Philippines improves (slightly) in corruption survey

In an annual corruption survey carried out by the group Transparency International, the Philippines has moved up from 134 out of 183 countries rated last year, to 129th. In Asia, the Philippines ranked 25th out of 35. While the gains are modest, the trend is regarded as significant and reflects improved perceptions of the Philippines under the current administration.

Business World online has a complete article on the report:

Philippines improves in corruption survey

PERCEPTION of corruption in the Philippines has eased from last year due to the Aquino administration’s campaign for good governance, global civil society group Transparency International said in its latest rankings published yesterday.
The Philippines placed 129th out of 183 territories in the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index which ranks such jurisdictions based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.
Last year, the country ranked 134th out of 178 territories.
In Asia and the Pacific, the Philippines ranked 25th out of 35.

Read the full article at Business World

Also, you may be interested in reading the following article from this site:
Thoughts on Corruption in the Philippines by Michael D. Sellers

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