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Perceived corruption in 2019: PH gets its lowest ranking in 7 years

Jan 24, 2020 - 7:45 AM

Worldwide, Transparency International notes in its 2019 report that many nations 'are showing little to no improvement in tackling corruption'

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Philippines slightly improves in 2018 global corruption index

Jan 29, 2019 - 1:35 PM

The country gets a score of 36, up from 34 in 2017. It ranks 99th out of 180 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index.

Crackdown on media, NGOs linked to low global corruption index scores

Feb 22, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Transparency International says, 'Given current crackdowns on both civil society and the media worldwide, we need to do more to protect those who speak up'

PH slips in 2017 global corruption index

Feb 22, 2018 - 3:00 AM

(UPDATED) With a score of 34, the Philippines ranks 111th out of 180 countries in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International

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Jan 26, 2017 - 11:26 AM

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PH ranking in global corruption index worsens

Jan 25, 2017 - 4:22 PM

Transparency International s Corruption Perceptions Index says it is too early to tell how the government s war on drugs could affect corruption in the Philippines

Rise in populism risks worsening corruption – watchdog

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:20 PM

Transparency International: In countries with populist or autocratic leaders we often see democracies in decline and a disturbing pattern of attempts to crack down on civil society limit press freedom and weaken the independence of the judiciary

A woman holds a placard reading 'Justice not Corruption' during a protest against the corruption and the government in Bucharest January 22, 2017. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

IN NUMBERS: Impact of corruption on the Philippines

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:17 PM

Sums lost to corruption could have been used for education health or infrastructure

POOR. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

TIMELINE: anti-corruption initiatives in the Philippines

Jul 15, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Know more about efforts to curb corruption in the Philippines

Why an environmentalist chose to join gov’t to fight corruption

Jun 29, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Here s what professor turned commissioner Laode M Syarif plans to achieve during his time at the Corruption Eradication Commission

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Jan 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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PH slides in global corruption ranking

Jan 27, 2016 - 2:34 PM

The Philippines is now ranked 95th among 168 countries included in Transparency International s Corruption Perceptions Index

Emerging giants plagued by corruption – anti-graft watchdog

Jan 27, 2016 - 12:28 PM

Anti graft watchdog Transparency International in its Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 report cites massive scandals in Brazil and Malaysia as cause for concern

SCANDAL-PLAGUED. A file picture dated September 3, 2010 shows an exterior view of the Brazilian state-owner oil company Petrobras' headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. EPA file photo

#SG50: Why Singapore is a model for global competitiveness

Aug 09, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Sensible policies like Singapore implements can serve as guide to the Philippines which is now planting its feet in the global competitiveness arena

FAST FACTS: Singapore world records

Aug 04, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Here are some of the many accolades that Singapore has earned through the years

GATEWAY. Singapore is a gateway of European investors and tourists to ASEAN, which the Philippines is part of. File photo by Rappler

What stats, surveys say about Aquino's fight vs corruption

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Rappler looks at various statistics data and surveys and finds a combination of good and bad on the Aquino administration s anti corruption campaign

Index shows local governments make PH more competitive

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:07 PM

The Manila is the country’s most competitive city while Davao del Sur heads the provinces according to the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index

Start a business in 8 days and 6 steps, gov’t promises

Apr 15, 2015 - 8:55 AM

The reforms are designed to push the country into the top 3 of globally competitive economies

New reforms cut the time it takes to register a new business by more than 4 times

Corruption worsening in Turkey, China – Transparency

Dec 04, 2014 - 9:50 AM

This year Transparency International also highlights the role multinational banks and the world s financial centers play in allowing the dodgy elites of some developing countries to stash away or launder ill gotten millions

Corruption Perceptions Index map. Map courtesy Transparency International

Indonesia seen to be 'slightly' less corrupt – new survey

Dec 03, 2014 - 4:07 PM

Indonesia ranks 107th out of 175 countries in the new Corruption Perceptions Index for 2014 up from 114th in 2013 and 118th in 2012

GUILTY. Former Indonesian Constitutional Court chief Akil Mochtar was convicted of corruption in June 2014 in one of the biggest graft scandals in the country the past year. Photo by EPA

PH perceived to be less corrupt – 2014 global survey

Dec 03, 2014 - 1:18 PM

The Philippines places 85 out of 175 countries in Transparency International s Corruption Perceptions Index up from 94 in 2013

LOOKING UP. The Philippines improves its ranking in Transparency International's 2014 global corruption survey. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Matuwid na Daan: Just another bubble?

Dec 15, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Are we winning the fight against corruption? And if so how can we sustain this beyond 2016?


PH improves in global corruption survey

Dec 03, 2013 - 2:35 PM

The Aquino administration improves its rating at the height of its worst corruption related crisis

HEROES LIKE BONIFACIO. President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his speech during the commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio at the Bonifacio National Monument in Caloocan City on Nov 30, 2013. Photo by Ryan Lim/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Are investors scared of the pork barrel scandal?

Sep 06, 2013 - 8:15 AM

It is too early to tell the impact of the recent pork scandal among investors in the country an economist and a business expert say