From: Ethical Alliance Daily News - 4 Jan 2017

Hong Kong: Ex-Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang pleads not guilty to bribery charges
Jan 04, 2017 08:00 pm
Hong Kong’s former leader Donald Tsang, who ended his term in disgrace after accepting favours from tycoons, pleaded not guilty to bribery charges on Tuesday (Jan 3) at his high-profile corruption trial. Tsang, 72, held the leadership post of chief...
Switzerland’s reputation as a secretive tax haven looks set to end following the introduction of rules over sharing bank account data. The International Convention on the Automatic Exchange of Banking Information (AEOI) entered into force on January 1, pulling Switzerland...
A top Egyptian government official has killed himself in jail after being arrested in connection with a corruption investigation, reports say. Wael Shalaby was a former secretary general of Egypt’s administrative courts system. He resigned on Saturday, a day before...
The chairman of China’s Ying Kou Port Group, Gao Baoyu, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for accepting around 26.8 million yuan (3.13 million pounds) in bribes, said the official Xinhua news agency on Saturday. The verdict, handed down...
Greece’s justice minister on Tuesday promised a “swift and thorough” investigation into suspected corruption by civil servants and Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis. Stavos Kontonis ordered an inquiry after “denunciations concerning bribes paid to functionaries by Novartis” appeared in the press,...
The business community, industry players, civil servants and Bukit Aman will give their full cooperation to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in the war on graft focusing on the civil service. “I have made it clear that corrupt or crooked...

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