Daily Corruption News: 02 December 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 2 December 2016

Today's top story

Brazil: Brazil senate President Renan Calheiros faces corruption trial
BBC News

The president of the Brazilian senate is to be tried for alleged corruption, the country's supreme court has ruled. Renan Calheiros, a major ally of President Michel Temer, is accused of misappropriating public funds in a case dating back to 2007.



More news

Armenia: Armenian regulators report waste of government money
RFE/RL (TI mention)

China: China’s second most powerful man warns of dissent and corruption in the Communist Party
Quartz

Russia: Skepticism in Russia as Putin says fight against corruption is not a 'show'
RFE/RL

Switzerland: Switzerland agrees banking transparency with 21 more countries
AFP

UK: MPs may be told to curb lucrative second jobs in new code of conduct
The Guardian (TI mention)

US: U.S. failing to curb money laundering by shell companies: task force report
Reuters



Blogs and opinion

Global: Bribery is on the rise worldwide, and it costs a lot more than just money
Foreign Policy (TI mention)

Slovakia: Corruption in Slovakia: Tart response
The Economist



News from Transparency International

Press release: Anti-corruption activists target impunity at 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Panama
Press release: Transparency International calls for ending the secrecy that enables corruption





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