All posts tagged "corruption"

  • Malaysian civil service needs whistleblowing policy, says former law chief

    A former Malaysian chief justice has called on the country’s government to introduce a whistleblowing policy for the civil service. Speaking at an event held by the National Institute of

    • Posted September 17, 2018
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  • Third of civil servants struggling to justify wealth in corruption probe

    Around 30% of Kenyan civil servants have been unable to explain the source of their wealth in an audit ordered by the government. The figure was revealed by head of

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • The Power of Blockchain

    “Blockchain sounds a bit like magic,” says Mark MacDonald. “It isn’t magic, but if you are interested in addressing foundational business, information management and accountability and transparency challenges, we think

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Kenyan corruption threatens to “engulf” the state, auditor warns

    Kenya’s auditor general has warned that the basic function of the state is under threat by rampant and coordinated corruption. The dire prediction by Edward Ouko follows a series of

    • Posted July 22, 2018
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  • Thousands of civil servants sacked in Turkey

    More than 18,000 Turkish public employees have been dismissed by a government decree, ahead of the inauguration of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a reshaped presidential role with significant new powers. Erdoğan,

    • Posted July 12, 2018
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  • Rising corruption costs Australia up to 4% of GDP, says think tank

    Australia’s slide down a global corruption ranking has cut the size of its economy by up to AUD$72.3bn (US$57bn), a Canberra think-tank has claimed. The country’s latest GDP figures could

    • Posted January 14, 2018
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  • Nigeria’s top civil servant sacked after corruption probe

    Nigeria’s highest-ranking civil servant has been sacked following a Senate investigation into alleged corruption in humanitarian aid projects for areas ravaged by terrorist group Boko Haram. President Muhammadu Buhari fired

    • Posted November 14, 2017
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  • China’s civil service exams attract 1.6m entrants

    China’s national civil service exam – or guokao – is set to be fiercely contested this year, after 1.56m job seekers registered by the deadline of Wednesday 8 November. Of

    • Posted November 13, 2017
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  • Tackling the foundations of corruption

    For years, anti-corruption activists have concentrated on improving enforcement and transparency. But critics of this approach argue that more systemic change is required: Gavin O’Toole learns why the ACE programme

    • Posted October 24, 2017
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  • Malaysian anti-corruption agency calls for tough new laws

    Civil servants who lose public money through negligence or unethical practice should face criminal charges, according to a government agency charged with tackling corruption in Malaysia. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission

    • Posted September 11, 2017
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