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Clean government - not about high salaries, but 'realistic' ones: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong indicated that Singapore would like to be a conduit for a Maritime Silk Road, mooted by Chinese President Xi Jinping. In a half-hour interview with Yang Lan on Beijing Satellite TV that was broadcast on Monday (Nov 10), he said the world is watching China’s anti-corruption drive as it could be a tremendous boost to its development and stability, and described it as an admirable effort.

CVC pushes e-procurement to curb corruption

As the Modi government readies to cut red-tape and make processes simple and transparent for private entrepreneurship to flourish, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has also asked the government ministries, departments, PSUs and nationalised banks to use technology, especially e-procurement (electronic procurement), to crackdown on corruption to help the economy to grow.

World Bank’s Corruption Blacklist Soars To 7-Year High

More than 250 companies and individuals were placed on the World Bank’s blacklist of corrupt or fraudulent entities during the first seven months of 2013, said the international organisation on Sunday, with the total amounting for nearly four times the number for the whole of 2012 and the highest number of reported cases over the last seven years.