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Cooperation, Lack of Accountability Biggest Challenges for Anti-Graft Body, Says Chairman

YANGON— Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman U Aung Kyi told the Union Parliament on Monday that an unwillingness to cooperate, as well as a lack of accountability and transparency, are the commission’s biggest challenges. “To effectively prevent internal corruption, it depends on the efforts of 200 heads of governmental departments and enterprises across the country,” he said, […]

Investment Agency Says Business Donations to Government Officials Violate Graft Code

YANGON — The Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) announced on Friday that companies and body corporates are not allowed to donate money either directly or indirectly to ministries or regional government departments, citing the Myanmar Companies Law 2017, to prevent corruption between government bodies and private companies. U Aung Naing Oo, director general […]

Corruption Prevention Units to be formed in government departments

The Anti-Corruption Commission is planning to form Corruption Prevention Units (CPU) in government departments to prevent corruption, said U Aung Kyi, Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission at the Anti-Corruption Declaration Ceremony, held at the UMFCCI office yesterday. The commission will conduct three activities to prevent corruption: the forming of CPUs, drawing up codes of conduct […]