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Myanmar Rohingya minority battered by persecution and corruption

Image courtesy of VOA via YoutubePresident Obama will be in Myanmar later this week for the East Asia Summit. A story Thursday by Jane Perlez of the New York Times reminded the president and the rest of the world about the plight of Myanmar's one million Rohingya people and their victimization by corrupt police and immigration officials.

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JP Morgan ex-China chief arrested in Hong Kong

The former head of investment banking in China at JP Morgan Chase has been arrested by Hong Kong’s anti-corruption agency, according to reports.

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World Bank combats corruption -- but questions linger about process

As the financier of development projects around the globe, the World Bank has been a leader in the effort to eradicate poverty through lending.

It also has elicited questions from the defense bar in America, which is concerned about its investigations of corruption, as the Bank does not need to follow any nation's rules of criminal procedure nor recognize the American concept of due process.

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Report: Cash, booze and drugs buy India votes

2014 General Election MapElection officials in India since March have seized $36 million in cash, about 700,000 gallons of alcohol, and 220 pounds of heroin intended to buy votes for the ongoing 2014 election.

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Top Aussie regulator defends anti-bribery enforcement record

Greg Medcraft, the chairman of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (roughly equivalent to the SEC), spoke to an AmCham crowd last week in Sydney about enforcement of Australia's foreign anti-bribery law.

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What the ‘hukou’ is going on in China?

Gong Aiai was sentenced last week in a Shaanxi Province court to three years in prison for buying more than 20 properties with forged ‘hukou’ and identity cards under the names Gong Xianxia and Gong Aiai.

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