Most Corrupt Asian Countries


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1PhilippinesThe Philippines was established in March 16,1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. The country has 4 records. The first one is for the smallest man alive whose name is Juney Balwing. Second record was for the biggest indoor arena which was held by Philippines more.

Philippines is so corrupt' the other good officials in the latter cannot do what they supposed to do because they were afraid to the other corrupt, bad, demons and money face officials of this government!

I hope the time will come that good people will dominate the politics of the Philippines in order to help the residents of this country to have a better life and education and also the shelter to dwell in.

Many people didn't have jobs because they were not able to finish their studies. Because of this problem many Filipino in the other country or the (OFW) Overseas Filipino Workers work so hard in order to sustain the needs of their families but the sad is, they actually bullied by the other country men because of the status of their life and work.

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All of the politicians here in the Philippines are good in corruption they just prioritized their personal interest to the money of their people before they serve, lots of infrastructures are under construction for 30 years...

Corruption in politics has been the top major problem as to why the philippines economy and problems (poor people, no jobs, health, etc) seems to slowly or never be solutioned. The politics in the philippines are run by corrupt family dynasty that has forever been running the country. Besides the corrupt politicians the people also has no self discipline whatsoever thus adding to the fuel of corruption in the country. I just really hope since of The Presidents election of Pres. Aquino who gradually open and dig all of the corruption of the country to the citizens eyes that all of the people will realize and take action against such heinous crime.

This shouldn't be number 1, North Korea should be.

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2MalaysiaMalaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying the Malaysian Peninsula and part of the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rain forests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. The sprawling capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such more.

I was quiet shocked when I knew that Malaysia is among the Top 5 most corrupted country in Asia. But when I think twice, it's quite true. People are getting more poor and sick especially those at the lower-class. Even you have a excellent college degree & years of valuable experiences, the government will just give you poor salary. Therefore, most young Malaysians will just choose to go overseas because salary offered is much higher. Just to give you a example (A waiter in US will earns RM24 per hour / RM70,000 per year BUT a waiter in Malaysia earns RM3 per hour / RM9,000 per year) THINK ABOUT THAT! So if Malaysia government really want to avoid more 'brain drain' to happens, start giving us higher salary & TAKE ACTION!

Rich are getting richer, middle class remain the same and the poor remains hardcore poor

Media in malaysia less free and equal confined kingdom... So corruption is still yet to be seen with visible

Graduate does not have any job now days. If you able to land a job, just accept to get low salary.

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3North KoreaThe Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

No one gets in or out of North Korea. The people have no contact with the outside world, and they have some very harsh prison camps. The nuclear missile program definitely says something about the conditions there. - Qazsound

North Korea is the number one corrupt in Asia why since the birth of the child they corrupt their minds brain wash every citizen.

This list is weird, North Korea should be number 1. Uzbekistan should be number 2 and then Turkmenistan should be number 3.

Does anything happen there that isn't corrupt?

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Indonesia have really good law my ass! Good government system my ass! Good leader and gov officials my ass! Actually they are just BS all the way from top to bottom

Indonesia is one of the most corrupt country in the world today. Which is the third most corrupt country in the world. Who can beat us? Laugh out loud '
I love how we can act so stupid together, and not care what anyone thinks! Shame on you.

It's not just the government, it's the security and most of the local mentality bribe and get half of what you asked for, add more and get almost 90% of the job done. Government who are being asked to do something good for the public, would always ask you back: "what's in it for me? ". This country has been sneaky about corruption and no local has really spoken about the issue until recently where it's getting worst- as they are used to the system being the way it is.

Example: 12 year old rides a motorbike without a lisence or a helmet- police comes not to lecture about the dangers of not having a helmet etc, they wait and raid until they get "uang rokok" ("coffee/ cigar/ pocket money"). This is normal or usual for islands in Indonesia such as Bali (most touristic island in the country).

The most corrupted nation ever. Poverty statistic beyond lowest estimated level, everything is just so broken and corrupted. Hey everyone out there! The whole world! Wanna see how corrupted we are? FEAST ON THIS WONDER!

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I agree with ror. It's true who doesn't know that one of world's corrupt country has news of people dying from both sides everyday and also everyday they either die from ISIS or government.

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Syria is the most corrupted country in Asia.. Everyday almost like 50~60 people dies due to the wars their between 2 armies... I don, t know why people should die there :'( even they aren, t guilty.. They die because of mistakes by governments.. - ror":{ "message":"(#803)someof

6ChinaChina, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion.

As a Chinese who have been 3 generations living outside China, I will never forgive the communist government for destroying the Chinese reputation moral value. China was once prosperous nation with high living standards, healthy social culture, and capable of inventing things that people use around the world. Those days are gone and any Chinese in People's Republic of China are suffering moral decline due to censorship and the other stuffs the governments did. Many Chinese who are living in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines hate it when people think they came from the People's Republic of China, simply because they don't feel like they're the Chinese from mainland China.

Poor people. Projects a good international image where in fact its reputation and credibility is far worse than any Asian countries. All it cares is money. It's very greedy to the point that it will destroy the mother earth and sell poisonous foods just to get money. Corrupt and humanity is not in its vocabulary.

The land of fake and inferiorly made products. Mainland Chinese think they are better than everybody else, but when they go to other countries they are exposed as nothing more than semi-uncivilized barbarians.

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8IndiaIndia, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

Indian Government can't do anything for its people.

All money goes to politicians. A country of mukesh ambani and slumdogs

Yeah! India deserve it after all this country is the mother of politics!

India is improving much. It should be in least 15, totally disagree

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9VietnamVietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

The Government are very brutal in "listening" to opions against themselves. They always pretend to try to help the country, but in fact they do nothing and try to get the money from the local people thru foolish policies. Besides, they live in the black box and never want to do transparency. To all the people of freedom, the government in Vietnam look like "a big elephant in the room".

Vietnam should be number 3 on corruption list

Pay as you go system! From the lowest form of Government up the top, every one have to pad the paper works with cash (prefer brand new U.S. currencies).

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Tajikistan is one of the most bad country to live in

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11YemenYemen, officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is an Arab country in Western Asia, occupying the southwestern to the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.V1 Comment

By not allowing to freely practicing their religion come on world DO SOMETHING! CRITICIZING WON'T JUST DO USE FORCE OF ACTION!

The government restricts Muslims and other members of different religions and acts like a bully to them by prosecuting them.

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13CambodiaCambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Its busy capital, Phnom Penh, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In more.

It's ridiculous appearing on the 10th place as it deserves to be the first...!

Most corrupt country in Asia cannot be the last

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15ThailandThailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

I am from Thailand but I think corruption is very high by the government.

Corruption is high in thailand, bad press is not welcome. Here you can pay your way out for everything

As the matter of fact, Thailand should have been in the top ten since Thaksin regime!

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16LaosLaos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR), or commonly referred to its colloquial name of Muang Lao is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to more.

I am of Laotian heritage, but Laos is just so corrupt. It's a bad stain on not just my heritage, but on the country my parents once lived in. Not to mention the corruption is probably a factor as to why dung has to be used for cooking fuel.

17PakistanPakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia.. Islamabad is its capital and have a great population.. People speak Urdu and English as well..

PAKISTAN is my dear home land I love my country and I can only pray for the progress and prosperity to my
Country because there are all corrupt leaders who doesn't care anyone else they just only want money and nothing else but in. The they have. To go in their graves than what will they doo?

Pakistan is a strong nation and it's has very low corruption ratio plus government has started a corruption awareness policy. Almost all government and private services work good and employers are hard workers they know their duties and work honestly. In all difficulties we have seek how to stay and work together to become more stronger and stronger.

Pakistan is very beautiful country and very nice people.

Pakistan is the capital of terrorism...

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18TurkmenistanTurkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.
19Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

Saudi Arabia is the best country in the world. We love Saudi Arabia the humanity, living style and honesty of people.

Saudi Arabians are low lives, have you seen how they treat oversea maids and workers? Hope their oil runs out

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