Exclusive: Why maritime corruption persists

Lee Kok Leong, our special correspondent, talks to Alexandra Wrage, president and founder of TRACE, who has provided anti-bribery consulting or training in over 120 countries.

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Corruption still a serious problem in Asia

Many countries see economic openness as a way forward, however, governments across the region continue to restrict participation in public affairs, silence dissenting voices and keep decision-making out of public scrutiny.

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The BIGGEST Fake Certificate Scam

India’s 3,762 seafarers are found to obtain fake certificates from five training institutes without completing the necessary training.

Transparency is the Antidote to Corruption

Being transparent is increasingly seen by society as a prerequisite to becoming a good corporate citizen. Lee Kok Leong, executive editor, Maritime Fairtrade, reports

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