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Transparency International 2005 Corruption Index published

Transparency International 2005 Corruption Index published

18 Oct, '051 Comment

Once again Bahrain stays the same, at an index of 5.8 is not that bad, but not that good either. While Qatar, the Emirates, and Kuwait making positive strides when compared to last year, and Oman surging ahead to grab pole with Israel as the least corrupt countries in the region. Here are the actual […]

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Another benchmark goes south

1 Nov, '042 Comments

RSF published their annual report again, and unfortunately Bahrain’s ranking on press freedom dropped yet again. And it’s a downward spiral at a rate of knots: 2002: raked 67 2003: ranked 117 2004: ranked 143! Why? Was it that the people polled to rank Bahrain are increasingly pessimistic on the outlook of press freedoms in […]

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2004 Corruption Index by Transparency International

21 Oct, '041 Comment

Here are the results for the GCC: Rank – Country – Rating – Trend 29 – Oman – 6.1 – up from last year 29 – UAE – 6.1 – up from last year 34 – Bahrain – 5.8 – down from last year 38 – Qatar – 5.2 – down from last year 44 […]

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Corruption Perception Index 2003.. we’ve got a ways to go still

25 May, '0410 Comments

According to the CPI, Finland was ranked as the country that has the least corrupt civil service and was given a score of 9.7 out of a perfect score of 10. Iceland, Denmark, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, the Netherlands and Switzerland were close behind. Bangladesh and Nigeria, in contrast, were found to have the highest […]

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