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  1. HK firms linked to Mongolian corruption case

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode An associate of former Mongolian president Nambar Enkhbayar who was jailed along with him for corruption earlier this month may have funnelled government funds at the centre of the court case through two Hong Kong companies. The associate, Jambal Myagmarjargal, is the sole director of the two companies. Mongolia's anti-corruption force alleges that Enkhbayar ordered ...

  2. Singapore's self-image as corruption-free state on trial

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lifestyle- these cases figure among the recent spate of corruption arrests that have come to dominate the headlines in Singapore. Even for a place known for being among the most corruption ... of scandals? The most obvious inference is that authorities are serious about keeping Singapore corruption-free. Indeed, the back-to-back arrests suggest its corruption officials are working overtime. ...

  3. Corrupt cadres fled with 800b yuan

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com As many as 18,000 corrupt mainland officials may have fled the country with as much as 800 billion yuan in ill-gotten gains in less than two ... the perpetrators' main routes of escape, money-laundering methods and the risks they posed to the country. Hong Kong has been widely used as a springboard for corrupt officials to flee to Commonwealth ...

  4. Corruption takes shine off dazzling growth

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... the growing corruption that threatens to undo all these achievements. The country has been mired in a series of scandals that has taken a lot of the sheen off its 'shining India' image, ... as the economy booms, new and larger avenues of corruption are surfacing, with figures now running into billions of dollars. The president of the ruling Congress, Sonia Gandhi, acknowledged this fact ...

  5. Inequalities and corruption at root of violence

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... only Han Chinese- people feel they have been left behind economically and are angry over the widening income gap, rampant corruption and widespread social injustices. ...

  6. Power, sex and money: the recipe for corruption

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Judging from the high-level corruption cases that have come to light recently, power, money and sex have become the three-legged fixture of officialdom on the mainland. This has given rise to the popular saying that behind every dirty business tycoon there are corrupt high-level officials acting as his protectors and co-conspirators; and behind every arrested ...

  7. 'Punters from Asia corrupting the game'

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... staking huge sums to rig fixtures and corrupting players and referees. 'Betting is a big danger in football. If you bet big money, then this can lead to corruption- and that is very dangerous ... investigation,' he said yesterday. 'I am not against betting but we need to protect players and referees and others in the game from corruption.' When asked how his presidency could better ...

  8. Anwar's corruption conviction could cost him his honorary title

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overturned Mr Anwar's conviction and nine-year sentence for sodomy. But the same court rejected an appeal to further review his corruption conviction, which accused him of abusing power to cover ...

  9. All eyes on 'Age of Compliance'

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daleena Samara Growth and stricter enforcement of anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation in the United States and Europe, and the rapid expansion of multinational corporations in Asia, are fuelling the global demand for senior legal and compliance professionals in the corporate sector. In the process, the profession is being transformed. 'With the Foreign Corrupt ...

  10. China offers hope for Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... despite hundreds of billions of dollars spent on aid and military operations. Rampant corruption and a Taliban insurgency that seems certain to continue regardless of foreign troops have led ... schedules are mostly on track, there is concern whether they will be able to effectively fight the Taliban on their own. Donors recognise that corruption has slashed as much as 20 per cent off ...




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