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  1. How corruption greases the wheels of nascent economies

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Resolutely punishing and effectively preventing corruption bears on popular support for the party and on its very survival, and is therefore a major political ... latest worldwide corruption report, which came out last month. It made similar noises about the dangers of corruption and the important policing role of public institutions. This is a sentiment ...

  2. Corruption worsening and widespread, says premier

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Problem lies with over-concentration of power, he notes Premier Wen Jiabao admitted yesterday that corruption was worsening on the mainland and that over-concentration of power was its root cause. China usually describes corruption as a vice of individual officials, but Mr Wen admitted at yesterday's news conference that it was worsening and was widespread among senior ...

  3. Anti-corruption website overwhelmed

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok An official website dedicated to the government's anti-corruption efforts crashed a day after its debut due to an overwhelming number of hits, state media reported yesterday. The National Bureau of Corruption Prevention website, yfj.gov.cn, was launched on Monday but was inaccessible on Tuesday afternoon, Beijing Youth Daily reported. A representative from ...

  4. Anti-graft body plans to weed out corruption with preventive tactics

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The mainland's new state anti-graft agency plans to 'pull out corruption at its roots' by taking a combative policy approach and co-ordinating the efforts of various disciplinary bodies, its head said yesterday. But it will not have the power to investigate or punish corrupt officials, Xinhua reported yesterday as the first details of the bureau's ...

  5. Bill tackling corruption may slow graft fight, say critics

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar A new anti-corruption bill drafted by a team appointed by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has worried local experts, who say it may slow down the war on graft. Danang Widoyoko, vice-co-ordinator of Indonesia Corruption Watch, warned that, in particular, the bill's intention of closing the Anti-Corruption Court could spell disaster ...

  6. Multinationals caught in web of corruption

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... counterparts by stressing integrity and ethics. But now, the multinational firms have become targets of Beijing's anti-corruption drive alongside domestic companies as increasing commercial ... of the year, up 20 per cent year on year. 'Cases of corrupt practices in multinational companies should not come as a surprise,' consulting firm Apco's mainland managing director Patrick ...

  7. The tide of corruption that never did come in

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... old days when corruption reigned supreme. Most of those who took part in such surveys reckoned graft would have a major resurgence once the British shipped out. Perhaps they were recalling ... was corruption, especially among government officials. Another poll, this one by the British Chamber of Commerce, in May that year, showed an even more pessimistic view prevalent among British ...

  8. Reprieve for Anti-Corruption Court

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Anti-graft experts have welcomed the Indonesian justice ministry's redrafting of its corruption bill, after it dropped initial plans to shut down the anti-graft court. Instead, the bill expands the Anti-Corruption Court and maintains the use of ad hoc judges. The ministry had sought to eliminate both in a draft released this year. The court hears ...

  9. Anti-graft fight to remain centred on corrupt officials

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei When the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate deliver their work reports this afternoon, most interest will focus on corruption. Fighting corruption was a hot topic on the mainland last year and will remain so this year. It is second only to housing prices among top topics of the NPC and CPPCC, a Southern Metropolis News readers' ...

  10. Corruption reports rise in private sector

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Claims of abuse in the private sector made up 61 per cent of all corruption reports last year- the highest proportion since the Independent Commission Against Corruption's inception 33 years ago. ICAC assistant director of operations Ricky Chu Man-kin said 66 per cent of the accused in private-sector cases were professionals or senior company executives. ...




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