(July 18, 2001) Westerners and Third World leaders profit from corruption and bribery at the expense of citizens of the world’s poorest countries.
(June 28, 2001) A World Bank spokesman in South Africa said the bank would black- list companies that were found guilty of corruption in the LHWP corruption trial.
(June 19, 2001) Multinational companies are about to go on trial in Lesotho accused of paying huge bribes to a local official, a case virtually unprecedented in Africa.
(April 4, 2001) Britain’s failure to introduce clear legislation to outlaw bribery and corruption in international business was castigated yesterday by a committee of MPs as a “shameful situation” that damaged the reputation of the City of London and the country abroad.
(January 26, 2001) The more affected it is by corruption, the poorer a country’s environmental performance, a new study to be presented in Davos shows.
(December 13, 2000) Britain is slow to punish businessmen who offer bribes abroad.
(December 6, 2000) OECD member states announced in Paris today that they have agreed on an action programme to deter bribery in government-supported export credit transactions.
(October 23, 2000) The UK Select Committee on International Development is currently holding an inquiry into the causes of corruption and the role of governmental agencies, multilateral development banks and the private sector in promoting it.
(July 20, 2000) Corruption will be high on the agenda of the summit due to start in Okinawa, Japan, on Friday.
(August 4, 2000) The Indonesian attorney-general brought charges of corruption yesterday against former president Suharto.
(August 4, 2000) Disgraced, thrown from power, then made a prisoner in his own home, Indonesia’s former president Suharto faced further humiliation yesterday when prosecutors charged him with stealing $210-million in state funds.
(July 13, 2000) An emerging war against corruption in several countries in southern Africa is changing the economic and political climate and challenging old ideas of sovereignty in unexpected ways.
(June 6, 2000) Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy today announced that Canada has ratified the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption. Announcement made at the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly
(April 30, 2000) A landmark case against international corruption begins in the Maseru High Court this week, with a number of huge companies in the dock on charges of bribery.
(January 6, 2000) Laotian Prime Minister Sisavath Keobounphanh has issued a decree to combat corruption in the ruling Communist party, the civil service and military, diplomats said Thursday.