All posts tagged "corruption"

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    Tennis umpires banned over corruption; 4 officials suspended

    LONDON (AP) — Two tennis umpires have been banned and four others are under investigation for corruption, authorities said Tuesday. The sanctions were confirmed by the International Tennis Federation in response to a story published online by...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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    S. Korea edges up to 37th in global corruption index

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea climbed 6 notches in an international corruption awareness ranking to 37th out of 168 countries in 2015, a report by a global anti-corruption watchdog showed Wednesday. South Korea scored 56 out of...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan (AP Photo/Yun Jai-hyoung)
    US returns $1.2 million of seized assets from former president to S. Korea

    By Brian Han U.S. prosecutors returned approximately $1.2 million to South Korea that stemmed from bribe money received by former South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan. Chun held office from 1980 to 1988. During that time, he had...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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