wasteful spending

CROOKED CLEANUP (1): Radioactive waste dumped into rivers during...
The Asahi Shimbun
Cleanup crews in Fukushima Prefecture have dumped soil and leaves contaminated with radioactive fallout into rivers. Water sprayed on contaminated buildings has been allowed to ...
Allegations of corruption emerge amid speedy recovery from Sichuan ...
Chen Yonggao, right, says local officials in Shehong county, Sichuan province, faked quake damage to receive subsidies from the national government. (Kentaro Koyama)
SHEHONG, China—Chinese government officials may point to the houses and streets of Mingxing town in Shehong county in Sichuan province, and boast about the rapid recovery...
Indonesian lawmakers look to Japan to eliminate wasteful spending
Indonesian legislators participate in a training session for screening wasteful government spending. (Fusako Go)
JAKARTA--Impressed by Japan's ruling party efforts to eliminate wasteful spending through an open screening process, lawmakers in Indonesia say that same approach could be...
Audit finds 430 billion yen in wasteful, misused spending
The Board of Audit uncovered 428.3 billion yen ($5.5 billion) in wasteful or misused government spending in 2010, including grants to local governments that agree to host...
If government raises taxes, it must also cut wasteful spending
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has said his administration will submit to next year's ordinary Diet session bills to scale back branch offices of the government's ministries and ...
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