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Corruption costs the country Bt300 bn every year, claims Abhisit

The Democrat Party yesterday unveiled its anti-corruption proposal as part of its national reform blueprint. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Polls suggest economic performance trumps corruption in the eyes of voters

Veera in an op-ed in the Bangkok Post on December 20: Democracy, for the people, is not about a few minutes of exercising their right at the polling booth, which will return the same old incompetent or corrupt politicians to the parliament and then into the government. The Thai people are sick of this vicious […]

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Handing power to Suthep ‘no way to fight corruption’

Thailand faces the problems of corruption and abuse of power, as well as the so-called “tyranny of the majority”, but people who feel frustrated should not try to tackle these problems by dismantling the existing democratic system as it won’t solve anything, noted Thammasat University political scientist Kasian Tejapira said yesterday. Full News here – […]

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Thailand was ranked 16th out of 28 countries in the Asia-Pacific region with Singapore obtaining the highest score of 86.

Thailand Slips in Global Corruption Survey

Thailand was ranked 16th out of 28 countries in the Asia-Pacific region with Singapore obtaining the highest score of 86. BANGKOK – Corruption in Thailand remains rampant with global corruption survey revealing that the country falling from 88th in 2012 to 102nd this year. Transparency Thailand secretary-general Juree Vichitvadakan said that Thailand now ranked 102nd out […]

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Mega-project will ‘only open the door to corruption’

THE NAKHON SAWAN Chamber of Commerce warned yesterday that the government’s Bt350-billion water and flood-management scheme would only open the door to widespread corruption. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Surin warns of grave impact on country and region if Thailand fails to tackle corruption

Former Asean secretary general Surin Pitsuwan warned yesterday that Thailand’s worsening corruption problem is a cancer that could lead to the Kingdom’s collapse and cause severe impacts on the region. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Governors to help limit rice corruption

The Interior Ministry has ordered all provincial governors to devise corruption-prevention measures for the rice-pledging scheme. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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A site to fight corruption

Acting Auditor General Prapee Angkinandana, standing centre, tries out the Office of the Auditor-General’s website “OAG Anti-Corruption”, launched as a channel for people to provide information about graft as well as check out related data. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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‘No sincerity in tackling corruption’

Thailand is entering an era of massive corruption, as the authorities have no sincerity in tackling the problem, while business people remain willing to pay bribes and even the media now lacks the courage to dig deep, the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT) said yesterday, at a press conference launching its “Act Now” campaign. Full […]

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Bribespot Thailand is a non-profit anonymous service for posting and tracking bribes online.

Meet Bribespot Thailand: A Non-Profit Group Helping Users to Map Corruption

Bribespot Thailand is a non-profit anonymous service for posting and tracking bribes online.   BANGKOK – Have you ever bribed a police officer? Have you ever been requested to pay a bribe in order to get something done? Or have you ever encountered a bribing incident happening to others around you? Well, if you live […]

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Politicians, corruption to blame for national divide, says youngsters

Youngsters believe that politicians and corruption are the major causes of national division, and the government and the opposition must get together to find a solution for the country to achieve peace, according to Dusit Poll results released yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Spain PM admits error of trust in corruption scandal

Spain PM admits error of trust in corruption scandal Spain PM admits error of trust in corruption scandal | Bangkok Post: news. Home · Help · Lite Version · Log in · Sign up · Member benefit · E – Paper · SMS · Print Front Page · Newswire · Print subscription · RSS · […]

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“Against corruption” vow won’t tame corruption: Poll

The majority of Thais is not convinced that the government’s vow against corruption would help stem the chronic problem, according to a poll. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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We’ll beat corruption: new minister

Yingluck reports on visit to boost trade with Poland Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Jumping queues and corruption

Twitter and the Pantip.com web-board were recently hopping with comments about the “Auntie People” – middle-aged women who selfishly cut queues at restaurants, toilets and bus stops. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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