Anti-corruption enforcement in the ASEAN region
06 December 2016
Reflections and mirages – the perception and reality of anti-corruption enforcement efforts in South-East Asia.
When one looks at the wave of anti-corruption messages broadcast throughout South East Asia, it would be easy to conclude there is an inexorable move towards better anti-corruption enforcement across the region. However, when it comes to the war on corruption, propaganda, perception and reality rarely align.
This is perhaps most evident when reviewing Transparency International’s 2015 Corruption Perception Index (CPI).