OPINION: Singapore’s image as an efficient, clean and corrupt-free country is under siege - Seah Chiang Nee

Malaysia Star, 3 Aug 2013
Singapore’s image as an efficient, clean and corrupt-free country is under siege as high-profile corruption cases come to light.
THE trial for fraud of a senior official of Singapore’s admired anti-corruption body has shocked the city’s five million residents.
Under all criminal conditions, one body – the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) which originated under British rule – has steadfastly remained a pillar most Singaporeans feel they can rely on to ensure integrity.
That unquestioned faith may have been shaken in July as a result of the prosecution of Edwin Yeo, CPIB assistant director who faces 21 charges of fraud and other offences involving S$1.7mil (RM4.3mil). Full story
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