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  • Digital Security Act 2018

    Danger to freedom of expression

    Several local and international rights organisations have expressed grave concerns over the passing of the Digital Security Bill 2018 and demanded that the government reconsider its controversial sections.

  • Fair election in Bangladesh

    Fair polls possible under partisan govt: TIB

    The upcoming parliamentary elections can be held in a fair manner under the partisan government only if all political parties, Election Commission and other stakeholders play a positive role, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today.

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    TIB disappointed with finalised report by parliamentary body

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed disappointment over finalising of a report by a parliamentary body on Digital Security Bill, 2018 without considering most of the recommendations from stakeholders and amending some sections that curb freedom of speech and independent journalism.

  • Corruption highest in law enforcement

    Law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt among 18 departments and sectors in providing services to households last year, says a survey report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

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    Manpower Export to Malaysia: End monopoly, bust syndicate

    Experts on labour migration and governance have demanded an investigation into the alleged monopoly of a syndicate in recruitment of Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia.

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    Govt service law to clip ACC wings

    The cabinet yesterday approved the draft Sarkari Chakori Ain 2018 with a provision for the Anti-Corruption Commission to take prior permission of the authorities concerned for arresting any public servant.

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    TIB criticises UN on secret deal with Myanmar

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) criticises the signing of a secret deal between UN and Myanmar, saying that it has questioned the role of the UN.

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    Quota Reform Movement: TIB seeks punishment for attackers

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) expresses its deep concern over the attacks on the members of quota reform movement and demanded for exemplary punishment of those involved in the attacks.

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    TIB slams inertia of government

    The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday expressed deep concern over the return of several hundred female migrant

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    Ensure rights, security of female migrants: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calls out to the government for ensuring the rights and security of female migrants in the Middle-East.

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    TIB for enforcing law to prevent plastic pollution

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands for stronger implementation of law to resist illegal production, marketing and usage of plastic to prevent environment pollution.

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    'Gunfight' not solution to curb drug menace: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) expresses concern over the death of more than a hundred people in "gunfights" in the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drives.

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    JS quorum crisis causes loss of Tk 125: TIB

    Though making laws is the main task of the parliament, its lawmakers spent nine percent time for this purpose in the 18th session of the current parliament continued till December last year, a study report prepared by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says.

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    TIB hails National Defence Policy

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) hails the draft of the National Defence Policy-2018, terming it as a landmark decision of the government in establishing good governance in the country.

  • ‘ACC can’t keep up with rampant graft’

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is having a hard time keeping up with the rampant corruption taking place in the country, it’s Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says.

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    Conviction of Khaleda a big message: TIB

    Conviction and sentencing of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia in a graft case gives a “big message” but one or two such incident is not enough, Dr Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh says.

  • Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

    Bangladesh improves 2 notches in graft index

    Bangladesh moves up two notches in the Corruption Perceptions Index – 2017 report published by Transparency International.

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    TIB concerned over selection of DSE strategic partner

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) criticises the alleged attempts of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) for illegal interference and influence in the selection process of foreign strategic partner for Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).

  • Target profit, not service

    Private hospitals and diagnostic centres have turned into “excessive profit-seeking businesses” due to a lack of government monitoring, says a new Transparency International Bangladesh study.

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    Form autonomous body to supervise pvt healthcare sector: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) recommends forming an independent body in a bid to check the irregular operations of private healthcare sector across the country.

  • Proposed separate lane for VIPs unconstitutional: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) urges the cabinet division to revoke its proposal for separate lane for the VIPs, terming it unconstitutional and discriminatory.

  • ‘Stay alert against corrupted elements in govt’

    Prime minister’s International Affairs Adviser Dr Gowher Rizvi calls upon all to stay alert against those in the government who propagate corruption.

  • Youths take oath against graft

    A group of youths have taken an oath to curb corruption in the country and to be vocal against graft in all spheres of the society.

  • Gold Import Duty

    TIB for withdrawal of import duty on gold

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) urges the government for withdrawing duty on gold import to get the nation rid of the smuggling and to bring transparency in the trade of the metal in the domestic market.

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    NCTB changed textbooks based on communal group’s demand: TIB

    Based on the demands of a specific communal group, National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) arbitrarily changed some of the textbook contents in primary and secondary levels this year, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) alleges.

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    Misuse of climate funds

    The TIB based their study on interviews of around 600 people, including project directors, WDB staff, locals and contractors, conducted over a period of two years. Therefore, these are not allegations to be dismissed offhandedly.

  • Halt online media policy, TIB urges govt

    Fearing for press freedom, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calls upon the government to halt the implementation of Online Mass Media Policy.I n some cases, the policy poses potential threat to press freedom, says Dr Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of the anti-graft watchdog.

  • Govt, traders to blame for gold smuggling: TIB

    Lack of policy and absence of implementation of law are responsible for gold smuggling in the country, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says.

  • ‘ACC, TIB to work together to fight corruption’

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) will work together with a vow to root out corruption from the country, ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmud says.

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    Expatriates' welfare minister trashes TIB graft report

    Terming Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) report on the irregularities and corruption in Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment “false”, Minister Nurul Islam has rejected the findings.