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Singapore's anti-graft laws: 5 possible areas for reform

The 55-year-old anti-corruption laws here are some of the most aggressively enforced, but they need to keep pace with global developments. The set-up of the Asean Economic Community is a catalyst too.

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The prevention of Corruption Act will be reviewed, steps will be taken to boost the manpower of the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (pictured) by more than 20 per cent and a central corruption reporting centre will be set up for complaints to be made.

IN A move to arrest Singapore's slide in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index and restore its leading reputation for non-corruptibility, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a week ago that the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) will be reviewed, steps will be taken to

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