China and Turkey Fall Behind in Global Corruption Index
Berlin. Turkey and China’s rating on perceived corruption has fallen steeply, according to Transparency International (TI), and the global watchdog called for closer international cooperation to root out graft and abuses of power.
Transparency International issues an annual report measuring perceptions of graft rather than actual levels given the secrecy surrounding most corrupt dealings. It uses a scale where 100 stands for the most clean and 0 for the most corrupt.
The Berlin-based organization published its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index of 175 countries on Wednesday and it showed Turkey’s record had worsened the most precipitously in 2014, dropping by five points to …read more
Source: The Jakarta Globe