavery in Malaysia. That’s about 0.4% of Malaysia’s total population

2016/12/11 | Teck Chi Wong

Malaysia’s Digital Economy: Can Entrepreneurship Be Unleashed?

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is courting some of the biggest Chinese tech companies in a bid to foster the country’s digital economy, but his own administration’s culture of corruption might prove too much of a drag on innovation, Teck Chi Wong writes.

2017/05/28 | Li Hui

Chinese Writers Capture Voices of the Corrupt

Nonfiction works like ‘Zhui Wen’ are challenging public perceptions of the graft by writing from the perspectives of the perpetrators.

2016/10/11 | Malaysiakini

Singapore Closes Swiss Bank, Fines UBS and DBS in Malaysia Corruption Probe

Singapore's actions against the three banks follow supervisory examinations by its finance regulator into fund flows related to Malaysia's controversial 1MDB.