Tackle power structure to end corruption, seminar told

Thailand needs to step forward boldly to dismantle the patriarchal political structure and rid itself of corruption, a seminar was told yesterday. Experts said the nation needs improved government procurement laws, public access to information and better laws to ensure transparency regarding officials’ assets. People should feel empowered to stand up against the abuse of […]

Public sector graft worse, poll finds

Erich Parpart and Pichaya Changsorn Lack of trust, poor enforcement highlighted Public sector corruption was a major problem last year, with the “Corruption Situation Index” (CSI) in December showing that 75 per cent of those polled saying it had got worse. That was up 12 percentage points from 2012. This trend needs to be rectified immediately […]