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Beijing targets bank executives' perks in anti-corruption drive
Thursday, 22 November 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

The mainland will ban executives from state-owned banks and financial companies from spending extravagantly on cars and houses, state news agency Xinhua said, in Beijing's latest effort to clamp down on corruption and official waste.

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Transparency International - What stops women reporting corruption? (blog)
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

When asked whether corruption is a problem for women, I immediately think about the women in a local hospital who were being charged US$ 5 every time they screamed while giving birth.

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Former PM of Croatia jailed for corruption
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

The former Croatian prime minister has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for taking bribes from two foreign companies, becoming the highest state official to be convicted of corruption in the future European Union member state.

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Montreal group hacks away at corruption one spreadsheet at a time
Sunday, 18 November 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

MONTREAL — Armed with little more than their laptops and a trove of government records, a small army of activists in Montreal has dedicated itself to tackling the city’s corruption troubles.

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Google transparency report 2012: find out what the world's governments want to know about you
Sunday, 18 November 2012 , Written by « CISA »   

More and more governments around the world are either asking Google to remove content - or tell them who its users are. Google's transparency report is the guide to how the governments of the world are interacting with the web giant in 2012. And it's an alarming picture.

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