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Political corruption

Laos loses $150 million to corruption

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More than 1.2 trillion Lao kip ($149.40 million) have been misappropriated from 2012 to the present day through corruption, according to a report in...
Illicit money flows cost Philippines dearly

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A study by US-based anti-graft watchdog Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said a record high of $25.8 billion came into the Philippines illegally in 2011,...
Corruption worsening in Malaysia, says survey

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Malaysian corporate executives said bribery and corruption were worsening in the graft-plagued country, according to a survey, despite government pledges to tackle graft. Eighty per...
Cambodia ranked most corrupt country in ASEAN

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Cambodia has been ranked Southeast Asia’s most corrupt country, surpassing Laos and Burma on Transparency International’s recently published corruption index 2013. Cambodia ranked 160...
Malaysia: Combatting corruption not very successful

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Malaysia went up just on notch to 53rd place in the newly released Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2013 against 2012 despite much-trumpeted efforts to...
Strategic actions towards eradicating corruption

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The Malaysian Government, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and United Nations (UNDP) are jointly organising the 2013 Asia Regional Meeting...
Malaysia one of the most corrupt nations

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Malaysia has been ranked as one of the most corrupt nations in a recent survey by consultancy Ernst & Young. Malaysia, along with China,...
Corruption costs Indonesia $290m this year

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Indonesia has lost 3.3 trillion rupiah, or $289.88 million, due to corrupt practices in the first seven months of 2013, the Anti-Corruption Study Center...
Corruption biggest issue for US investors in Cambodia

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A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and the US Chamber of Commerce showed that "endemic corruption" it the biggest issue...
Bribespot Thailand – The public strikes back on corruption

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The Thai version of Bribespot, an Internet portal and smartphone application where users can report incidents of bribe and corruption, has gone live in...
Singapore anti-corruption official sacked for corruption

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The head of Singapore’s anti-corruption agency is resigning over corruption at his agency. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, Eric Tan,...
Ethics in Business: Walking the ethical track in Malaysia – a perspective

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Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon, prominent Malaysian businessman and adviser of the government, shares his views on business ethics in Malaysia and how better practices could be instituted.
Corruption in Southeast Asia: The virtues of vice

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In corrupt societies where economic freedom is limited, entrepreneurs can game the system and bypass inefficient policies to the benefit of their business. Until these benefits dissipate.
Soccer scandal blow to Singapore’s image

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The biggest-ever international football match-fixing scandal orchestrated by a Singaporean betting cartel has put a dent in Singapore's corruption-free image and "embarrassed the nation,"...

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In what is seen as a landmark victory against Wall Street Corruption, Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty yesterday on all counts of fraud and...