Because of frequent negative press coverage of Belarus, I always try to highlight positive developments with respect to my homeland. That’s a tendency that I typically share with the Belarusian government.
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I can still see the girl, staring at me through the car window. Her filthy, tattered clothes. Her lifeless face. The dead eyes. There I was in India, on a fancy research grant, studying the impact of anti-bribery enforcement on developing countries. I was in the hired car, she was begging at the stop light. We were separated by an eighth-inch of glass, and yet by a chasm of privilege, comfort, and opportunity that she would never, ever cross. Never.
Former Bandung mayor Dada Rosada was sentenced Monday to ten years in prison for bribing judges to acquit city officials on trial for stealing millions in social aid funds.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent the past four days in Singapore, meeting leaders, visiting schools, and putting some distance between herself and the city-state's model of economic success.
India anti-corruption crusader Kiran Bedi urges people to use their mobile phone cameras to capture those asking for bribes.