9 months Palace welcomes PH leap in world anti-corruption ranking MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos Malacañang welcomed the 12-point jump made by the Philippines in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, saying the leap is proof that the Duterte Administration’s quest to cleanse the government is bearing fruit. Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made the statement after global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index showed that the Philippines is now ranked 99th of 180 countries compared to 111th in 2017. “The 12-jump improvement of the Philippines’ ranking…is a validation that the Duterte administration is making significant strides in promoting accountability and good governance ... more