By: Tsai Pei-chi and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, April 2 (CNA) Taiwan has made great strides in combating corruption, ranking as the sixth least corrupt economy in the Asia-Pacific region this year, its best performance in 10 years, according to an annual survey report from the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (PERC) Ltd.
According to the PERC’s 2015 Corruption Perception Index published Wednesday, Taiwan received a score of 5 in a grading system with zero as the best possible score and 10 the worst. Last year, Taiwan was ranked the eighth least corrupt economy with a CPI score of 5.31, the Agency Against Corruption said Thursday. [FULL STORY]