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Australian university urged to sever ties with Sarawak’s elite

By Tue, Jan 27, 2015 10:52AM UTC Comments Off

A top conservation group based in Tasmania is urging the University of Adelaide to dissociate itself from the ruling elite of Sarawak after a book exposed the corruption behind the destruction of tropical rainforests of Sarawak in the province of Borneo, Malaysia....

Jailed Indian politician released on bail

By Sun, Oct 19, 2014 6:37PM UTC 0 Comment

Southern India's powerful politician Jayaram Jayalalitha has been released on bail after being convicted and sentenced to four years for corruption....

India’s top court names Mudgal to head IPL probe

By Sat, May 17, 2014 9:03AM UTC 0 Comment

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Supreme Court has ordered a thorough investigation into corruption in the Indian Premier League, including the role of suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India president Narainswami Srinivasan. The court asked Justice Mukul Mudgal to conduct an in-depth investigation after an initial probe by a three-member team headed by...

Polls suggest economic performance trumps corruption in the eyes of voters

By Wed, Jan 01, 2014 9:50AM UTC 0 Comment

Veera in an op-ed in the Bangkok Post on December 20: Democracy, for the people, is not about a few minutes of exercising their right at the polling booth, which will return the same old incompetent or corrupt politicians to the parliament and then into the government. The Thai people are sick of this vicious...

Indonesia losing the fight against corruption

By Fri, Jul 12, 2013 11:58AM UTC 0 Comment

Transparency International says Jakarta’s down for the count writes Asia Sentinel Indonesia, which fought its way painfully up from near the bottom of the ranks of the world’s most corrupt countries, appears to be falling back again, raising concerns for international investors as well as its own citizens. Transparency International, the NGO that monitors global...