A Texas State Representative and a mayoral candidate for the city of Dallas said in a statement Monday he will file a sweeping anti-corruption bill in the wake of the latest Dallas bribery scandal involving a city official and a real estate developer.
Critics say Australia’s proposed new public corruption-fighting agency is too weak to get the job done, and would actually “shield parliamentarians and public servants” from scrutiny.
In a continuation of its recent corruption sweep, Saudi Arabia amended an anti-corruption law on Tuesday, removing a 60-day statute of limitations for investigating allegations against current or former ministers, Reuters reported.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday signed into law controversial amendments to legislation that will require anti-corruption NGOs, journalists and activists to publicly declare their income and assets.
Accused of involvement in stealing billions from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, Prime Minister Najib Razak did what autocratic leaders around the world do when scandal is in the air. He cleared house.
Bulgarian president Rosen Plevneliev said on Monday that the energy sector is the country’s most susceptible to corrupt practices during the Twelfth Anti-Corruption Policy Forum, held by the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD).
Macedonia’s EU accession process is at critical stage after “one of the worst political crises since 2001”, the Progress Report for 2015 prepared by the European Commission says.
Bulgaria’s National Assembly has shot down a piece of legislation that would help fight corruption at the country’s highest level upon a first reading of the bill.
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