Senior DWIR officials accused of misusing 537 million kyats of the agency’s budget.
To gain the public’s trust, the Myanmar Police Force must end its culture of impunity through reform from within.
U Than Daing detained in Naypyitaw after anti-graft agency finds he demanded bribes from private sector
Shipping through a third country, teak kingpins work in parallel with the State’s Myanmar Timber Enterprise to get illicit teak to Europe in violation of EU timber regulations.
U Myint Maung, the region's minister of natural resources and environmental conservation, was approved during an emergency session of the local legislature with no objections.
A statement from the President's Office gave no reason for the resignations, but many see a link to the same corruption investigation that has ensnared the chief minister.
The Irrawaddy discusses the Anti-Corruption Commission's recent case against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw, its limits and its potential.
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
Daw Lei Lei Maw charged under Anti-Corruption Law on suspicion of taking bribes, President’s Office says
Investigations show the chief minister allowed a budget of $263,000 for the removal of bushes outside the airport and a number of other incidents of corruption since April 2016.
Three ex-regional chief ministers of Myanmar’s former ruling party who were found to have plundered development funds are still party members.
Home Affairs leads the list among 14 ministries that receive the most public complaints
Daw Lei Lei Maw says she would welcome an official probe into nepotism allegations.
The NLD’s central executive committee has also referred U San Min Aung to the Anti-Corruption Committee over suspicions surrounding his purchase of five vehicles.
Scholar who exposed bogus schools says well-funded gov’t agency’s leader and his family have a longstanding relationship with the two institutions.