GDT collects over $300M in taxes for January
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) collected $300.59 million in tax revenue last month, or about 8.42 per cent of the $3.57170 billion target set in the 2023 Law on Financial Management, marking a 4.29 per cent increase over January 2022. ...
Cambodia sees slight improvements on corruption index
Cambodia’s global corruption core has slightly improved with it receiving 24 out of 100 in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which was released today by Transparency International (TI), placing it 150th out of the 180 countries. ...
Thai Senate delegates in Cambodia to discuss anti-graft co-op
A delegation from Thailand’s Senate was in Phnom Penh on September 28 to meet their Cambodian counterparts to discuss strategies for fighting corruption and enhancing cooperation. ...
Report reveals snags for women, youth on path to leadership roles
Transparency International (TI) Cambodia on March 19 released a survey report on the challenges of women and youth in leadership roles in Cambodia. The report recommended the government, NGOs, relevant ministries and institutions to promote women and youth in decision-making positions. ...
Cambodia improves in Corruption Perceptions Index
Cambodia scored a 21 out of 100 on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2020, a one point improvement over last year’s score. ...
Gov’t slams NGO over 2019 corruption report
The government on Thursday slammed a report that described the Kingdom as highly corrupt. Government spokesperson Phay Siphan dismissed the latest Transparency International (TI) report as “just an advertisement of NGOs to promote their own interests”. Released on Thursday, the report puts Cambodia near the bottom ...
Activist urges government to battle all levels of corruption
A prominent anti-corruption activist yesterday urged the government to properly address corruption in the Kingdom. On Tuesday, Transparency International ranked the Kingdom 161 out of 180 countries surveyed in its annual Corruption Perception Index. ...
Kingdom last in Asean graft, critics claim ‘bias’
Released on Tuesday, Transparency International’s 2018 global Corruption Perceptions Index ranked Cambodia 161 out of 180 countries – the same ranking it held in 2017. But Cambodian government officials responded to the news by saying they cared little about the ranking, with some other observers ...
Monitor’s results CPP took about 50% at election
Transparency International (TI) Cambodia yesterday said that the ruling Cambodian People’s Party appeard to have won 49.4 percent of the nationwide popular vote on June 4 based on the stations it monitored, nearly six percentage points ahead of the CNRP’s 43.2 percent. ...
‘Grand corruption’ drives perceptions
Transparency International (TI) released their Global Corruption Barometer yesterday, revealing that in recent years, Cambodian citizens’ personal experience with corruption has gone down, while their perception of its prevalence has gone up. ...
Group trains young to battle corruption in Cambodia
Anti-graft group Transparency International (TI) is launching a project to encourage young people to combat corruption in Cambodia. ...
PM: no customs privatization
In his speech to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Customs and Excise Department, he said the proposal to privatize the collection of customs and excise duties was politically motivated to put pressure on the government. ...
‘Advice’ for judiciary questioned
A transparency advocate yesterday cautiously greeted a plan for consultation between judges, prosecutors and Justice Ministry officials handling land dispute and other controversial cases, though an international lawyer said it could compromise judicial independence. ...
Cambodia perceived as most corrupt in region
Cambodia is now perceived to be the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, according to Transparency International’s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which was released on Wednesday and promptly dismissed by the country’s anti-graft chief. ...
Anthony Jensen and Aun Pheap
Lessons for Cambodia from Malaysia’s corruption scandal
A worldwide movement against “grand corruption” can help boost Cambodia’s own domestic anti-corruption efforts against large-scale graft, a governance specialist has argued. ...
Journalists awarded for reporting on corruption
The Club of Cambodian Journalists and Transparency International Cambodia on Wednesday announced the winners of a new award for journalists reporting on corruption. ...
Transparency watchdog deals discounts to fight corruption
Transparency International Cambodia has launched a new campaign to encourage citizens to fight corruption, issuing a card that provides discounts with more than 100 companies to people who vow to work against the practice. ...
Anti-graft programs launch
Two anti-corruption initiatives were announced yesterday to encourage transparency and ethically engaged citizenship, particularly among Cambodia’s youth. ...
Pech Sotheary and Phak Seangly
Graft may grow with trade: TI
A new report issued today by Transparency International calls for the establishment of an ASEAN Integrity Community (AIC) to combat corruption, warning that economic integration could otherwise deepen the graft that taints the region. “If economic integration is not built on a strong foundation of transparency, ...
No motion in shooting probe
More than two weeks after the slaying of 29-year-old Mao Sok Chan in clashes at Phnom Penh’s Kbal Thnal overpass, police have yet to launch an internal investigation into the use of force, officials said yesterday. National military police spokesman Kheng Tito said he had no ...
Amelia Woodside and Khouth Sophak Chakrya