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Singapore: Singapore must stay corruption-free to progress: PM Lee
Jun 06, 2017 08:00 pm

Singapore’s progress depends on keeping the country clean and corruption-free, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (June 6). While the courts, government, civil servants and the police must maintain the highest levels of professionalism and integrity, the public…

Uganda: Corruption stifling investment in Uganda’s mining sector – rights group
Jun 06, 2017 07:30 pm

Widespread corruption at the Ugandan government’s mines department, including using bribes to secure licences, is stifling investment in the sector and eroding benefits for Ugandans, a human rights group said on Monday. London-based Global Witness said it had conducted an…

Slovakia: Thousands of Slovaks protest corruption, demand ouster of interior minister
Jun 06, 2017 07:00 pm

Thousands of Slovaks rallied in Bratislava on Monday to protest against corruption and demand the resignation of the interior minister over his ties with a developer under investigation for tax fraud. The protesters, chanting “Kalinak, resign” and “Leave our state…

India: Six-month time to probe corruption cases, government amends rules
Jun 06, 2017 06:30 pm

Changing an over 50-year-old rule, the government has set a deadline of six months to complete probe in corruption cases involving its employees. The decision has been taken to speed up the investigation in such cases, most of them pending…

Mexico: Mexico seeks extradition of yet another ex-governor facing criminal charges
Jun 06, 2017 06:00 pm

Mexican authorities moved Monday to extradite an ex-governor on corruption charges, making him the eighth former Mexican governor facing criminal charges or already convicted. Roberto Borge, who served from 2011 to 2016 as governor of the state of Quintana Roo,…

Tunisia: Tunisia’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed warns no one safe in anti-graft ‘war’
Jun 06, 2017 05:30 pm

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed was reported on Sunday as saying no one in the North African country involved in corruption would emerge unscathed in his government’s “war” on graft. Corruption was widespread in Tunisia under longtime president Zine El…

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