Corruption

Award Ceremony for “Outstanding reporting on Corruption in Cambodia 2015”

On Wednesday 22 July 2015, Transparency International Cambodia in cooperation with the Club of Cambodian Journalist launched the first journalism award ceremony for “Outstanding reporting on Corruption in Cambodia 2015”. The ceremony took place at the Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh and aimed at rewarding and encouraging Cambodian journalists who are committed to fight corruption.   During the ceremony, Mr Ok Serei Sopheak, Transparency International Cambodia’s Board Chairman, first explained how corruption is widespread in the society and that it remains endemic among local politicians and officials.  He added that the utopian goal of a corruption-free society will be a challenging journey.  He insisted on the fact that “we all need to collaborate to eliminate it” – even if ...

Corruption Perceptions In Cambodian Small and Medium Enterprises

  Phnom Penh, 27 May 2015 – Transparency International Cambodia releases the first research report on corruption perceptions in Cambodian small and medium enterprises. Conducted by a team of Destination Justice over the course of six months under the guidance of Transparency International Cambodia, the research is based on desk research and interviews with one hundred chief executive officers, directors and general managers of SMEs. Check out TIC’s website for the press release and the link to the report.

Transparency International released its report on corruption and Cambodia’s Governance

[singlepic id=1 w= h= float=center] Transparency International launched its National Integrity System Assessment yesterday, September 9th, at the Raffle Hotel Le Royal. The opening statement was made by Ms Anna Maj Hultgård, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia, who stated that not only corruption undermines the ability to give basic services but also increase the costs of doing business. The Ambassador also added that in the European Union, the cost of corruption is estimated to 120 billions and reiterated Sweden’s commitment in the fight against corruption. Elizabeth Johnson, the project manager and lead author started by explaining the methodology used for the report and mentioned that in total, 76 interviews were made from experts of all backgrounds. The findings were then shared by Poch P...