Posts Tagged ‘Political corruption’

Buddha predicted the Brain Drain (in English)

December 25, 2010

When the nations are poorly run by the incompetent, foolish, unwholesome and stingy kings or government leaders_

The people too will also become unwholesome.

Goodness will be decreasing while evil increases.

Unwholesome stingy leaders will no longer respect wise experienced judges. Instead they will appoint young foolish judges, granting them the highest privileges. But they will not be able to make difficult decisions. They will become judges in name only, doing no real work.

Meanwhile, the older wiser ones will offer no help, thinking it is no longer their concern.


The essentials against graft

December 12, 2010

Source_Star: The essentials against graft By SHAILA KOSHY

For a solid strategy to wipe out corruption, enforcement must work in tandem with prevention and education. That’s the experience the Hong Kong ICAC is sharing with the world.

WHEN its Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) was set up in 1974, Hong Kong was said to be a sump of corruption. In just three years, it had smashed all the corruption syndicates in the government and prosecuted 247 civil servants, including 143 police officers.


We need to learn a lot from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi about various types of CORRUPTION

December 10, 2010

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is the Winner of the 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought and the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize. She said under the topic: Freedom from Fear (1991) in the Acceptance message for the 1990 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought (July 1991)_


Anti-corruption Day 2010

December 10, 2010
United Nations Convention against Corruption, 2003

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Source: Anti-corruption Day 2010: Talking about corruption is talking about our lives! by Georg Neumann

Today is Anti-Corruption Day, created in 2003 by the United Nations to raise awareness of corruption and of the role of the UN Convention against Corruption in combating and preventing it.

But when we refer to corruption, what do we talk about? What does it mean for people’s lives?