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Sweden, 16 Feb (Telecoms.com)Swedish kit vendor Ericsson has been forced to reveal the outcomes of an internal inquiry into the historical conduct of some of its employees in Iraq and investors are running scared.“Ericsson has continued to receive detailed media inquiries from Swedish and international...

Honduras, 18 Feb (THE TICO TIMES)The Honduran government of Xiomara Castro asked the UN on Thursday to create a commission against corruption and impunity, the Foreign Ministry announced.“The president of the Republic, Xiomara Castro, sent this Thursday a letter to the United Nations (UN) in...

CYPRUS, 18 Feb (CyprusMail) The government on Friday welcomed the passing of a law establishing an anti-corruption authority, saying the effort to combat the phenomenon on all levels “must and will continue”. The law passed on Thursday after four years of back-and-forth provides for the establishment of...

CARIBBEAN, 11 Feb (InSight Crime) Latin American countries scored poorly on Transparency International’s latest corruption index, with the worst joining the ranks of war-torn nations and dictatorships. Of the 19 Latin American countries ranked, three-quarters scored below 50 in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2021. The worst was...

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, is running for president of the Philippines. Bongbong has a good chance of victory in May in tandem with the vice-presidential candidate, Inday Sara Duterte, daughter of outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte—the “Trump of the East.”...

SARAJEVO, 21 DECEMBER (OCCRP)A U.S. District Court judge last week dismissed the bankruptcy plan of Purdue Pharma that would grant its owners immunity from thousands of lawsuits related to the company’s role in the opioid epidemic.Purdue Pharma has been accused of pushing doctors to prescribe...

PHNOM PENH, 17 DECEMBER (VOD News)A former Cambodian consul general to China was convicted of money laundering Friday morning for purchasing and not declaring a condominium in Phnom Penh, adding to an existing prison sentence for corruption-related offenses.The Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted and sentenced...