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Chinese Court sentences former banker to death for accepting $151 million bribe: Report

Beijing: A Chinese court has sentenced Bai Tianhui, the former general manager of China Huarong International Holdings (CHIH), to death for accepting bribes amounting to USD 151 million, media reported.

Vietnamese real estate tycoon Truong My Lan sentenced to death in country's biggest corruption scandal

Ho Chi Minh City: A top Vietnamese real estate mogul was sentenced to death on Thursday in one of the largest corruption scandals ever recorded, involving approximately $27 billion in losses, media reports said.

Anti-corruption drive: China fined more than 1 lakh people

Beijing: China has fined more than 1,11,000 people under corruption charges in the first quarter of 2023 after they received nearly 776,000 petitions and reports, media reports said.

Stamping out corruption can give SDGs $3 trillion boost

New York: Corruption and its staggering costs have hobbled sustainable development in all countries, but fresh efforts are making inroads, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Tuesday at a special meeting to tackle the scourge and give the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development a much-needed boost.

Nigerian court sentences two Chinese nationals to three years in prison on corruption charges

Abuja: A Nigerian court has sentenced two Chinese nationals to three years in prison for alleged corruption charges.

Argentine VP Cristina Fernandez sentenced to six years in jail for corruption

Buenos Aires/UNI: Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been sentenced to six years in jail for corruption and a lifetime ban from holding public office.

Tackling corruption, important step for ‘inclusive, sustainable development’

New York: Corruption spreads through societies and erodes people’s trust in leaders and institutions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told an anti-corruption conference on Monday, stressing that “greed over need, harms us all”.

Pakistan's anti-graft body claims to have solid evidence of money laundering by high-profile people

Islamabad/IBNS: Pakistan's anti-graft body, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), has claimed it has concrete evidence of money laundering of billions of rupees using fake accounts by notable personalities, according to media reports.

UN hails new anti-corruption network, as ‘important step’ to build trust, promote justice

New York: With factors contributing to transnational corruption becoming increasingly complex, the UN launched an initiative on Thursday to “empower all countries” to find practical solutions and better tools to track, investigate and prosecute the scourge.

We won’t allow corruption to continue unchecked: UN Assembly president

New York: The effects of corruption are “detrimental to all of society”, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Wednesday during the first day of a special session convened to galvanize political will to fight the scourge.

Corruption represents ‘ultimate betrayal’ of public trust: Guterres

New York: Corruption is not only a crime but immoral and the “ultimate betrayal” of public trust, the UN Secretary-General has said, calling on everyone to work together and stamp out the global scourge, in all its forms.

Corruption and tax-dodging ‘rampant’, urgent reforms needed: UN panel

New York: Tax abuse, money laundering and corruption, plague the global financial system, a high-level UN panel reported on Thursday, launching an interim report that underscores the need for urgent reforms to achieve the 2030 Global Goals (SDGs).

Anti-corruption efforts stagnating in G7 countries: 2019 CPI

New York/IBNS: More than two-thirds of countries – along with many of the world’s most advanced economies – are stagnating or showing signs of backsliding in their anti-corruption efforts, according to the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International.

Corruption thwarts attempts to build a better world and ‘must be fought by all, for all’

New York/IBNS: As we enter a decade of ambitious action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), stepping up efforts to eradicate corruption and promote good governance is “essential…to deliver on our global pledge to leave no one behind”, the UN anti-crime chief has said.

Israel’s Netanyahu charged with bribery, fraud, breach of trust - Reports

Tel Aviv/Sputnik/UNI: Israeli chief prosecutor Avichai Mandelblit on Thursday indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, media reported.