Mar 7, 2016

China Communist Party punished nearly 300,000 for graft in 2015

China’s Communist Party punished nearly 300,000 of its members last year for corruption, its graft watchdog said amid a wide-ranging crackdown by President Xi Jinping on official malfeasance. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said on its website that 200,000 cadres were given ...

Feb 29, 2016

Indonesia to tighten anti-graft law

Indonesia’s government will back controversial revisions to the law governing its top anti-graft agency, a senior cabinet minister said in a statement on Monday. Lawmakers in parliament have been in discussions to review the authority of the popular Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), proposing revisions ...

Feb 29, 2016

Nigeria removes more than 20,000 ghost workers from salary roll

Nigeria’s finance ministry said Sunday it has saved millions of dollars for the cash-strapped government by removing more than 20,000 ghost workers from the state payroll. The eliminated workers represented just a “percentage” of “nonexistent” staff who had been receiving monthly wages, highlighting the ...