Cronyism

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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite promises to cut out cronyism, coalition has a blemished record

Last year the Department of Arts and Heritage placed public advertisements inviting responses from people who thought themselves suitable to be members of the boards of the State’s major art galleries, museums and cultural institutions, including the ... [Published Irish Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

A recipe for de-VIP-isation

Are those in power willin­g to ‘detox’ themse­lves and give up their perks for a classl­ess Pakist­an?The writer is a health, safety and environment consultant based in KarachiSome three years ago, I received an invitation from an NGO to attend a school ... [Published The Express Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Croynism row leaves Taoiseach tarnished Editorial

LESS than two weeks away from the Budget, the Government remains distracted by a multi-faceted and damaging cronyism controversy. The controversy escalated yesterday, when John McNulty - the failed local election candidate nominated to the Seanad by Taoiseach ... [Published Irish Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenny tries to repair damage from extraordinary controversy

It is not just the previous government that now has a reason to recall September 30th.Six years ago the then government signed the bank guarantee deal that will live long in infamy.The current incumbents chose today to try and reverse out of a couple ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Prentice must face cronyism allegations: Wildrose

The Wildrose has been quick to jump on a new report that allegedly finds ties between Alberta’s new premier, and a company handed lucrative sole-sourced contracts.A leaked document from the auditor general’s office says the Redford government gave a consulting ... [Published QR77.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Minister Ring says the Taoiseach has no questions to answer

Meanwhile a government Minister says the Taoiseach does not have questions to answer over the appointment of his neighbour and local party colleague to a state board.Darragh Loftus was given the job with Solas, after seconding Enda Kenny s nomination ... [Published Ocean FM - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Probe into 1MDB financial misconduct now, says anti-graft group

Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) must begin an immediate inquiry into the troubled sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), an anti-corruption watch group said today. The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) said today the ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Tonic for opposition as Kenny laid low by case of cronies disease

To lose one appointee may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness. Or, to use more political parlance, it looks like an unmerciful cock-up of the highest order. Fine Gael are in a heap. Heads - John McNulty's and Hilary Quinlan's ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Promises made on reforming State board process

Ministers will have to choose all State board appointments from a shortlist provided to them by the public appointments service under new measures agreed by the Government.Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin announced a revised system ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sound Off: Sept. 29

Amy Orlando It's about time that Amy Orlando and her friend, Governor Martinez, are having light shed on the corruption, which they have practiced for years. Horray for you Mr. D'Antonio.Bus station I'm an elderly Las Cruces citizen who has lived here ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cronyism, Lies And Censorship: What Gender Ideologues Bring To Gaming

Note: Part 1 can be found here . By Vincent James: Last month, a corruption scandal in the video games industry began to unfold, addressing suspected collusion between feminist game developers and the journalists who reviewed their ... [Published St George West - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet hoping to draw a line under cronyism row

The Cabinet will be looking to move past tensions over the Seanad cronyism row when it meets again this morning.Also on the agenda will be a proposed referendum on the Constitutional ban on blasphemy.While the EC's probe into the Government's tax dealings ... [Published Roscommon Herald - Sep 30 2014]

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Review (continued) of Zephyr Teachout, "Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United"
"My own standards were let slip and my own sense of integrity and trust did not measure up" he said
"Malaysians have every right to demand accountability, transparency and integrity in the management and operations of 1MDB and the use of its funds… how could things go so wrong after just five years?"

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Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) must begin an immediate inquiry into the troubled sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), an anti-corruption watch group said today.The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) said today the ...
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