Courtesy: Ethical Alliance Newsletter

Ethical Alliance Daily News 

China: “Red notice” fugitive stands trial for embezzlement, accepting bribes
Aug 01, 2017 08:00 pm

Once China’s most wanted fugitive, Yang Xiuzhu, who fled China in 2003, stood trial for embezzlement and taking bribes on Friday (July 28 2017). According to the trial held at Hangzhou Intermediate People’s Court in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, from…

Ukraine: Ukraine finance minister denies tax evasion after probe launched
Aug 01, 2017 07:30 pm

Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk denied on Monday an accusation of tax evasion from a lawmaker that has led to an investigation by prosecutors. Danylyuk, a former investment manager who has also served as a deputy head of President Petro…

Australia: Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities
Aug 01, 2017 07:00 pm

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules. Greens leader Richard Di Natale has written to the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption asking…

Vietnam: Vietnam proposes firing vice minister amid corruption crackdown
Aug 01, 2017 06:30 pm

Vietnam’s ruling Communist party said on Monday that a former executive of electricity firm Dien Quang Lamp should be sacked from her current position as a vice-trade minister as it continues a crackdown on corruption. Public defamation and dismissal of…

Malawi: Malawi issues arrest warrant for former president over graft scandal
Aug 01, 2017 06:00 pm

Malawi has issued an arrest warrant for its former President Joyce Banda over alleged abuse of office and money laundering offences over a two-year period when she was in office, a police spokesman said on Monday. Banda’s spokesman denied any…

Indonesia: Sabu Raijua regent jailed for graft
Aug 01, 2017 05:30 pm

The Surabaya Corruption Court in East Java has found Marthen Dira Tome, the regent of Sabu Raijua in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), guilty of corruption surrounding the disbursement of education funds amounting to Rp 77 billion (US$5.78 million) in 2007,…