Corruption Perceptions Index 2019: Modest Changes in Asia-Pacific

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2019: Modest Changes in Asia-Pacific

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2019: Modest Changes in Asia-Pacific but Risk Landscape Remains Diverse and Dynamic

Morrison and Foerster LLP
February 3 2020


.. some countries in the region are amongst the world’s poorest performers, including Afghanistan (16), North Korea (17) and Cambodia (20)

On January 23, 2020, Transparency International (“TI”) published its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (“CPI”) for 2019. As with previous years’ indexes, the CPI 2019 demonstrates that many regions, including Asia-Pacific, have not made meaningful strides in the fight against corruption for some time.

The CPI ranks perceptions of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories according to experts and business people. Countries and territories obtain scores ranging between 0 (highly corrupt) and 100 (very clean). TI considers scores below 50 to be failing scores, while scores below 30 indicate severe systemic corruption.

The region contains some of the strongest performers in the world, with countries like New Zealand (87), Singapore (85), Australia (77), Hong Kong (76), and Japan (73) all featuring in the global top 20 countries and territories. On the other end of the spectrum, however, some countries in the region are amongst the world’s poorest performers, including Afghanistan (16), North Korea (17) and Cambodia (20).

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I like this way of counting corruption.
Cambodia is right up there in the top 20. Very impressive.
Normally when talking about this sort of thing, almost everything actually, we are talking lowly numbers like 160th out of 180.
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Countries like the US, where rather than secretly taking money from corporations, the government just lets them write the laws, manage to weasel a good score? I call BS on TI.

Good to know Cambodia is a top performer. You certainly can't tell by the fact that the PM chose to make sure his pockets stay full and continue every flight from China rather than try to protect the country from a deadly virus...
Do you think the parents of baby boomers whined so much when the boomers started changing society? And yet the whiney ones like to call young people "snowflakes." Hmm...
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He went to China to show his support and was apparently keen on visiting Wuhan.

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Rally cry for the next election "we're 162nd"
Full report here for download https://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/p ... index_2019
Overview and analysis https://www.transparency.org/cpi2019
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Funny old world. pretty much the first thing Boris johnson did as prime minister was to accept a free holiday from a german businessman ina 20,000 gbp a week chalet on a private island in the caribbean. On the way he dropped off all the bribes and forex trading profits from brexit in an offshore bank, straight fromhis dilomatic bag. Did anyone say anything ? Nope. Welcome to the banana Republicc of britain
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There’s no corruption in Cambodia, glorious leader said so.
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