Entries in Philippines (32)
Louis Berger International Inc., a New Jersey-based construction management company, admitted violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and agreed to pay a $17.1 million criminal penalty.
The Department of Justice filed a civil forfeiture complaint Tuesday to recover $12.5 million in U.S. assets linked to a massive disaster relief fraud orchestrated by a prominent Philippines businesswoman who's now serving life in prison.
A British man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to take bribes in connection with purchasing decisions for energy and infrastructure projects in Egypt, Russia, and Singapore.
A civilian formerly working for the U.S. Navy as a contracting supervisor in Asia was arrested Tuesday in connection with the huge bribery scandal involving Singapore-based contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA).
Many business organizations today, despite decades of research and findings to the contrary, don’t understand the benefits of emotional intelligence (the soft skills). They don't get it that when leaders connect better with employees, and employees connect better with each other, there are big performance and ethical improvements.
Last year, 17,958 people were killed in terrorist attacks, 61% more than the previous year. More than 80% of all deaths from terrorist attacks occurred in five of the world's most corrupt countries -- Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Syria.
The Philippines has always been known to be one of the world’s most corrupt countries. That perception has done much to erode the nation’s credibility and has resulted in its citizens seeming lack of hope and perpetual cynicism.