Lawyer alleges 11-billion-kyat improvement project was never approved by regional parliament
Dropping of first investigation led to arrests of Yangon attorney general and other law officers on suspicion of corruption
The Anti-Corruption Commission has stepped up its activities, but the Constitution shields defense services personnel from its investigations.
Malaysian anti-graft investigators questioned Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, for nearly 13 hours over a corruption investigation at state fund 1MDB.
After the unprecedented intervention of President U Win Myint and arrests of six top officials for corruption, the murder case will resume at Yangon Eastern District Court.
Ethnic regions should not be a dumping ground for civil servants who abuse their positions, they say.
The agency deserves praise for opening bribery cases against the Yangon attorney general and five other officials, but this is just the beginning of its fight.
Police investigating a scandal question more than 50 people who received payments from a sum of $972 million that entered the personal bank account of former PM Najib Razak.
Anti-Corruption Commission says officials, including judge, took over 70 million kyats from father of suspect to drop investigation.
Vaguely worded, century-old law criminalizes news gathering and leaves journalists open to official abuse, say media, legal and rights activists.
Country ranks 14th out of 15 in Asia-Pacific; weak judiciary, corrupt legislature among main reasons, says World Justice Project’s 2017-18 report.
Legal barriers have halted the investigation into some 900 acres of land allegedly acquired illegally by former President U Thein Sein and his cabinet members.
A deputy director-general with the Construction Ministry was pensioned off after an investigative body found above-market prices were paid for maintenance work in Parliament.
Many in legal community say if the Aung Yell Htwe case is allowed to proceed, the probe needs to go back to square one.
U Win Myint confronts region’s leadership with false documents, says he’s not looking for sugar-coated information