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Last updated: 09/22/11 at 06:12 PM
Corporation Bank chief denies corruption chargesLivemintIn the recent past, several corruption charges have been made against commercial bankers by various investigative agencies. In November, during the so called bribes-for-loans scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested eight senior officials ...and more »
Root out corruption from the system, cries northeastTimes of IndiaSHILLONG: At a time when the nation, led by Anna Hazare, has risen up as one against the scourge of corruption, it is important to point out that viewing corruption in isolation from the prevailing system that gives rise to this menace would be missing ...Rally for Anna in AizawlZee Newsall 3 news articles »
...Apollinaire Mupiganyi, Transparency Rwanda’s Executive Secretary. TR calls on the Government to raise awareness on this form of corruption, encourage women to report, define a safe structure to report (such as a specialized office within the Office of the...
The Express TribuneAnti-graft protest is a historic moment: Anupam KherTimes of IndiaMUMBAI: Bollywood and theatre actor Anupam Kher, who has nearly 400 films and 100 plays to his credit, has extended his support to Anna Hazare in his fight against corruption. Condemning the veteran social activist's arrest, Kher said, ...Crusade against corruptionThe Express TribuneAnna Hazare: new age Gandhi or media-fed megalomaniac?Hindustan TimesWhat lies behind the crackdown on India's Anna Hazare?The GuardianDaily Bhaskar -Daily News & Analysis -Evening Standardall 92 news articles »
Cambodian Anti-Corruption Drive Creates Headache for Western FirmsVoice of AmericaThursday, 18 August 2011 Cambodian Anti-Corruption Drive Creates Headache for Western Firms Robert Carmichael, VOA | Phnom Penh "It is a major issue for business because theoretically if any business pays them, they are liable to face criminal charges ...and more »
al.com (blog)Government Doesn't Give Cost Of Corruption Trial; Taxpayers ReactWNCFThe prosecution in the statehouse corruption trial is preparing for a retrial, possibly as early as October 3rd. Out of nine defendants, two were acquitted, but the jury was deadlocked on charges of alleged vote buying and selling ...2012 trial date discussed for bingo corruption caseDothan EagleDefense attorneys want potential bingo trial jurors home for the holidaysExaminer.comall 34 news articles »
CBC.caAnna's fight stirs interest in China's netizensThe HinduSocial activist Anna Hazare's fight against corruption and the protests in India this week have stirred interest among China's vibrant online community, winning praise from netizens whose ire is often directed at corruption in officialdom. ...Corruption-weary Indians support activist's fastThe Associated PressIndians hunger for end to government corruptionSydney Morning HeraldThousands Rally Behind Indian Activist's Anti-Graft CampaignVoice of AmericaCNN -Times of India -Washington Postall 6,651 news articles »
ReutersCorruption scandals in Brazil may signal push for better governmentChristian Science MonitorEven before this latest resignation, the faxina (cleaning) of corruption jeopardized congressional support, particularly because most revelations fell on the heads of parties within the PT's coalition. The latest resignation puts into question the ...Brazilian Agriculture Minister Rossi Resigns After Corruption AllegationsBloombergBrazil Agriculture Minister Resigns, Replacement NamedWall Street Journal (blog)Dilma sheds ministers like bananasFinancial Times (blog)People's Daily Online -Brazzil.com -BBC Newsall 184 news articles »
Times LIVEbusinessman plans fast against corruptionThe Express TribuneBy Reuters Akhtar says he hopes he will draw enough attention to the issue that an anti-corruption bill will be introduced in the National Assembly. PHOTO: FILE The protest by Jahangir Akhtar, an Islamabad businessman who has fasted before to draw ...Pakistani activist plans fast against corruptionArab NewsPakistani activist plans hunger strike against corruptionDAWN.comAnna fever may grip Pakistan too: dailyHindustan TimesEconomic Times -Wall Street Journal (blog) -allvoicesall 32 news articles »
...are most affected by corruption, it was their duty to support Anna's movement. "Small traders are the worst suffers of corruption. From sales tax to income tax, we have to suffer for corruption. So, it is our duty to register our support for a corrupt-free...
Times of India
International Business TimesHow does corruption rank with global economies?CNN International (blog)(CNN) – With people in the streets of India in support of graft-buster Anna Hazare, where does India rank among the world's major economies in terms of corruption? Moreover, is there a correlation between strong economies and good transparency? ...India corruption: Hundreds held over Hazare protestThe Progress ReportAnna Hazare: One-Sixth of India's GDP Lost to CorruptionInternational Business TimesA 'moral' spring in India and ChinaChristian Science MonitorHindustan Times -Daily Bhaskarall 6 news articles »
Reuters AfricaBlatter “knows Fifa reforms are needed”swissinfo.chThe report by the global anti-corruption watchdog published on Tuesday urges detailed reforms such as independent investigations into past corruption allegations and an independent stakeholder group to oversee probes and changes. ...Transparency International Pushes FIFA Reform PlanWall Street Journal (blog)Corruption watchdog urges FIFA to reformAFPFIFA President Urged to Start Process of Radical Governance ReformsWorld Football InsiderFox News -Reuters Canada -Monsters and Critics.comall 289 news articles »
...and bureaucrats is at stake. What is more dreadful is that the people can no longer rely on the judiciary too. The dream of a corruption-free nation has gradually turned into a nightmare. Corruption has become a way of life with the common people as well as...
...in ministries to make them more operational and effective. Government and international donors created the project to curb the corruption scourge in the country. Copyright © 2011 Cameroon Tribune. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media...
...misusing public funds. Campaigning for re-election, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her government's fight against corruption has helped restore investor confidence in a country still recovering from 14 years of conflict. “We are showing the world that...
Voice of America
...in corruption, rendering it ineffective. The watchdog said many Sadc countries were not sincerely signing and ratifying anti-corruption instruments, but only did so to mislead donors into giving resources. To stem out corruption, the report suggested that...
...fighting corruption except the corrupt? No great political and social compromises are necessary here. Everyone is against corruption and, therefore, campaigns against it are relatively painless. Corruption is unifying. A campaign against corruption draws...
Times of India
Beijing to close thousands of lobbying officesWashington PostAP BEIJING -- China is hoping to close thousands of local government lobbying offices in Beijing to cut down on waste and corruption, official media ...Beijing to close thousands of liaison officesChina DailyProviding 'the link'People's Daily Onlineall 29 news articles »
KERASecond Round Of Jury Selection in Corruption TrialKERAAttorneys in the second Dallas City Hall corruption trial will question a new panel of potential jurors today. KERA's BJ Austin says a jury was seated last ...and more »
Nickles promises to root out overtime corruption in D.C. public worksWashington ExaminerNickles said he's committed to rooting out corruption in overtime because, in his years litigating against the city, DC agencies often ran over their ...and more »
The Jersey Journal - NJ.comFirst trial set to begin in NJ corruption probeWashington PostWith the first trial in New Jersey's largest ever corruption probe set to begin, the public finally will get to see Solomon Dwek in action: a government ...Jersey Journal front and back page news: Monday January 25NJ.comJersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini, a former burlesque queen, starts trial ...The Jersey Journal - NJ.comReport: ex-deputy mayor was 'Hope Diamond, burlesque queen' in '50s and '60sThe Hudson Reporterall 146 news articles »
NC Democrats must again overcome corruption rapNews & ObserverLast week's indictment of corruption charges against Ruffin Poole, a close aide to former Gov. Mike Easley, however, comes when Democrats lack the ...and more »
Boston GlobeFBI probe of Pa. coal country corruption snares judges, public officials ...Los Angeles TimesThe ongoing federal corruption probe has sent tremors through an insular political culture where graft, patronage and nepotism have been accepted practice ...Corruption Rampant In Pennsylvania Coal CountryNPRRestorations go beyond buildingWilkes Barre Times-Leaderall 242 news articles »
CNNCampaign finance Supreme Court decision: Justices blind to the corruption of cashThe Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)... brief maintained, "makes corporate political activity inherently more likely than individual advocacy to cause quid quo pro corruption. ...Court's campaign-financing decision endangers democracyThe News JournalThe Management Empowerment DecsionHuffington Post (blog)The Supreme Paradox: When the Court Overrides CongressAtlantic Online (blog)St. George Daily Spectrum -Huffington Post (blog)all 2,092 news articles »
NJ.comJersey City official, a former burlesque queen, faces corruption chargesThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comPhoto courtesy of The Burlesque Hall of FameDeputy Jersey City Mayor Leona Beldini, now 74, is soon to go on trial for political corruption. ...Jersey City official is sentenced to prison, first in NJ corruption stingNJ.comEx-Jersey City council candidate sentenced to 18 monthsNorthJersey.comCatrillo draws 18 months in prison, $4000 fine for role in Jersey City corruptionThe Jersey Journal - NJ.comThe Hudson Reporter -Huffington Post (blog)all 171 news articles »
Corruption, profiteering rage under AhmadinejadSan Francisco ChronicleThey are standing astride a river of cash that flows up to them, nonstop, in one of the most corrupt states in the world. Religion is important, power is ...and more »
New York TimesDoes Corporate Money Lead to Political Corruption?New York TimesAdvocates of those rules argue that they rein in corruption and increase public trust in government. But after more than three decades, has the system made ...and more »
KARACHI - The Enquiries and Anti-Corruption Establishment Department of Sindh has admitted that financial corruption was still being practiced in Sindh government as presently the department has no powers to initiate inquiry and open cases.
...need to look at these reports and develop government policies, procedures and programmes that will bring less bureaucracy and corruption. Mohiburahman Iqbal, Kabul The UN and the EU are giving support to the local barbaric warlords. We Afghans want the UN...
...Kemp, tells RFE/RL that corruption is a major impediment to improving security, development, and governance in Afghanistan. "Corruption is not only a crime in itself, it's a lubricant for other forms of organized crime, like drug trafficking," Kemp says. "But...
...a corruption prevention unit. But the unit reports to the head of its commercial services division - where most of the alleged corruption has taken place - rather than directly to the board or the chief executive, which experts say would be the case in the...
Sydney Morning Herald
...that have led to tainted Chinese products being exported around the world. The announcement was part of a package of anti-corruption measures issued by Communist Party leaders following a three-day meeting, China Daily said. The fight against corruption is...
...prosecuted such a case nor has any real commitment to such prosecutions. It is ironic that the key players in fighting public corruption, the taxpayers, are often perceived by our legislators as being unwilling to pay for such investigations and prosecutions....
Bangalore: Much has been made of the fact that Bihar has been an economic outperformer in the last five years. This is attributed to improved governance that has coincided with the regime of chief minister Nitish Kumar. Bihar now joins Gujarat at the
...the same offence: throwing a housewarming party for 1000 guests and accepting money. The line between ordinary business and corruption in China can seem rather arbitrary. A Horizon Research Consultancy survey of 1350 people in Chinese cities said this week...
Sydney Morning Herald
...is a contributing blogger for Worldfocus. He writes about how West African presidents are taking the lead in the fight against corruption. The presidents of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana are raising the bar for the continent by declaring publicly their commitment...
Thirteen NY Public Television
... The article delves into internal political and civil corruption in Africa, exposing it as the primary factor in African corruption. With specific cases pointed out, iit exhibits how the corrupt ways paralyze the poor. At present there is nothing worse than...
...contribute to reduce corruption by firstly stopping the evil within ourselves and persisting not to fall into the traps of corruption. In her ending post, she appeals: “The nationals must feel sad about this ranking of Cambodia as such– or we can say, “Who...
Global Voices Online
...be served). By Resolution 58/4 of October 31, 2003, the UN General Assembly designated December 9 as the International Anti-Corruption Day. This decision aimed to raise peoples awareness of corruption and of the role of the United Nations Convention against...
Joseph T. Hepp: We need to stamp out greed and corruptionBattle Creek EnquirerGreed breeds corruption, which hurts people at all levels of our society, particularly the poor. Corruption is rampant in our country and throughout most of ...and more »
71 new fast track courts to fight corruptionTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: The government has sanctioned 71 new fast-track courts to speed up the war against corruption, according to the Central Bureau of Investigation ...and more »
guardian.co.ukCorruption rules in Saudi jailsguardian.co.ukBefore I checked out from my cell I couldn't resist the temptation of leaving my own mark on the wall: "Corruption Rules. OK!and more »
Sydney Morning HeraldNSW corruption claims: ICAC should 'break down doors'ABC OnlineBefore his death, Michael McGurk claimed to have made a tape allegedly implicating Labor politicians in corruption. (AAP: Mick Tsikas (file photo)) The New ...Michael McGurk 'owed millions' before murderMelbourne Herald SunPolice handed damning tape after McGurk killingThe AgePolice refuse to confirm Michael McGurk tapeThe AustralianDaily Telegraph -NEWS.com.au -ABC Onlineall 182 news articles »
New Zealand HeraldGreen Valley drug corruption arrest hits homeArizona Daily StarI barely looked up yesterday when I heard a retired customs agent had been arrested on drug corruption charges. The only thing noteworthy about it to me was ...Former top ICE agent arrested in drug-smuggling, corruption caseArizona Republicall 212 news articles »
Telegraph.co.ukEU Official: Afghan Aid Must Be Spent More WiselyFOXNewsInternational donors have been stepping up demands that Afghanistan confront pervasive corruption in government, while sending as much as $1 billion to the ...EU foreign ministers seek to revamp aid plan for AfghanistanTaipei TimesGen. Confirms Afghan Civilians WoundedCBS NewsEU piles pressure on next Afghan government, regrets bombing - SummaryEarthtimes (press release)Clarksville Onlineall 2,879 news articles »
MiamiHerald.comCorruption crackdown by FBI's GilliesSt. Louis Business JournalThe local FBI office has active investigations in four of five areas of public corruption: legislative, law enforcement, contracting, regulatory and ...Gillies leaving FBI St. Louis officeBizjournals.comJohn V. Gillies Named Special Agent in Charge of Miami DivisionFBI Press Room (press release)Miami gets new FBI chiefMiamiHerald.comall 23 news articles »
At long last, Dallas City Hall corruption trial nears final daysDallas Morning NewsThe interminable Dallas City Hall public corruption trial is grinding its way to a titillating halt. Hill's attorney, Ray Jackson, said he expects the trial ...Defendant Hill Testifies in City Hall Corruption Trial33 KDAF-TVKey Defendant in Corruption Trial Back on StandKERADon Hill, chief target in Dallas City Hall corruption trial, takes ...Dallas Morning NewsDallas Morning News -Dallas Morning News -Dallas Morning Newsall 51 news articles »
Baltimore SunJohn Paterakis pleads guilty in Baltimore City Hall corruption probeBizjournals.com... guilty Friday afternoon to campaign finance violations and will cooperate with state prosecutors in their continuing probe of corruption at City Hall. ...Paterakis' deal: talk about a sentence fitting the crimeBaltimore SunPaterakis pleads guilty; will pay $26000 in finesBaltimore Sunall 17 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesFormer Israeli PM Olmert indicted for corruptionWashington PostJERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was indicted on Sunday over corruption scandals that forced him to resign last year. ...Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert indicted on corruption chargesLos Angeles TimesFormer Israeli PM Olmert Indicted on Corruption ChargesVoice of AmericaEx-Israeli leader Olmert charged in corruption probeCNN InternationalWall Street Journal -Bloomberg -Telegraph.co.ukall 591 news articles »
Reason.tv's Nick Gillespie recently sat down with Michela Wrong, author of It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower, a riveting and deeply disturbing account of John Githongo's tenure as Kenya's anti-corruption czar. Githongo made the mistake of taking his job title seriously—and quickly had to flee his homeland with evidence of wide-scale graft and tribal discrimination that has crippled Kenya since independence. The author of I Didn't Do It For You: How the World Betrayed ...