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  • Newspaper

    Israeli Officials Questioned on Fraud

    Israel

    Press

    Laurie Copans - Associated Press Writer

    Israel grants government workers 10 to 20% pay increases for every advanced degree they earn; and as a result, dozens of civil servants, including top education officials, have been put under investigation for obtaining fake degrees.

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    Researchers publish anti-fraud plans

    UK

    Press

    - BBC News

    Plans for a national body to tackle research fraud have been published by doctors and scientists concerned that foul play is undermining the good name of science. The Committee on Publication Ethics (Cope) agreed at a meeting in October that concerted action was needed.

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    Indian Police Shut Down Business That Was Selling Answers to Medical-School Exam

    India

    Press

    Martha Ann Overland - Chronicle of Higher Education

    New Delhi police arrested four people for offering to sell the answers to a nationwide examination for physicians. All the students were to meet on the eve of the test and prepare it through the night. They impounded post-dated checks totalling more than $300,000.

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    Sheikhupura: corruption in education dept

    Pakistan

    Press

    Rana Sarwar - Dawn

    Corruption in the local education department is going without pause despite several warnings by the in charge of army monitoring cell. Higher officials and clerks were found guilty after an inquiry into embezzlement of billions of rupees a year ago. They were transferred and then appointed again on key posts somewhere else.

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    Jordanian officials and others take a distance course in stamping out corruption

    Jordan

    Press

    Daniel Castillo - Chronicle of Higher Education

    A new distance-learning course being offered in Jordan aims to teach government officials and others how to stamp out corruption before it takes hold.

  • Newspaper

    7 injured in attack on alleged cheaters in India

    India

    Press

    - Chronicle of Higher Education

    A militant group in the Indian state of Manipur shot and wounded seven people this month for allegedly helping students to cheat on their tests. The shootings took place one morning at three testing sites where college students were taking their annual exams.

  • Newspaper

    Reports of Bribe-taking at Russian Federation Universities have increased

    Russian Federation

    Press

    Bryon Mac Williams - Chronicle of Higher Education

    It is estimated that Russian students and their parents annually spend between $2 billion and $ 5 billion in bribes. And it costs between $ 10 000 and $ 15 000 in bribes to gain acceptance into well-regarded institutions of higher learning in Moscow.

  • Newspaper

    University of Zimbabwe official is accused of corruption

    Zimbabwe

    Press

    - Chronicle of Higher Education

    The chairman of the University of Zimbabwe's council has been implicated in corruption at the institution. A report of a parliamentary committee on education that has been investigating rampant corruption at the university should be held accountable for approving shady deals in which the university lost money. The report said the deputy vice chancellor had irresponsibly allowed the signing of a series of high-priced contracts to companies without following the correct procedure.

  • Newspaper

    A rise in corruption on Russian Federation campuses

    Russian Federation

    Press

    - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Reported instances of bribery and corruption increased sharply last year on campuses throughout Russian Federation. More than 1,000 incidents of bribe-taking and related abuses by administrators and professors were confirmed in 2001, an increase of 32 percent over the 2000 levels.

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    Chinese Academics consider a culture of copying

    China

    Press

    Jiang Xueqin - Chronicle of Higher Education

    For many years now in China, plagiarism among professors and cheating among students have been acceptable practices in a society that has shown little awareness of intellectual property-rights protection almost anything can be copied or counterfeited if the price is right.

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