PH wins award in London for anti-corruption project

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Voltaire Tupaz

Despite the controversies linking it to the misuse of public funds, a summit in London recognized the Philippines as a bright spot in the global fight against corruption.

A joint Commission on Audit (COA)-civil society project that audits government performance won the Bright Spots award at the recently concluded Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit held from October 31 to November 1.

"Everything was a breeze, but the overwhelming feeling was that I felt proud to be a Filipino," Vivien Suerte-Cortez of the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP) told Rappler.

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