Photo credit: Eduardo Davad Corruption in Duterte’s anti-graft campaigns is making elections in the Philippines important again – even the mid-terms. Filipinos are heading to the polls today, May 13th, for the mid-term elections. Many observers believe the vote will serve as a referendum on President Rodrigo Duterte and the first three years of his… Read More

Image credit: Collective Action Coalition against Corruption By Pana Ratanabanangkoon, Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC) Project Director In Thailand, it is customary for businesses to give gifts to customers, business partners and government officials during the holiday season. Gifts can range in size from a bottle of wine to a car…. Read More

This blog post was originally published by Accountability Lab. Posted on CCTrends with permission. “Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.” – William Gaddis Corruption, defined as exploitation of entrusted power for private benefit is, unfortunately,  prevalent in Pakistan. It can take many forms, including bribery, graft, theft and extortion. In the corporate sector, its… Read More

CIPE’s Michelle Chen, Program Officer in the Asia Region, discusses Xi’s anti-corruption campaign in China on the FCPA blog. Chen focuses on how, when there is not a broader-based rule of law in place, an anti-corruption campaign cannot be effective.  She identifies ways in which China’s anti-corruption campaign has been used to further the regime’s own… Read More

By: Pakistan Representative, Accountability Lab, Fayyaz Yaseen and Executive Director, Accountability Lab, Blair Glencorse. This blog post was originally published by the World Economic Forum then Accountability Lab. Posted on CCTrends with permission. “What kind of Pakistan do we want for our children?”, a civil society activist asked recently. “It has to be an inclusive state which is fair, honest and… Read More

This blog appeared originally on March 4, 2016 on The Global Anti-Corruption Blog. It is re-posted here with permission. by Nayana RenuKumar Corruption in government procurement is a massive problem worldwide, especially in developing countries. In an ideal world, measures to combat procurement corruption would include structural changes that would open up monopolies, break cartels, and enact rational, uniform,… Read More

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