President approves creation of special units to oversee anti-graft effort at the department level
U Aung Kyi said no one could afford to stand on the sidelines in the fight against Myanmar's deep-rooted corruption and that government institutions needed to be more accountable.
The former Irrawaddy Region Chief Minister U Thein Aung allegedly transferred the funds to a foundation before handing power to the new government in early 2016.
Anti-Corruption Commission official testifies the bribe was split among three relatives of Aung Yell Htwe in exchange for dropping the murder case.
Anti-Corruption Commission opens cases against pair, who allegedly demanded more than 10 million kyats from bid-winning companies.
Spokesman warns of legal repercussions if allegations of spending irregularities do not get satisfactory response
Najib Razak was charged with six counts of criminal breach of trust involving govt funds worth more than $1.5 billion, adding to the 32 charges he already faces.
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.