Daily Corruption News: 23 March 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 23 March 2016

Today's top story

Malaysia: Former Malaysian premier Mahathir sues PM Najib over 'abuse of power'
The Guardian

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is suing the current premier Najib Razak for corruption and misfeasance in public office, according to a statement from his law firm.



More news

Global: Anti-corruption sleuths widen dragnet to T20 fans, hotels
Agence France-Presse

Global: EU tax transparency plans won't work, say campaigners
The Guardian (TI mention)

Global: Soccer official Takkas extradited to face US bribery charges
Associated Press

Global: Survey shows extent of economic crime
The National

Global: UK offers to help Nigeria to investigate terrorism, money laundering cases
This Day

Brazil: Brazil's Rousseff says she'll 'never resign' amid corruption crackdown
Deutsche Welle

Italy: Corruption and rubbish top agenda for unlikely Rome mayoral favourite
The Guardian

Tanzania: Tanzania searches for 'ghost workers' on public sector payroll
Reuters

Venezuela: Venezuelan businessman pleads guilty in U.S. energy bribery case
Reuters



Blogs and opinion

Global: Brazil’s and South Africa’s Watergate moment
The Globalist (TI mention)

India: Is transparency in lobbying the silver bullet for controlling corruption?
Livemint (TI mention)



News from Transparency International

On the web: World Water Day: Corruption in the water sector’s costly impact
Press release: Separate powers of Attorney General and Public Prosecutor to restore trust in Malaysian judiciary





Country / Territory - Malaysia   
Region - Asia Pacific   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Asset recovery   |   Governance   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   
Tags - 1MDB   |   Prime Minister Najib Razak   |   Mahathir Mohamad   

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