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    1. December 11, 2014

      Venezuela loses faith in socialist government

      The mural above Ana Caona’s head in the gritty Caracas slum known as 23rd of January is no ordinary depiction of the Last...

    2. December 7, 2014

      Companies’ defences against corruption still inadequate

      More than a third of multinational companies still have inadequate defences against corruption, more than three years after...

    1. December 3, 2014

      China slips in Transparency International corruption index

      Corruption in China has worsened dramatically over the past year despite a vicious two-year campaign by the ruling Communist...

    2. November 21, 2014

      City Insider: Sir Mike Jackson, g7enius idea?

      Sir Mike Jackson: g7enius idea? The British military is going digital on the field of battle. For the first time, troops...

    3. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2014

      Ukraine election: shaping up for an anti-corruption drive

      The results of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine give president Petro Poroshenko and the potential members of a...

    4. October 26, 2014

      South Korea under pressure to pass anti-corruption bill

      The good times may be over for South Korea’s civil servants, as they closely watch the fate of a new anti-graft bill....

    5. October 10, 2014

      Corruption crusaders warn against meddling in Saudi bribery probe

      Anti-corruption campaigners have warned the UK government against political interference in an investigation into alleged...

    6. September 24, 2014

      Why corruption is a messy business

      On some maps of the world, most of the countries of Asia, along with many of those in Africa and Latin America, are coloured...

    7. beyondbrics

      August 11, 2014

      How to stabilise Ukraine’s economy? Fight corruption

      In the past few decades, Ukraine has become one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. Many who protested against the...

    8. July 31, 2014

      Tax haven buyers set off property alarm in England and Wales

      At least £122bn of property in England and Wales is held through companies in offshore tax havens where ownership is...

    9. May 18, 2014

      EU cuts size of mission to monitor Egyptian election

      The EU has drastically scaled back a plan to monitor Egypt’s forthcoming presidential election in a further blow to the...

    10. beyondbrics

      April 24, 2014

      Guest post: corruption rampant a year after Bangladesh factory collapse

      By Iftekhar Zaman, Transparency International, Bangladesh One year ago today, three thousand garment workers started a...

    11. December 22, 2013

      Insider takes on fight against corruption in Libya

      A large sum of money allocated to a Libyan embassy in Asia has gone missing and Tariq al Walid, the Libyan finance...

    12. beyondbrics

      December 4, 2013

      Poland looking good in education and corruption rankings

      Poland has the EU’s best growth record in the last five years, but there is a growing awareness that keeping growth high is...

    13. beyondbrics

      December 3, 2013

      Hungary on the upswing but corruption remains a problem [updated with government response]

      Hungary has been pumping out the positive spin on economic news for over a year now. Back then it was surely premature, but...

    14. beyondbrics

      November 8, 2013

      Should South Korea still be an emerging market?

      Developed? The MSCI, the US company from which beyondbrics gets its definition of an emerging market, today issued revisions...

    15. October 22, 2013

      Political parties in Bangladesh clash over election process

      Khaleda Zia, leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist party, has rejected government proposals on how to run the...

    16. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2013

      EM transparency scorecard (part 1): must try harder

      When it comes to big EM companies and reporting standards, there is a lot to be desired. That’s the conclusion of a new...

    17. August 26, 2013

      South Africa: Killed for crying foul

      Nkululeko Gwala always said that he would rather take a bullet than run. On the day he died, the normally jovial...

    18. July 22, 2013

      GSK’s mea kinda culpa is a first step to redemption

      GlaxoSmithKline is wise to admit that staff may have broken Chinese bribery laws. When big companies stonewall during a...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 12, 2013

      Taiwan: bribery report hits nerve

      When Transparency International reported this week that a third of Taiwanese said they paid a bribe last year to get...

    20. beyondbrics

      July 7, 2013

      Week ahead, July 8 - 12

      Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria visits China as Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan departs; the UN Security Council is busy debating...

    21. June 10, 2013

      Fight against Mideast corruption at risk, warns anti-graft group

      Efforts to fight the corruption that contributed to uprisings throughout the Arab world two years ago may be falling by the...

    22. May 8, 2013

      Anwar supporters hold protest over Malaysia election result

      Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, led tens of thousands of supporters in a protest rally on Wednesday evening...

    23. March 14, 2013

      China’s new president in corruption battle

      The sales director for a supplier to Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive is close to despair. She has been selling parts for 20...

    24. February 17, 2013

      Beating bribery in global business

      Forty governments are signatories to the anti-bribery convention adopted in 1997 by the Paris-based OECD. To this day it...

    25. February 7, 2013

      Venezuela rivals trade blows on corruption

      The Venezuelan government has accelerated a mud-slinging campaign to discredit the opposition, accusing it of corruption, as...

    26. February 6, 2013

      Report cites military corruption in MENA

      Two years after revolutions raised hopes for political change, the armed forces of Middle East and North African nations...

    27. beyondbrics

      January 25, 2013

      Davos 2013: tackling corruption the unconventional way

      How do you tackle corruption? To that age-old question, Rahul Bajaj, the Indian billionaire businessman, has some...

    28. beyondbrics

      December 6, 2012

      Corruption: a globalisation of risk

      embed1 Reading this week’s Transparency International report into corruption it’s easy to conclude that most of the problems...

    29. beyondbrics

      December 5, 2012

      Anti-corruption laws - help or hindrance to economic growth?

      Transparency International’s corruption perceptions index provides an annual league table on who’s up and who’s down in...

    30. FT Alphaville

      December 5, 2012

      And the most corrupt EU state is...

      Greece, apparently. Closely followed by Italy. Those are the conclusions by Transparency International in their latest...

    31. December 5, 2012

      China’s ranking in corruption index slips

      China has slipped down Transparency International’s annual corruption index, highlighting the challenges facing the...

    32. November 15, 2012

      EADS launches external ethics audit

      EADS, the pan-European aerospace and defence company, has launched an external assessment of its compliance systems after...

    33. November 1, 2012

      Monti turns to fight against corruption

      Item on the prosecution’s list of evidence – one severed goat’s head with tongue protruding. This calling card was left by...

    34. October 30, 2012

      Brazil gripped by anti-corruption battle

      Normally, live coverage of events in Brazil is reserved for football matches. But in recent weeks, the law professors at the...

    35. October 4, 2012

      BAE tops EADS in anti-corruption study

      BAE Systems, Europe’s biggest defence company, appears to do more to prevent corruption than EADS, the aerospace company...

    36. October 2, 2012

      Georgia’s milestone

      Two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Georgia has passed an important milestone in its journey towards...

    37. September 19, 2012

      Kremlin crackdown hits NGOs’ funding

      The electoral watchdog Golos, or “Voice”, got its first taste of the changing political winds in Russia late last year when...

    38. July 15, 2012

      Oil and gas has highest bribery rate

      The oil and gas industry was subject to the most prosecutions for bribery and graft in the UK of any sector over the past...

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