Daily Corruption News: 27 May 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 27 May 2016

Today's top story

Global: Son of Equatorial Guinea leader may face French corruption trial
Reuters (TI mention)

French prosecutors have requested that the son of Equatorial Guinea's president be tried for suspected money laundering, an official at the financial prosecutor's office said on Thursday.



More news

Global: Nine ways to use technology to reduce corruption
The Guardian

Global: The man who seduced the 7th Fleet
Washington Post

Malaysia: Don’t ignore red flags on graft, NGOs tell government
Malaymail Online (TI mention)

South Korea: Korea’s corruption fight faces backlash for being too strict
Bloomberg

Thailand: Influential Thai Buddhist monk too ill to face graft charges, say devotees
Reuters

USA: US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial
Associated Press



Blogs and opinion

Global: John Kerry: Treat corruption with seriousness it deserves
The Gleaner

Global: Want to end corruption? Crack down on tax havens.
Washington Post



News from Transparency International

Press release: Transparency International strongly condemns shooting of Professor Jose Macuane; demands action

Surveys: 50 million people in the Middle East and North Africa paid bribes last year





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