The report submitted to Rangoon’s regional assembly highlights the matter of awarding development and construction projects to firms without any requests for tender.
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MP Thura Aung Ko on 23 February voiced concern that the ineffective use of foreign assistance and a reliance on international loans puts Burma at risk of falling further into[…]
Residents in Myaungmya are demanding an investigation into corruption among hospital staff, that includes extortion, misuse of medical supplies, and denying patients treatment.
Corporate secrecy is endemic in Burma’s oil and gas sector, according to a new survey by London-based NGO Global Witness. The group surveyed all of the 47 companies awarded oil[…]
DVB’s special investigative documentary exposes how court procedures are manipulated using false evidence and documents. We follow one case and one woman who is using the courts to falsely claim ownership of two plots of land.
Corruption is the top concern for businesses and investors in Burma, according to a survey commissioned by the UN, OECD and UMFCCI. About 20 percent of over 3,000 firms identified[…]
Burma’s Ministry of Immigration and Population has refuted claims that official census enumerators have demanded money from families as they were counted. In a statement, the ministry asserted that there[…]
Hla Htay, a former government administrator in Pwintbyu, Magwe Division, has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of embezzlement. State-run media reported the decision by Minbu[…]
Burma’s Anti-Corruption Commission has officially been formed, chaired by retired army general Mya Win, with former ambassador Tin Oo serving as secretary, according to an ordered signed by President Thein[…]
Nominations for the Anti-Corruption Commission have been submitted to the Burmese parliament for approval. The Commission will involve 15 members, five of whom are appointed by the president, with another[…]
Parliamentary speaker says salaries for civil servants should be brought into line with those prior to 1962 to rout widespread graft
Major scam that involved two dictators, Maldivian oil and Burmese crony companies may shed light on the island nation’s mid-2000s heroin explosion
Five police commanders sacked, some without pension, after police intelligence levels charges of corruption and bribery
Oct 15, 2009 (DVB), Two senior judges and one legal advisor in Burma's northeastern Shan state have been sacked after government officials accused them of corruption in a drugs trial,[…]
Apr 29, 2009 (DVB), A new system that gives lower-ranking army soldiers a weekly allowance equivalent to around eight cups of rice could cause an exodus from the army and[…]
Jan 23, 2009 (DVB), The chairman of Htantalan township Peace and Development Council in Chin state has been sacked after being accused of corruption by the local Union Solidarity and[…]
Oct 7, 2008 (DVB), Authorities in Meikhtila have provoked anger among local business owners by cracking down on those who buy electricity illegally while the military officers who supply them[…]
Aug 28, 2008 (DVB), A National League for Democracy member who has reported on government corruption cases in the past has been sentenced to 13 months' imprisonment on charges of[…]
May 20, 2008 (DVB), Despite the Burmese military regime's claims that anyone found to have misappropriated aid intended for cyclone victims will be punished, investigations into allegations of corruption have[…]