Tag: corruption

Airbus reaches agreement with French, UK and US corruption investigations
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Airbus reaches agreement with French, UK and US corruption investigations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2020

Airbus confirms that it has reached agreement in principle with the French Parquet National Financier, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office ... Read More

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction
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$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

Commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that dozens of criminal cases and criminal ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!
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African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism
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Gambling is big business in tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade
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World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists
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Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards
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How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at ... Read More

Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world
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Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Hong Kong government welcomed the Heritage Foundation's high regard for Hong Kong as the world's freest economy for the 25th ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake
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EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?
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What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova
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EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova

editor editor- March 14, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Concern has been voiced about EU funding to Moldova after the former Soviet state was recently branded ... Read More

Bahrain’s Prime Minister calls for anti-corruption measures
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Bahrain’s Prime Minister calls for anti-corruption measures

editor editor- August 26, 2011

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's Prime Minister called for new measures to combat economic crime in an effort to fight corruption. Read More

UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly
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UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly

editor editor- August 23, 2011

Thailand must do more to effectively combat the rising rate in human trafficking and protect migrant workers who are increasingly ... Read More

15 convicted in Cuban airline, tourism agency corruption scandal
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15 convicted in Cuban airline, tourism agency corruption scandal

editor editor- June 8, 2011

HAVANA, Cuba - A Cuban court has convicted 14 government officials and businessmen and a Chilean entrepreneur for corruption and ... Read More

Egypt’s former tourism minister sentenced to 5 years in prison
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Egypt’s former tourism minister sentenced to 5 years in prison

editor editor- May 11, 2011

Egypt’s former tourism minister was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for squandering public funds, the second member ... Read More

Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments
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Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments

editor editor- June 28, 2010

(eTN) – The United Nations on Saturday, May 27, said too many countries are still practicing or tolerating "cruel, degrading ... Read More

UN survey reveals too many businesses neglecting human rights and corruption
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UN survey reveals too many businesses neglecting human rights and corruption

editor editor- June 15, 2010

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - A survey released on Monday, June 14, by the United Nations has revealed that corruption and ... Read More

Dubai gets bailout from Abu Dhabi
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Dubai gets bailout from Abu Dhabi

editor editor- December 15, 2009

Dubai got a US$10 billion lifeline from oil-rich Abu Dhabi to save one of its prized companies from imminent default ... Read More

Former French tourism minister investigated in corruption case
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Former French tourism minister investigated in corruption case

editor editor- November 30, 2009

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — A French judge has filed preliminary corruption charges against former Tourism Minister Leon Bertrand and placed him ... Read More

Uganda hunts for “CHOGM thieves”
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Uganda hunts for “CHOGM thieves”

editor editor- November 4, 2009

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - While a group of members of parliament continues in their hunt for details of government expenditure ... Read More

Police and Anti-Corruption Board investigate corruptions of visa-on-arrival fees at Bali’s airport
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Police and Anti-Corruption Board investigate corruptions of visa-on-arrival fees at Bali’s airport

editor editor- July 16, 2009

DenpPost reports that 44 immigration officials are now being examined by the Anti-Corruption Board (BPK) in connection with the suspected ... Read More

New executive board chairman wants to change Thai Airways ethics
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New executive board chairman wants to change Thai Airways ethics

editor editor- July 7, 2009

Is Wallop Bhukkanasut the right man for Thai Airways International (THAI)? Khun Wallop left the airline at the end of ... Read More

14 Algerian airports face closure threat
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14 Algerian airports face closure threat

editor editor- April 28, 2009

Fourteen airports in Algeria are under threat of closure due to losses incurred from the global economic crisis. Read More

eTN Inbox:  Nigeria’s corruption shame
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eTN Inbox: Nigeria’s corruption shame

editor editor- November 19, 2008

What a shame the varies factions in Nigeria remain incapable of ridding themselves of their prejudices - and to unite ... Read More

Corruption scandal rocks Dubai
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Corruption scandal rocks Dubai

editor editor- September 17, 2008

Corruption is supposedly unheard of in the state of Dubai. Read More

Branson’s Virgin Nigeria nightmare
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Branson’s Virgin Nigeria nightmare

editor editor- September 15, 2008

Reports have reached from acquaintances in Nigeria about the latest developments over Sir Richard Branson’s Nigerian aviation (mis)adventure. Read More