Kong, Japan and Singapore are the least corrupt economies in Asia, where
corruption remains embedded despite the fact that it helped trigger the
regional financial crisis in 1997, a report said Sunday.
India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam were perceived to
be the most corrupt Asian nations, with Malaysia, South Korea and Taiwan
falling just below the average. In
some countries the corruption even became more than compared to 1996. The survey was conducted by a Hongkong based consultancy
after surveying more than 650 expatriate businessmen working in 12 Asian
countries. Itís a
very serious problem as corruption exist everywhere in the world but in
you grate on the scale 10 to 100, with 10 being the best score Singapore
is leading in its clean image with a score of 8.3, its followed by United
States with 17.70 and Australia.
Japan was 2nd in terms of lowest in corruption in Asia,
with Hongkong coming 3rd.
are the scale of other countries:
Vietnam, with a score of 90.75
Indonesia with 90.50
India with 90.25
Philippines with 90
Thailand with 80.55
China with 71
South Korea was graded at 70
and Taiwan both got scores of 60.
In India they are ready
to sell their own motherland for Rs.11 lakhs as shown in tehelka video