+++ TI Rankings Released with Few Surprises: The bottom line seems to be that both world's most and least corrupt countries stood pat. 
+++ Latin America: Region one of worst for corruption - Despite economic strides, two-thirds of Latin America averaged in the bottom half of the 2012 Transparency International corruption rankings. Countries like Brazil, however, offer some hope. 
+++ Best, worst nations for corruption: While China has become the world's second largest economy, doing business in China is now perceived to be more corrupt, according to Transparency International 
+++ Making the world flat-out against corruption The latest ranking of perceived corruption among nations doesn't show much change. But other evidence points to a grassroots rebellion against graft in hopes of a culture of honesty. 
+++ The most corrupt countries 2012: Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index ranks nations based on how corrupt they're perceived to be 
+++ Corruption: a globalisation of risk - In TI's survey generally, the richer the country, the lower the perceived levels of corruption. But that doesn't spare companies based in the developed world from serious challenges. 
+++ Greece can root out corruption - just like Hong Kong did: A strong anti-corruption body helped turn Hong Kong around. Now it rides high in an index that embarrasses Greece 
+++ Is Corruption Getting Worse or are we simply becoming more open about discussing the problems that exist? Over the past two years, there is evidence of a stronger political and societal imperative to address corruption in its many facets. 
+++ Malacañang lauds Phl gains in corruption survey. Malacañang has welcomed the latest results of the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which showed an improvement in the country's anti-corruption drive, although the country's ranking still remains low.
+++ A list of the world's most corrupt countries released by Transparency International on Dec. 5 includes some of the past decade's fastest growing markets. Corruption may not be enough to derail growth or scare away investors, but that doesn't mean it won't...
+++ Anti-Corruption Group Says Abuse of Power Still 'Very High' in Many CountriesGov't to push reforms vs. corruption
+++ Gov't to push reforms vs. corruption. THE GOVERNMENT will continue to push good governance reforms in its fight against corruption to make the country a viable investment destination, a Cabinet official said
+++ Transparency report should sound warning bells
+++ Economic growth and development need social stability and the rule of law, so that people and entrepreneurs feel that it is safe to invest and seize opportunities to improve their living standards and that of their families. Corruption — in any form — takes away +++ Corruption on the rise in Zimbabwe. The recently launched Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index has indicated that corruption is on the rise in Zimbabwe, a revelation that flies in the face of the Anti-Corruption Commission. 
+++ India ranked 94th in 2012 Corruption Perception Index out of 176 countries in Transparency International's 2012 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released on 5 December 2012. In 2011, India was ranked 95 out of 183 countries. Denmark, Switzerland and Finland topped the index with a...Governments should hear the global outcry against corruption, says NGO
+++ A growing outcry over corrupt governments forced several leaders from office last year, but as the dust has cleared it has become apparent that the levels of bribery, abuse of power and secret dealings are still very high in many countries. 
+++ Transparency ...Economic freedom and corruption perception index. It is again time to announce year end results. There are two good news for Malaysians. One of the good news is, the country has jumped seven places to the 71st spot out of 144 countries in the Economic Freedom for the World: 2012 Annual Report and...
+++ CPI improvement a boost to investor confidence: Mustapa
The improvement achieved by Malaysia in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) this year will further boost investor confidence in Malaysia, among foreign and domestic investors, International Trade and Industry Minister 
+++ EU's most corrupt state. ON top of the litany of woes that have befallen Greece, comes the news that the eurozone's weakest link is also its most corrupt. From holding 80th place in the 176 countries on Transparency International's corruption perceptions index in 2011
+++ Malaysia to improve public perception on corruption - Malaysia will continue to fight corruption and improve its standing in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The Prime Minister in his latest tweet tonight said: "Malaysia moved up another ...
+++ Still corrupt. Corruption is universal, and there is no country that is free of it. However, there are wide variations across the world and the release of the Global Report, 2012, by Transparency International (TI) confirms that in one thing at least Pakistan remains consistent ...
+++ Malaysia to continue fighting corruption - Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index (CPI) results released yesterday ranked Malaysia at the 54th place out of 176 nations surveyed. Malaysia's global ranking has improved compared to last year,...
+++ Pakistan: No brownie points for effort in CPI 2012
Transparency Interna-tional, the leading international watchdog fighting corruption worldwide, has released its 18th annual Corruption Perceptions Index for 2012, ranking Pakistan on the 139th position amongst 176 countries. The CPI, which is a combination ...
+++ A freefall in corruption. In public perception, Pakistan today is more corrupt than it was last year and perhaps ever before, and in that it has come to reside in the company of most corrupt of the international community. Not that we are unaware of the 'regress' in that direction;
+++ Israel continues slide in corruption perception poll. Citizens rank public sector as slightly less corrupt than in 2011, but Israel continues to fall behind relative to other countries. Israelis increasingly perceive their public sector as corrupt relative to other countries, according to a global ...
+++ Chaika Says Fighting Corruption Top Priority. A day after Russia once again ranked within the bottom third of Transparency International's corruption index, Prosecutor General Yury Chaika said the battle against corruption remained a top priority. "Fighting corruption is one of the main priorities of state ... 
+++ Steady improvement - A jump of 24 percent is a notable improvement. For the administration of daang matuwid or straight path, however, ranking 105th among 176 countries – up from 129th place – in the latest Corruption Perception Index is still not much to crow about. 
+++ Afghanistan's Rock-bottom Global Corruption Ranking
The 2012 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), published yesterday, finds Afghanistan at absolute rock bottom, sharing this dismal place with North Korea and Somalia. Despite the flow to Afghanistan over the last decade of ...
+++ Greece seen as most corrupt European nation, survey says
The countries worst hit by the European financial crisis are also perceived as being among the most corrupt in Western Europe, and those perceptions appear to be getting increasingly negative, an international watchdog said in a report released Wednesday.'Rule of law can end corruption in Pakistan'
Analysts say that corruption continues to go unbridled and unchecked in Pakistan as Transparency International has ranked Pakistan the 33rd most corrupt country in the world. Pakistan has gone from being the 42nd most corrupt country in the world in 2011 ...
+++ Ingrained corruption - International Anti-Corruption Day is marked on 9 December, yet Egypt does not have much to show for itself this year. Soon after the 25 January Revolution, everybody thought things would change: no more bribes to facilitate one's business or get oneself off ...
+++ Israel ranks 39 on world corruption index
Transparency International's corruption perception index shows corruption isn't improving around the world, it's getting worse. 
+++ Garbage piling up ...Nepal among most corrupt nations: report - Transparency International, a global anti-corruption watchdog, has listed Nepal among the most corrupt countries in the world. Nepal ranked 139th out of 174 countries with a score of 27 on its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).
+++ More reforms to tackle graft - The government will continue to push for reforms and fight corruption even as the nation's ranking in the global Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has improved, albeit slightly. 
+++ At base camp on the climb to conquer corruption
- Frank Vogl, who co-founded the anti-corruption group Transparency International (TI) in 1993, believes campaigners have reached base camp in their fight to end the abuse of public office for private gain. 
+++ Malaysia's Position In CPI Proves Reformation By Government Effective - Malaysia's improved ranking on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) to 54th spot this year from 60th last year indicates all efforts and reforms by the government were effective. Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, ...
+++ Israel ranks 39th in corruption index - Israel receives score of 60 in perceived level of public sector corruption Israel ranks 39th in corruption index. Jewish state down three places from 2011, nine places from 2010 in Corruption Perceptions Index.
+++ Botswana still among the least corrupt countries worldwide
Transparency International has reportedly listed Botswana as the least corrupt country in Africa with improved international ranking and score. According to Gabzfm news, the annual Corruption Perception Index that was released by Transparency ... 
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