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Indonesia, Singapore, Burma among world’s ‘most generous’ countries

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A NEW survey found that Indonesia, Singapore and Burma (Myanmar) are placed among the top 10 most generous countries in the world based on their likeliness to donate money or volunteer for a humane cause.

Washington-based management consulting company Gallup, which recently released it World’s Most Generous Countries Report 2018 found that Indonesia topped the list alongside the more affluent Australia with both having the Highest Civic Engagement Index Score of 59.

The Southeast Asian country was even placed higher than “better positioned” New Zealand and the United States which both scored 58 on the index with Ireland and the United Kingdom trailing behind with a score of 56 and 55 respectively.

Singapore is placed seventh in the top 10 while Burma is at ninth spot after Kenya.

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Civic engagement worldwide in 2017

The survey involves the collection of “positive” responses to three questions into a Civic........

© Asian Correspondent