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. ...

Lay Samean

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. ...

Seng Mengheng

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. ...

Samban Chandara

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. ...

Niem Chheng

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. ...

Brian Badzmierowski

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 ...

Voun Dara

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. ...

Taing Vida

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 ...

Mech Dara

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. ...

Ananth Baliga

‘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. ...

Andrew Nachemson

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.   ...

Leng Len

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.   ...

Chea vannak

‘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.   ...

Bun Sengkong

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. ...

Sophat Soeung

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. ...

Socheata Hean

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. ...

Sok Khemara

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, ...

Charles Parkinson

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

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