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It's Time to Stop Branding Public Works in the Philippines

In a post a few months ago, Matthew noted some challenges involved with education initiatives in the Philippines, where income disparities played a significant role in the success of an anti-vote-buying campaign. 781 more words

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Bribery 'Hits 1.6 Billion People a Year'

A total of 1.6 billion people worldwide – nearly a quarter of the global population – are forced to pay bribes to gain access to everyday public services, according to a new book by academics at the Universities of Birmingham and Strathclyde. 76 more words

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A Bill to Criminalise Bribery! Another Step by Modi Govt Towards a Corruption-free India

After the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government contemplated to amend the law to make bribery — both cash and kind — during elections a cognisable offence, now the Modi government is reportedly said to consider amendments in domestic laws that would criminalise any attempt to bribe.This will include bribing foreign public officials and officials of public international organizations. 50 more words

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OECD Slams France for Lacklustre Bribery & Corruption Enforcement

The Working Group formed by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) has spent years looking into the bribery and corruption enforcement efforts in France. 108 more words

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Bharara Defends Remarks, Handling Of Sheldon Silver Criminal Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — From his use of Twitter to a so-called “perp walk” that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. 491 more words

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Former attorney for desert tribe sentenced

CALIFORNIA – The former general counsel for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery in a construction kickbacks scheme, according to a news release from the tribe. 86 more words

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Former City Councilman Daniel Halloran Gets 10 Years In Prison

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Daniel Halloran, a former New York City councilman who was convicted of helping another politician buy a spot on the 2013 mayoral ballot, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison. 340 more words

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