April 11, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
The Turkish Constitutional Court on Friday struck down parts of a controversial law that increased Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's control over the judicial system. Amid protests over suspected government corruption and violence inside parliament, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) ...[read more]
March 20, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Thailand's anti-graft commission indicted Senate President Nikom Wairatpanij for alleged wrongdoing when he ended the debate on a bill to amend the Thai constitution even though members still wanted to discuss the bill further. Wairatpanij has been accused of malfeasance for not being neutral ...[read more]
March 9, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
On Sunday the Oman Court of First Instance sentenced the former executive of Galfar Engineering and Contracting, Muhammad Ali, to 15 years in prison and a fine of 1.7 million Omani rials for conviction in five cases of graft. A similar sentence along with a smaller fine was given to Ali's deputy ...[read more]
March 1, 2014
by Matthew Pomy
Turkey's main opposition party, the Republican People's Party (CHP), asked the nation's high court on Friday to overturn a newly enacted law granting parliament greater control over the judiciary. The CHP claims the law is an attempt by the controlling party to avoid the consequences of the ...[read more]
January 7, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) ruled on Tuesday that the actions of 308 members of Parliament in trying to promote the passing of a bill were illegal. The bill in question would make Thailand's upper house of Parliament an all-elected body. The ruling will result in further ...[read more]
January 2, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday signed into law a landmark anti-graft bill passed by parliament in December. The new law creates a corruption ombudsman with extensive power to prosecute politicians and civil servants to create a "bribe-free India." The bill was approved by ...[read more]
December 26, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday named ten new members of his cabinet following the resignation of three members under investigation for graft. Nine of the ten new cabinet ministers are members of the ruling party, the Justice and Development Party (AKP). Erdogan picked ...[read more]
December 1, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection on Sunday announced plans to investigate Dai Chunning, deputy general manager of the state-owned China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure). According to media sources the investigation stems from Chunning's alleged connection ...[read more]
October 14, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court on Monday reopened five cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari. While president, Zardari had been immune from prosecution, but when Zardari stepped down on September 5 and Mamnoon Hussain became Pakistan's president, Zardari lost that ...[read more]
September 17, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Philippine Justice Department on Monday filed graft charges against nearly 40 current and former government officials and a prominent businesswoman for allegedly misappropriating millions of dollars in governments funds intended for the poor. Chief prosecutors assert that, between 2007 and ...[read more]

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