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Beating corruption needs strong action and enhanced scrutiny

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has clearly stated that ordinary laws would be applied in dealing with state officials accused of involvement in irregularities. This assurance has allayed concern among many people who were afraid that special powers might be used. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Prayut reiterates commitment to fight corruption

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday reiterated his commitment that he would fight corruption in Thailand and prevent politicians from taking advantage of the bureaucratic system. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Phra Buddha Issara reacts during an interview with Reuters at Wat Or Noi in Nakhon Pathom

With Money, Corruption and Drugs, Phra Buddha Issara Fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘Poisoned Fruit’

Phra Buddha Issara walks inside his garden during an interview with Reuters at Wat Or Noi in Nakhon Pathom . NAKHON PATHOM  – Phra Buddha Issara is a monk on a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing that millions of pounds in temple […]

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Yingluck ‘involved in corruption’

JOINT TEAM OF PUBLIC PROSECUTORS, NACC AGREE TO PURSUE CRIMINAL CASE IN SUPREME COURT OVER RICE SCHEME, WICHA TELLS NLA Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Two police to hang for murder in Malaysian corruption scandal

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AFP) – Malaysia’s highest court on Tuesday upheld death sentences for two police officers convicted of murder in a sensational scandal linked to allegations of high-level corruption that shook the long-ruling regime. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Corruption fight takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news

Corruption fight takes centre stage | Bangkok Post: news Apush to eradicate corruption will take centre stage this year now the 250-member National Reform Council (NRC) has completed its task of making charter recommendations and is moving to work on the National Council for Peace and Order's (NCPO) … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Police widen corruption net with 9 more arrests

Arrest warrants have been issued for nine policemen accused of demanding and receiving bribes from an alleged Indian operator of an international online football betting network. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Corruption drained $35.6bn from Thailand in 2012

More than $ 35 billion was illicitly drained from Thailand through money laundering, tax evasion, crime and false trade documentation in 2012, marking the fourth-consecutive annual increase in corruption-tainted outflows, a US think tank said. Bangkok Post Washington-based group Global Financial Integrity said in a report published Monday that Thailand moved up to eighth on […]

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Nopporn Suppipat on Forbes Lists. #31 Thailand

Thai Police Hunt for One of Thailand’s Richest Men Over Corruption Scandal

Nopporn Suppipat on Forbes Lists. #31 Thailand’s 50 Richest   BANGKOK – Lieutenant General Prawut Thavornsiri of  Thailand’s Royal Thai Police today said they are hunting for Nopporn Suppipat  on of Thailand’s 50 Richest and#31 on Forbes Lists as part of a sprawling graft probe that has rocked the country’s elite. Nopporn Suppipat  an Energy tycoon […]

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Worawi, Beckenbauer caught up in Fifa corruption probe

Worawi Makudi’s long-held post on Fifa’s executive committee is under threat after he was named among five football officials being investigated in a probe into possible corruption in bidding to hold World Cup tournaments. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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Land offices lead corruption list | Bangkok Post: news

Land offices lead corruption list | Bangkok Post: news The poll also found heads of the surveyed households perceived that police were the most corrupt in the public sector, followed by MPs, Bangkok's city hall council, district councils and the Commerce Ministry. They were also more concerned about … Full News here – Read more […]

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Former Thai Prime Ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra were both ousted amid allegations of shady practices, but Thailand

28 weeks later: Thailand’s junta and the war on corruption

Former Thai Prime Ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra were both ousted amid allegations of shady practices, but Thailand’s problems with corruption go to the very core of society. Pic: AP. By Guest Contributor The premise for the junta taking control of Thailand in May 2014 was to avoid civil conflict and to once and for […]

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The Burmese workers accused of committing the Koh Tao murders at a press conference earlier this month. Pic: AP.

Not saving Thailand’s face: the backlash of police corruption in tourist murders

By James Austin Farrell The Burmese workers accused of committing the Koh Tao murders at a press conference earlier this month. Pic: AP. Confusion looms as to how much the British detectives soon to arrive in Thailand will be directly involved in the investigation of the Koh Tao murders. At first it seemed to be […]

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Reform council choices fail to dodge whiff of corruption

THERE HAVE been allegations of favouritism in the selection of National Reform Council (NRC) members, particularly those from the provinces. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Gen. Prayuth Pledges Reforms to Make Thailand Just and Corruption Free

Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha   BANGKOK – In the draft policy statement to be delivered before the National Legislative Assembly on Friday, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the Prime Minister, has pledged to pursue reforms that bring about a just Thai society; one that is free of corruption. The policy statement that Gen. Prayuth will announce […]

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