When intelligent transparency is lacking in a country's mechanisms, it would be impossible to even claim that economic corruption is being tackled, let alone achieve favorable results to this end and eliminate it.
The Hong Kong economy grew by 4.7 percent over a year earlier in the first quarter of 2018, sustaining the full-fledged upturn in 2017, according to the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday.
Afghanistan’s poverty rate has worsened sharply over the past five years as the economy has stalled and the Taliban insurgency has spread, with more than half the population living on less than a dollar a day, a survey published on Monday showed.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered the closure of 13 overseas diplomatic missions as part of measures to reduce the government’s spending, as he is struggling to revitalize the African country’s ailing economy in the post-sanction era.
Iran’s foreign minister highlighted the opportunities available for Tehran and Brasilia to broaden their bilateral economic relations, saying Iran supplied the South American country’s energy demands in the past and can now work with it in the oil and gas industry.
The government will not allow the economic stability of the country to be harmed by external shocks and domestic hypes, said First Vice President, Es'haq Jahangiri in a meeting of Headquarters for Resistance Economy on Monday.
South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years Friday for corruption, closing out a dramatic fall from grace for the country's first woman leader, who became a figure of public fury and ridicule.