• Спецпроекты
  • Weather forecast
    • Exchange Rates
    • 427.06
    • 523
    • 5.6
  • SEND YOUR NEWS TO US WhatsApp +7 (777) 001 44 99

site.news_by_theme Corruption

©Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Nearly 17,000 punished in China over 'frugality' rules: Xinhua

Nearly 17,000 people have been punished for flouting the Chinese Communist Party's "frugality" guidelines, state media said Monday, in the latest sign of efforts to clamp down on corruption.

Nearly 17,000 punished in China over 'frugality' rules: Xinhua
©Reuters/Jon Woo
China official suspended over $115,000 pig trotter tab

A Chinese Communist Party official has been suspended after running up unpaid bills of $115,000 at a speciality pig trotter restaurant.

China official suspended over $115,000 pig trotter tab
Ji Jianye. Photo courtesy of wantchinatimes.com
Mayor of Chinese city of Nanjing fired for corruption

The mayor of the Chinese city of Nanjing has been removed from his post for corruption, state media said Saturday, the latest official to fall foul of a crackdown on graft.

Mayor of Chinese city of Nanjing fired for corruption
©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan joins International Anti-Corruption Academy agreement

Kazakhstan has joined the IACA by signing the Agreement for the Establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy as an International Organization.

Kazakhstan joins International Anti-Corruption Academy agreement
Venezuela debates special powers for Maduro
Venezuela debates special powers for Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro pressed lawmakers Tuesday for special powers to fight corruption, in a move his rivals fear will lead to them being persecuted for political purposes.

Venezuela debates special powers for Maduro
China official sacked for extravagant wedding: media
China official sacked for extravagant wedding: media

A low-ranking official in Beijing was sacked for hosting a lavish wedding banquet, Chinese state media said, becoming the latest target of a high-profile official crackdown on corruption and waste.

China official sacked for extravagant wedding: media
Bo trial shows obedience is the goal for Beijing: analysts
Bo trial shows obedience is the goal for Beijing: analysts

The conviction of disgraced top politician Bo Xilai was less about eradicating ubiquitous corruption in China and more about warning Communist Party cadres to stay loyal to the new leadership or suffer the consequences.

Bo trial shows obedience is the goal for Beijing: analysts
Photo courtesy of torange-fr.com
China graft fight goes higher, and more political

China's anti-corruption campaign is ensnaring ever more senior figures, with speculation now swirling about the powerful former security tsar.

China graft fight goes higher, and more political
Brazil's top diplomat resigns over row with Bolivia
Brazil's top diplomat resigns over row with Bolivia

Brazil's foreign minister resigned Monday over soaring tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.

Brazil's top diplomat resigns over row with Bolivia
Bo claims to wear 50-year-old underwear at trial
Bo claims to wear 50-year-old underwear at trial

Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai attempted to counter accounts of his family's luxury lifestyle Monday by telling his corruption trial his underwear was five decades old.

Bo claims to wear 50-year-old underwear at trial
Bo's crimes 'extremely serious': China prosecutors
Bo's crimes 'extremely serious': China prosecutors

The crimes of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai were "extremely serious", prosecutors said Monday as his bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power trial began moving into its final stages.

Bo's crimes 'extremely serious': China prosecutors
Facebook rallies thousands to Philippines graft protest
Facebook rallies thousands to Philippines graft protest

Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Manila park on Monday to protest against embedded corruption in the Philippine political system after a rallying call on Facebook and Twitter.

Facebook rallies thousands to Philippines graft protest
Even stupid Chinese officials don't discuss graft by phone: Bo
Even stupid Chinese officials don't discuss graft by phone: Bo

Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai Saturday launched a scathing attack on a key witness in his corruption trial, saying even the most stupid official knows not to discuss bribery where they can be overheard.

Even stupid Chinese officials don't discuss graft by phone: Bo
Egypt court orders Mubarak freed as Islamists detained
Egypt court orders Mubarak freed as Islamists detained

An Egyptian court ordered ex-president Hosni Mubarak freed while he stands trial accused of corruption and killing protesters.

Egypt court orders Mubarak freed as Islamists detained
Photo courtesy of topnews.in
Indonesia anti-graft body arrests energy watchdog chief

Indonesia's anti-corruption agency has arrested the head of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator over allegations of bribery.

Indonesia anti-graft body arrests energy watchdog chief
Lawmakers to grill Spain PM on corruption scandal
Lawmakers to grill Spain PM on corruption scandal

Lawmakers will grill Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday demanding he explain himself over a corruption scandal that has sparked calls for him to quit.

Lawmakers to grill Spain PM on corruption scandal
Photo courtesy of dreamstime.com
US 'concerned' over detention of Chinese lawyer

The United States on Thursday called on China to release a human rights lawyer who has campaigned against government corruption.

US 'concerned' over detention of Chinese lawyer
Spanish PM refuses to resign in corruption scandal
Spanish PM refuses to resign in corruption scandal

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to resign over a corruption scandal rocking his government as it fights to rescue the eurozone's fourth-biggest economy from an economic crisis.

Spanish PM refuses to resign in corruption scandal
Funeral of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Russia to issue verdict in trial of late Magnitsky

A Russian court is expected to convict a dead man on Thursday, completing the posthumous trial of whistleblowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Russia to issue verdict in trial of late Magnitsky
Photo courtesy of nnm.ru
Scepticism over corrupt China minister's punishment

China's Communist authorities are touting a suspended death sentence for an ex-minister as proof new leaders are serious about their avowed corruption crackdown.

Scepticism over corrupt China minister's punishment