Philippines among most corrupt countries

The Philippines is one of the 131st most corrupt country in the world most corrupt countries in the world, tied with Burundi, Honduras, Iran, Libya, Nepal and Yemen, according to a survey released Wednesday by Berlin-based Transparency International.

The group said in its annual Corruption Perceptions Index covering 180 countries that some of the world’s poorest nations were seen as having the most dishonest political and business elites.