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Why Singapore will not tolerate bribes of even 10 cents

To the CPIB, "industry practices" such as the giving of hong bao qualify as forms of corruption.

SINGAPORE'S zero tolerance for corruption is widely acknowledged, but may seem incomprehensible at times.

For example, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) hauled up more than 20 workers from private funeral businesses and crematorium workers who had accepted red packets from...

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