Cambodia continues to be perceived as one of the world’s most corrupt countries and is considered the worst in terms of public-sector corruption among its Asean counterparts, according to Transparency International’s 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which was published Tuesday. Cambodia, alongside Eritrea and Venezuela, came 160th out of 177 countries and territories in terms of perceived corruption in the public sector, with a score of just 20. A score of 100 represented the “cleanest” countries in terms of corruption. Cambodia’s ranking as the 17th most corrupt country in the world marks a fall of three places from
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