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S. Korean Lawmakers Mull Tough Anti-corruption Bill

South Korea’s lawmakers are deliberating a bill meant to increase the scope of, and put stronger penalties into, the Asian nation’s anti-corruption laws. The measure, proposed two years ago by Kim Young-ran, then the head of South Korea’s Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission, is meant to shut down corrupt activities that do not directly involve reciprocity - receiving money in return for political and other favors.    The bill, officially introduced in August, came on...

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