India: Improvement? Where?

Global Integrity’s Ritu Sarin reflects on the pessimistic state of India’s citizens towards anti-corruption efforts, despite an international conventional wisdom that says corruption is on the retreat. Reporter’s Notebook: India India, which boasts of being the world’s third-largest economy, is a country of contradictions. That remains true of the manner in which it continues to…

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China Is Shaken, But Sadly Unchanged

Earlier this week, the Chinese government ended earthquake-relief efforts in Sichuan province, withdrawing troops and transitioning from disaster relief to reconstruction. As they rebuild, critical issues of corruption and lax building codes may remain unaddressed. It seems clear that corruption and poor governance in China contributed to the impact of the May 2008 Sichuan earthquake.…

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