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|31 Jan 2012||
ADB debarment contributes to criminal sentence
Anula Daui Kumari Kauye, debarred by ADB in 2007 for fraud in a technical assistance (TA) project, was sentenced in Australia in November 2011 to imprisonment for theft and insolvent trading, partly related to Ms. Kauye's actions in said TA project.
|17 Jan 2012||
Anticorruption and Integrity: Policies and Strategies translated
The publication carrying the Integrity Principles and Guidelines and the Anticorruption Policy are now available in Bahasa, Hindi, Lao, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Urdu.
|3 Jan 2012||
ADB cross debars entities sanctioned by the World Bank
Three entities sanctioned by the World Bank for fraudulent practices are now included in ADB's sanctions list. One of the cross-debarred entity is Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd (KBR, Australia). No new contracts should be awarded to debarred entities. Consult with the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity before any contract variation is given to KBR.
|29 Sep 2011||
Signing on another person's behalf
Employees are advised to review guidance on how to properly sign on behalf of another person. In ADB, improperly signing another person's name may constitute an integrity violation, and be subject to disciplinary action.
|25 Aug 2011||
Project Procurement-Related Review Report on Bangladesh: Second Rural Infrastructure Improvement Project
This project procurement-related review report presents findings and recommendations to enhance compliance with ADB policies, guidelines, and loan covenants, while also focusing on preventing and detecting integrity violations.
|9 Jun 2011||
Reminder to consultants: Inaccurate timesheets may lead to debarment
ADB consultants must reflect accurately their inputs in timesheets submitted to ADB. Overlapping or multiple claims exceeding one day for the same working day is prohibited. Misrepresentation in timesheets may be considered fraud under ADB's Anticorruption Policy and may lead to debarment.
|28 Mar 2011||
OAI publishes project procurement-related review reports
OAI has published on its website two redacted reports for project procurement-related reviews conducted in 2010. The reports for reviews in Indonesia and the People's Republic of China document findings and give recommendations to enhance compliance with applicable ADB policies, guidelines, and loan agreements, with a focus on preventing and detecting integrity violations.
|8 Nov 2010||
Fake United Nations compensation payment
Beware of e-mails claiming that the UN is compensating beneficiaries for their losses. Staff are advised not to send personal information in response to such e-mails.
|8 Oct 2010||
Beware of scam: ADB Fight Poverty in Asia and the Pacific Card
Ignore an e-mail from UPS@adb.org asking for personal information like e-mail address, password, and birth date to get the Fight Poverty in Asia and the Pacific Card. This is a scam. Always be cautious if anyone asks you to give out personal information.
|14 Dec 2009||
Extension of sanctions to PT Juwita Samudera Kencana (Indonesia)
PT Juwita Samudera Kencana violated an ADB sanction. As a firm, its sanction has been extended to 10 years from 14 December 2009 to 14 December 2019. No contracts or contract variations should be issued for this company. Its President Director, H. Suparmin has been declared ineligible indefinitely.
|8 Dec 2009||
ADB warns of fake computer grant misusing ADB's name
Beware of letters from ADB indicating that ADB has an education grant to release 34 sets of computers to the madrasahs in Indonesia.
|14 Sep 2009||
Extension of sanctions to Rana International Builders (M/s Rana International Builders), Bangladesh
Rana International Builders violated an ADB sanction. As a firm, its sanction has been extended until at least 14 September 2019. No contracts or contract variations should be issued for this company.
|23 Jun 2009||
ADB warns of continuing property scams misusing ADB's name
Unauthorized Persons Claim to be ADB Representatives on Land Transactions Ms. Nete Virgilia A. Bonete, Mr. Norberto Labsan, and NELFI are not endorsed by ADB to act on ADB's behalf in any capacity.
|14 Apr 2009||
Extension of sanctions to Md. Zahidul Islam (Faruk) (Bangladesh)
Md. Zahidul Islam (Faruk), also known as M/s Zahidul Islam Faruque, M/s Zahidul Islam (Faruk), and Md. Zahidul Islam Faruque (Faruk) violated an ADB sanction. As a firm, its sanction has been extended until 2 April 2019. As an individual, Md. Zahidul Islam (Faruk) has been sanctioned indefinitely. No contracts or contract variations should be issued for Md. Zahidul Islam (Faruk).