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With an average score of just 44 for three consecutive years, the Asia Pacific region is making little progress in the fight against corruption. Why is Asia Pacific making little to no progress in its anti-corruption efforts? One of the reasons is an overall weakening of democratic institutions and political rights.
We spoke to nearly 22,000 people about their recent experiences with corruption in 16 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific region. See what they revealed.
Forest protection programmes potentially lifts people out of poverty while saving trees from destruction. Yet when we visited one community in Vietnam, we found many families had no idea they could benefit.