21 Feb '11, 10am

AsiaOne Multimedia: Best paid politicians in the Asia-Pacific region via @cmswire

AsiaOne Multimedia: Best paid politicians in the Asia-Pacific region via @cmswire

Asia-Pacific's best paid politicians Not all countries in the Asia-Pacific region are made equal. Without argument, each country's economic state is completely different. More affluent nations like Singapore, Japan, and Hong Kong share the region with not-so-rich countries like the Philippines and Bangladesh. Naturally, with this difference in riches also comes with it a difference in how well politicians are paid. For instance, the Philippine president, in 2011, is slated to receive approximately US$32,000 (S$40,700) in annual pay. At the other end of the spectrum, the highest-paid politician in the Asia-Pacific region has an annual paycheque of US$2.2 million. According to a CNBC report, the eight politicians below have the best pay packet. Find out how well the top eight politicians in the region are paid - and who they are.

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