Showing posts from December, 2015

WSJ - Corruption Currents: Olmert Insists He Didn’t Take Bribes (29 Dec 2015)

WSJ - Corruption Currents: Olmert Insists He Didn’t Take Bribes (29 Dec 2015).

Ethical Alliance Daily News - 30 Dec 2015


[ap-intact] INFO: Indo president inaugurates new anti-graft agency HQ bldg

[Facilitator's note: Thank you to Adhi Setyo Tamtomo, International Cooperation Specialist, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Indonesia, for sharing this information.]

President Joko Widodo inaugurated the new headquarters for the Corruption Eradication Commission, better known as the KPK, in Kuningan, South Jakarta, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015.

Read more in Jakarta Globe.

[ap-intact] INFO: Corruption, tax evasion on the rise, says Pakistan federal board official

Tax evasion and corruption are increasing by the day, according to the head of Pakistan's intelligence and investigation at the Federal Board of Revenue.

More from Irshad Ansari, in The Express Tribune.

[ap-intact] INFO: Coca-Cola Cambodia fights corruption

Since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between The Coca-Cola Company and Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) two years ago, 20 other private companies and one business association have followed suit in the fight against corruption, and encouraging a transparent business culture.

More in The Phnom Penh Post.

[ap-intact] INFO: Database shows details of China's anti-corruption campaign

Using monthly reports made available online by the Chinese Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, China Economic Review has compiled what it describes as a "a unique corruption database" dating back to September of 2013 from which developments and trends in the fight against graft can be studied.

More from Hudson Lockett, in China Economic Review.

[ap-intact] INFO: Malaysia anti-graft agency says 'can't reveal' identity of PM's RM2.6 billion donor

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says the law prevents it from naming the donor of the RM2.6 billion that was deposited into the personal bank account of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

More in The Straits Times.

[ap-intact] INFO: South Korea toughens anti-corruption legislation for officials

South Korea toughened its anti-corruption laws, obliging any public official taking bribes worth more than one million won (some $850) to be removed from office without exception, the country's government said.

More in Sputnik.

Qatar fully behind Arab anti-corruption efforts, official says

HE the Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority Saad bin Ibrahim Al-Mahmoud said that the State of Qatar is fully behind all Arab and International efforts that enhance the rule of law and fight corruption.
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Ethical Alliance Daily News - 28 Dec 2015