Country Profile: Philippines

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The Philippines is predominantly Catholic country that considers religion to be very important. People in the Philippines report relatively tolerant ethics to cheating on taxes and accepting bribes. The perceived level of corruption in government institutions is much higher than in other public institutions such as the media, religious bodies, and NGOs. The Philippines has medium levels of reported and perceived corruption, but has shown strong improvement over the last five years and scores well compared to other countries at its income level.

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