Thailand: Corruption Index Improves After Bribery Clampdown

From the Bangkok Post

Thailand's corruption situation has improved after the government's efforts to tackle the issue by imposing heavy penalties on perpetrators, particularly through the use of Section 44.

The latest survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) found that bribes by businesses to state officials and politicians had declined to an average of 10% of the procurement budget and biddings of state enterprises, equivalent to 100 billion baht and the lowest figure in six years. 

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