Corruption Perceptions Index

Throwing money at corruption

At the turn of the year, Indonesia’s National Police announced that it would increase the allowances of police officers by 70 percent.

14 May 2019
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Corruption: How is ASEAN performing?

Transparency International recently released the results of its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2018, which looks at the perception of corruption in 180 countries. The index is often highly anticipated and is used as a drawing point to gauge a country’s (or even a region’s) level of corruption.The index is calculated using 13 different data sources that provide perceptions of public sector corruption from business people as well as country experts.

31 January 2019
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Can cash curb corruption in Indonesia?

Indonesia’s National Police recently announced that it would increase the allowances of police officers by 70 percent. According to police chief General Tito Karnavian, the allowances would apply retroactively and would be paid out this month.

17 January 2019
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Lao PDR’s battle against corruption

Following Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s surprise victory in Malaysia’s 14th general election on 9 May, which was widely seen as a step forward for democracy, analysts and heads of government worldwide are now turning their eyes to the rest of the region in anticipation of similar political reversals.Mahathir Mohamad, who led a coalition of opposition parties dubbed the Alliance of Hope (Pakatan Harapan) to victory against the incumbent National Front (Barisan Nasional) party, based a larg

18 November 2018
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Can Lao PDR win its fight against corruption?

Following Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s surprise victory in Malaysia’s 14th general election on 9 May, which was widely seen as a step forward for democracy, analysts and heads of government worldwide are now turning their eyes to the rest of the region in anticipation of similar political reversals.Mahathir Mohamad, who led a coalition of opposition parties dubbed the Alliance of Hope (Pakatan Harapan) to victory against the incumbent National Front (Barisan Nasional) party, based a l

16 June 2018
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Vietnam sacks top communist official

The communist party chief of one of Vietnam's largest cities was fired Friday for violating party rules, the government said, part of the country's massive anti-corruption sweep targeting political heavyweights and executives.Dozens of bankers, businessmen and current and former officials have been toppled in recent months as the notoriously corrupt one-party state vows to punish wrongdoing and polish its public image.Analysts say the campaign is about political infighting as much a

7 October 2017
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