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Jaime Mogollón Michilot

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How we can fight the corruption in developing nations?

In most of this nation, corruption have an economic and social dimension. What we can do for decrease the corruption. Mr. Mather have an interesting solution. What do you think?

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  • Oct 3 2013: Hi everyone,

    I am neither a historian nor an economist. In fact, I am a programmer however I would like to comment on Kevin Su's comment where its description fits on my country, Malaysia.

    Malaysia is a democratic country for quite some time. We do have some freedom of speech and demonstration as long as it's not a sensitive issue. To us, the sensitive issue is racial problems.

    Despite Malaysia is a democratic country, our corruption rate is considerably high and there are many reasons why this happened. My reasons are not on the government side because I am not too sure of what's inside either.

    The main reason behind is our education system fosters only knowledge that's useful for us in the working world, but not in the attitude nor morals. Secondly is, family education lacks of attitude shaping. Thirdly, even our own people thinks that bribing solves things faster. What causes all these is the backbone of a country, educating people to be a good citizen is lacking.

    So Kevin, being a democratic country only is not enough. There are far more reasons behind why corruptions happened in every country.
    • Oct 5 2013: Hi,Tifa Ong ,thanks for your reply. I am agree with you that having democracy is not enough.There are still many more other reasons for why corruption exist in a country. But i think democracy is the precondition to fight corruption in any nations.Without it ,it is totally impossible to solve this problem.

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