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Singapore public service among world's least corrupt

It moves up a notch in latest Corruption Perceptions Index; image hasn't been tarnished by involvement of govt-linked firm Keppel Offshore & Marine in Brazilian bribery scandal

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"That we are not at the top of the chart means that there are instances of corruption even if it is dealt with, but we have a system to address it and the incidence is low compared to elsewhere." - Gillian Koh, deputy director of Research at Institute of Policy Studies.

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SINGAPORE'S zero tolerance for corruption has not been tarnished by the Brazilian bribery scandal that rocked Singapore government-linked firm Keppel Offshore & Marine (KOM), but political observers warned against complacency.

On Thursday, Transparency International (...

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