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India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has got the dubious distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing on Tuesday that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay 'tea money' or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services.

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, Vietnam second: Survey

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, Vietnam second: Survey

Japan had the lowest incidence of bribery -- at 0.2 percent. South Korea also fared well at a mere three percent.

Must read: List of world's most and least corrupt countries

Must read: List of world's most and least corrupt countries

Read the list of the top- and bottom-ranked 10 nations -- on graft watchdog Transparency International`s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index, published Wednesday.

India climbs 9 spots on global corruption index, ranked less corrupt than China: Report

India climbs 9 spots on global corruption index, ranked less corrupt than China: Report

India has showed some improvement in addressing corruption last year, ranking 76th among 167 countries as against 85th last year, graft watchdog Transparency International (TI) said on Wednesday.

Emerging giants plagued by corruption: Transparency International

Emerging giants plagued by corruption: Transparency International

Emerging giants, in particular, showed a worrisome picture in the index used widely used as a gauge of the level of corruption by governments, legal systems, political parties and bureaucracies.

G20 fails to deliver on anti-graft pledges: Transparency

Anti-graft advocates have repeatedly called for the adoption of tougher corporate disclosure requirements by G20 countries.

India less corrupt than China, says Transparency International

India less corrupt than China, says Transparency International

India has been ranked as lesser corrupt country compared to China by the world corruption watchdog Transparency International

Lobbying exposes EU to corruption risk says watchdog

EU governments and institutions must adopt robust rules for powerful lobbies seeking to shape laws and policy or face the risk of corruption, anti-graft watchdog Transparency International warned Wednesday.

India improves rating on global corruption index; ranks 85th as against 94th last year

In India's neighbourhood, China moved to 100th place, down from 80th last year, while Pakistan and Nepal were at 126th position.

Corruption on rise in Turkey, China: Transparency

It pointed to a rise in reports of corruption in Turkey and low rankings for the major emerging economies known collectively as the BRICs.

`New government will be judged on how it tackles graft`

Transparency International launched its first-ever study on corruption in South Asia.

South Asia is world's most corrupt region: Transparency International

South Asia is the world's most corrupt region and rampant corruption is preventing its people from breaking the barrier of poverty despite the fact that the subcontinent has attained strong economic growth over the past several years, a global anti-graft watchdog said here today.

'Indian firms perform best in BRICS in corporate transparency'

The index' top three spots were bagged by Indian firms with three of Tata Groups' firms ranked in the top two Tata Communications with a score of 7.1 topped the list, while Tata Global Beverages and Tata Steel with a score of (6.6) shared the second position, followed by Bharti Airtel with a score of (6.4).

Indian firms perform best in BRICS, Tata Comm tops the list

Indian firms perform best in the BRICS with a result of 54 percent and several occupy the top positions in the overall index.