Cambodia one point less corrupt

  • Cambodia improved ONE POINT in its corruption level, according to Transparency International.
  • It has the same rank of Myanmar, both 156th position in 177 countries.
  • Thailand scored 38 – the level goes from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean.)

Cambodia improved one point in its transparency perception this year with 21, sharing the 156th position with its neighbour Myanmar. The measurement goes from 0 being the most corrupt and 100 as the most transparent, a system created by Transparency International.

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Comparing Cambodia with its neighbors – Data by Transparency International. 

In 2010 the Cambodian government passed the Anti-Corruption Law and created the Anti-Corruption Unit to prosecute cases such as bribery, extortion and fraud, while organizing educational events to promote transparency. In October 2013 the government ordered the creation of a proper taxation of imports by custom officials to prevent corruption at the customs.

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About Albeiro Rodas

Albeiro Rodas (in Cambodia Sky Ly Samnang), is a MA in Digital Communication, independent journalist and a Salesian of Don Bosco from Amalfi, Colombia, based in Cambodia since 1999. He is the creator of the Don Bosco schools of journalism in Sihanoukville and Kep with young people from poor communities and the founder of the Don Bosco Kep Children Fund. Medal for Social Commitment UPB (2010); among the 100 more upstanding Colombians abroad (Marca Colombia, 2012, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X39xwdGtVXI) and among the 12 Colombians that are making this a better world 2013 (http://www.colombia.co/en/culture/colombians-that-are-making-this-a-better-world.html).

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