Daily Corruption News: 28 January 2016

Filed under - Politics and government

Posted 28 January 2016

Today's top story

Japan: Japanese economy minister Akira Amari quits over bribery claims

Japan's Economy Minister Akira Amari has said he is resigning amid corruption allegations. Mr Amari unexpectedly made the announcement at a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday. But he again denied personally receiving bribes from a construction company, as had been alleged by a Japanese magazine.

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Egypt: Egypt's top auditor faces backlash over corruption findings
ABC News

Global: Who’s afraid of insider trading?
The Economist

Malaysia: MACC not disputing A-G’s decision on Najib, says chief
Malaysian Insider

Peru: Culminó foro sobre corrupción: esto dijeron los candidatos (Corruption forum culminates: this is what candidates said)
El Comercio (TI mention)

UK: Sixth broker found not guilty in Libor fraud trial
The Guardian

Blogs and opinion

UK: A corrupt government shouldn't stop us sending aid - it should be our reason for doing so
The Telegraph

News from Transparency International

On the web: Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
Press release: Corruption Perceptions Index 2015: Corruption still rife but 2015 saw pockets of hope

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