The EU is tough on Hungary by cutting support money

The EU is tough on Hungary by cutting support money

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban – Photo: REUTERS The EU introduced the financial sanctions two years ago, with the goal of responding to what it sees as the subversion of democracy in Poland and Hungary. According to Reuters news agency, …

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When anti-corruption officials are… corrupt

When anti-corruption officials are... corrupt

Prayad Puangchampa, deputy secretary-general of Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission, was dismissed for hiding assets – Photo: Chiangrai Times Thai media quoted the NACC’s August 29 announcement confirming that Prayad Puangchampa, deputy secretary general of the NACC, was fired from August …

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Corrupt incumbents, out of office can still go to jail

Corrupt incumbents, out of office can still go to jail

Data: Nicki Camberg/Axios Research – Graphics: N.KH. In the past two decades, many former world leaders have been tried, sentenced, imprisoned for corruption, abuse of power, tax evasion, etc. The severe punishments given to them have partly strengthened trust with …

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Former Korean Ambassador to Vietnam sentenced for corruption

Former Korean Ambassador to Vietnam sentenced for corruption

The former Korean ambassador to Vietnam was officially sentenced for corruption – Photo: KYUNGHYANG According to Yonhap News Agency, on the evening of August 3, the International Criminal Investigation Department under the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office announced the final …

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How China and the US recover corrupt assets

How China and the US recover corrupt assets

China urges corrupt offenders to actively return assets to receive reduced punishment, while the US allows confiscation of assets even if the subject is absconding. Every year, the world loses about $1 trillion to corruption, according to estimates by the …

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