No.01, December 2007
Thursday, 08 May 2008 , Written by « Pact Cambodia »   

THIS MONTH

 

Corruption is a serious issue anywhere in the world, but some countries do better than others. Transparency International, an organization monitoring corruption worldwide, ranked Cambodia 162nd out of 179 in its annual index this year.

 

The Asian-Pacific region as a whole scored lower than any other in the world. On the African continent for example, the lowest scoring country Uganda, ranked 111th.

 

Media can play an important role in combating corruption. This was recently recognized in Cambodia by the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ), which appealed for journalists in Cambodia to assist in the Kingdom’s battle against graft.

 

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