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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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Transparency International slams 'mysterious' Eurogroup

Feb 05, 2019 - 7:06 PM

'For an institution whose decisions have had an impact on the lives of millions of Europeans, there is much about the Eurogroup that is mysterious,' Transparency International says in its report

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.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018 - 1:39 PM

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Transparency International sees graft fight at global standstill

Feb 22, 2018 - 7:28 AM

TI chief: 'More corruption correlates with less respect for civil liberties, for rule of law, for access to justice'

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

Hasil survei Transparency International Indonesia: DPR lembaga terkorup di mata publik

Mar 08, 2017 - 10:58 PM

DPR mengambil alih posisi Polri yang kerap dianggap sebagai institusi paling korup di Indonesia

900M people in Asia had to pay bribes in last year – report

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Bribery rates are highest in India and Vietnam and police are the most common demanders of kickbacks according to a Transparency International survey in the region

Kasus Patrialis Akbar, hadiah turun peringkat indeks korupsi 2016

Jan 31, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Survei TII menunjukkan skor CPI Indonesia tahun 2016 naik tipis ke 37 sementara peringkatnya turun ke 90 Perlu lebih serius tangani korupsi politik korupsi hukum dan korupsi bisnis

Hakim Mahkamah Konstitusi Patrialis Akbar (kanan) terjaring OTT KPK pada 25 Januari 2017. Foto dokumentasi oleh M Agung Rajasa/Antara

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 26, 2017

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:26 AM

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Jan 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

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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

Head of Transparent Chile resigns over Panama Papers

Apr 06, 2016 - 12:29 AM

Gonzalo Delaveau the president of Transparent Chile submits his resignation after being named as a director or representative of at least 5 companies registered in the Bahamas

Dubes Denmark: Pertumbuhan ekonomi jangan abaikan pemberantasan korupsi

Mar 15, 2016 - 5:52 PM

Bagaimana Denmark mengejar pertumbuhan ekononomi tanpa mengesampingkan pemberantasan korupsi?

ANTI KORUPSI. Duta Besar Denmark untuk Indonesia Casper Klynge (tengah) mengatakan bahwa pertumbuhan ekonomi bisa dikejar tanpa mengabaikan pemberantasan korupsi, Hotel Le Meredien, Jakarta, 15 Maret 2016. Foto oleh Febriana Firdaus/Rappler

PH military hits Napeñas, Sereno on foundlings, Carlos Loyzaga | 6PM wRap

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

Indonesia improves corruption ranking score

Jan 27, 2016 - 1:18 PM

Overall Indonesia is ranked 88 in the world out of 168 countries

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

Indonesia's 'high corruption risk' may encourage terrorist activity

Jan 22, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Indonesia has risen in rank in Transparency International s government defense anti corruption index report but high corruption remains in the country which may lead to increased recruitment for terrorists

ANTI-CORRUPTION. The anti-corruption commission asks for more power to investigate the military. File photo by Rappler

Dari kabut asap di Riau hingga indeks persepsi korupsi

Sep 16, 2015 - 7:36 AM

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Indeks persepsi korupsi 2015: Mengapa Surabaya lebih baik daripada Bandung?

Sep 15, 2015 - 9:43 PM

Surabaya dan Bandung sama sama alami kenaikan skor dari survei persepsi korupsi sebelumnya

BERSEPEDA. Walikota Bandung Ridwan Kamil bersepeda. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Survei indeks persepsi korupsi: Pengusaha paling banyak suap polisi

Sep 15, 2015 - 7:03 PM

Kepolisian RI menjadi institusi yang miliki risiko pelanggaran integritas publik paling tinggi

SELAMAT SAMPAI TUJUAN. Anggota Kepolisian RI mempromosikan gerakan Pelopor Keselamatan Lalu Lintas. Foto oleh Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA

Indeks persepsi korupsi Indonesia 2015: Banjarmasin paling bersih, Bandung terpuruk

Sep 15, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Banjarmasin menempati peringkat teratas dengan skor 68 Bandung berada di posisi paling bawah dengan nilai 39

Koalisi Masyarakat Sipil Anti Korupsi berunjuk rasa di Gedung Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi terkait penangkapan Wakil Ketua KPK Bambang Widjojanto oleh Bareskrim Mabes Polri, Jumat (23/1/2015). Polri menangkap Bambang Widjojanto dengan alasan terkait dugaan kasus sengketa pilkada Kota Waringin Barat tahun 2010 lalu.

Agenda hari ini: Persepsi korupsi, melawan asap, neraca perdagangan

Sep 15, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Agenda Selasa 15 Sep 2015: indeks persepsi korupsi 2015 tindak lanjut melawan asap


VLOG: Malaysia PM pressed: Where did the money go?

Sep 03, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The head of the global watchdog Transparency International asks Malaysia s prime minister: Who paid the money and why? Where did it go?

HONESTY, INTEGRITY? Transparency International head Jose Ugaz says until Prime Minister Najib Razak answers questions on Malaysia's corruption scandal, his government's anti-corruption efforts will not not be credible. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

Embattled Malaysia PM skips anti-corruption summit

Sep 02, 2015 - 3:35 PM

The head of global watchdog Transparency International asks Malaysia s prime minister: Who paid the money and why? Where did it go?

epa04743008 Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks to members of the media during a news conference at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 May 2015. The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party's supreme council on 11 May expressed its full support for its president Najib Razak, despite calls for his resignation as Prime minister ahead of the party's 69th anniversary celebrations on 11 May. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Transparency, ratings agency warn on Malaysia graft 'crisis'

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:40 AM

Malaysia is facing a major corruption crisis graft watchdog Transparency International says as it calls for independent investigations

CORRUPTION CRISIS. Transparency International says Malaysia is facing a major corruption crisis, and the government of Prime Minister Najib Razak must conduct an independent investigation. File photo

Malaysia PM's fund scandal clouds anti-corruption summit

Sep 01, 2015 - 11:23 AM

The pressure for Prime Minister Najib Razak to account for a state investment fund scandal builds as Malaysia hosts the world s top anti corruption conference this week

MALAYSIANS' IRE. Protesters are seen reflected on a portrait of Prime Minister Najib Razak during a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur on August 30, 2015. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia braces for protests against embattled PM

Aug 29, 2015 - 12:04 PM

In a statement posted on his blog Najib criticizes the demonstrations as provocative saying National Day should not be a stage of political disputes

Rappler reporters are Transparency International Young Journalists

Aug 29, 2015 - 8:10 AM

Rappler multimedia reporters Ayee Macaraig and Buena Bernal are selected to cover the world s largest anti corruption conference in Malaysia in September

IACC YOUNG JOURNALISTS. Rappler multimedia reporters Ayee Macaraig and Buena Bernal join the Young Journalists (YJ) Initiative of Transparency International.

#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

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

FIFA faces long struggle to pass reforms

Jul 22, 2015 - 12:44 PM

The person who will head up the task force aimed at fine tuning crucial reforms for FIFA could still face stiff opposition

FIFA's outgoing president Sepp Blatter announced that an 11-strong task force would prepare reforms including limits on terms for leaders, tougher background checks on executive committee members and the publication of salaries of top officials. Photo by Steffen Schmidt/EPA

Aquino’s bet, new PNP chief, Ronda Rousey | 6PM wRap

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:24 PM

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FIFA needs independent commission to end corruption – watchdog

Jul 16, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Transparency International which took part in an ineffective 2011 reform drive under embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter calls for a far reaching overhaul of the body to end the systematic corruption that has plagued it for years

In this file photo, FIFA officials wait in front of the Marriott Hotel on the occasion of a meeting ahead of the FIFA congress, in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Walter Bieri/EPA

YMTA launches Arts for Transparency competition

Apr 16, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Press release: Arts for Transparency is a photo and video competition with Youth for Transparency as its main theme

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

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 4, 2014

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Improving perceptions of corruption in Indonesia the Constitutional Court ruling on the raw mineral export ban the much higher salary Jakarta s civil servants can earn next year and more

NO EXPORT. PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara trucks hauling raw earth materials in the Batu Hijau copper mine site, located in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province. File photo by AFP

Peringkat korupsi Indonesia membaik, tapi tetap korup

Dec 04, 2014 - 11:17 AM

Jokowi pernah berjanji menerbitkan peraturan presiden pemberantasan korupsi dalam 100 hari pertama menjabat Siapa tahu bisa perbaiki posisi Indonesia tahun depan

TERANCAM DIPENJARA. Anas Urbaningrum mengumumkan pengunduran dirinya sebagai ketua umum Partai Demokrat pada 23 Februari 2013, setelah ditetapkan sebagai tersangka kasus suap. Foto oleh AFP

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

Korupsi bisa sebabkan Indonesia hilang dari peta dunia

Nov 12, 2014 - 6:14 PM

KPK lakukan berbagai macam cara untuk cegah dan berantas korupsi yang semakin mengakar di Indonesia

Pengunjuk rasa mendukung KPK dan Polri bekerjasam memberantas korupsi, pada 26 November 2009. Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/EPA

Does data prove corruption harms development?

Nov 05, 2014 - 9:45 AM

Can we measure corruption? If there evidence to suggest that corruption does harm to society to our wealth and to our prospects for development?

Join the International Youth Camp 2015 in Cambodia

Oct 08, 2014 - 2:26 PM

The Transparency International s youth camp is an excellent opportunity for participants to learn about anti corruption work