Corruption

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Name: Corruption
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Indian government launches crackdown on corruption in public health system

The Indian government has ordered a review of all public hospital operations as part a crackdown on corruption and malpractice in the healthcare sector. The Indian government has ordered a review of all public hospital operations as part of the new administration's ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

After Shunting Out Anti-Corruption Official, Minister to Fight Graft

File photo: Union Health Minister Harsh VardhanNew Delhi :  Days after the government shunted out an anti-corruption official from the country's premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMs, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today vowed ... [Published NDTV - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Other Voices: Corruption an enduring habit in Illinois

Since our founding as a state, corruption in Illinois has been so commonplace that it is called “The Illinois Way” of doing government business.Our state’s reputation has been sullied and our economy harmed. It is not a matter to be passed off with a ... [Published Pekin Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

Lurid McDonnell trial takes personal turn

08/22/2014 Rachel Maddow reports on the latest from the corruption trial of Bob McDonnell in which the former governor's defense strategy involves besmirching his wife, casting their marriage in a bad light, and making implausible denials about gifts ... [Published MSNBC - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

JDU suspends MLA for six years

Patna, Aug. 22: The JDU cracked down on dissident MLA Rajiv Ranjan, suspending him from the party for six years, a day after the by-elections. “He has been suspended for anti-party activities. Other MLAs have also been warned against publicly issuing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Corruption in Texas

Political corruption knows no boundaries; the ingredients for political corruption are human dishonesty, a source of money to dip into and an office or position of trust to use for nefarious purposes. Call it assassination by grand jury indictment.The ... [Published Porterville Recorder - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Politicians, activists criticise Thein Sein’s address on corruption

Burmese President Thein Sein urged officials on Wednesday to eliminate the endemic corruption that plagues the country’s civic sector during the remainder of his presidential term, state-run media reported this week. According to Mynama Ahlin on Thursday, ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Mahama might not win in 2016 – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says the “bad image” of the Mahama-led administration could prevent the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party from winning in 2016.“It’s most unfortunate but the image of both the government and the party [National ... [Published Citifmonline - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 5 reports

McDonnell expected to discuss his marriage today

Defense attorneys say they will ask former Gov. Bob McDonnell about his marriage today on his second day of testimony at the McDonnells' corruption trial in U.S. District Court in Richmond.The trial is in its fourth week and 19th day. ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Fighting corruption is a way to commemorate Deng Xiaoping: paper

Fighting corruption is a way to commemorate Deng Xiaoping: paperContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BEIJING, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- As the nation observes the 110th anniversary of the birth of Deng Xiaoping, one newspaper called for the people to champion Deng's ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Corruption a 'disease and sin': PM

Terming corruption as a "disease and sin", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government was committed to banishing it from the country."Corruption has destroyed the country... For some, it has become a way of life. This disease has to be banished, ... [Published Siasat Daily - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 5 reports

Cognac Makers Are Feeling the Hangover from China’s Corruption Crackdown

Worldwide sales of cognac dipped in 2013 after several years of heady increases, according to new industry data. The culprit? China’s ongoing battle on corruption. ... [Published WSJ.com: China Real Time Report - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Corruption, China

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In a statement, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber said "[t]he complaint filed contains serious new allegations of fraud, deceit, and corruption by Oracle. "
"The decline in the oil production forced the authorities to import fuels by more than $1.3 billion by June" the report added
The LIA says that Leinada provided no service except to process the alleged bribes. "The payments were purportedly for advisory support, including around structuring the transactions, though the legal papers highlight that the descriptions of the services provided were deliberately opaque and inconsistent" the fund alleges. Where the claims lead to from here remains to be seen but the outcome is unlikely to make up for Libya’s woeful use of its funds
He alleged Vardhan had been using the issue of CVC's approval as an excuse. "Didn't the minister weaken the institution of Medical Council of India and CBI by overturning their decision to have major penalty proceedings against a senior AIIMS doctor who was accused of having accepted lodging, boarding and other hospitality from a college she went to inspect?"

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Soccer refereeing investigation goes into final... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - 4 hours ago]
A judicial probe into alleged corruption in Greek soccer is entering its final phase, with 11 top officials due to give depositions to Court of First Instance deputy prosecutor Aristidis Koreas on September 15.Koreas gave the officials, four from the ...
When to police political behavior [Published The Moderate Voice - 5 hours ago]
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Charges dropped for 50 media activists [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 8 hours ago]
A case filed against more than 50 journalists in mid-July for a demonstration demanding greater media freedoms has been dropped, according to Rangoon’s Kamayut Township police. The journalists had previously been identified, questioned and charged with ...
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