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  • NEWS

    CNAC names 152 officials on graft list

    News, Patsara Jikkham, Published on 09/06/2015

    » The Centre for National Anti-Corruption (CNAC) has submitted a second list of allegedly corrupt officials to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha so he can consider whether to suspend them alongside 45 others already on inactive duty.

  • NEWS

    Makati mayor escorted to graft hearing

    Published on 29/01/2015

    » MANILA — The mayor of the Philippines' main financial district was arrested Thursday for contempt and escorted to a Senate hearing to answer allegations of corruption after he repeatedly snubbed the legislature.

  • OPINION

    Graft is not good for China's growth

    News, Tom Orlik, Published on 29/06/2016

    » Some critics dismiss President Xi Jinping's massive anti-graft campaign as a political witch hunt directed at his enemies. Others have a different complaint: They argue that bribes and favours have historically served as the grease in the wheels of China's growth. By disrupting the traditional flow of business, they contend, Mr Xi's graft enforcers have brought the country's economic engine grinding to a halt.

  • NEWS

    NACC defends death penalty for graft cases

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 14/07/2015

    » The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has defended its new anti-graft law under which the maximum penalty is execution, saying it is appropriate and not against human rights.

  • OPINION

    NOB transfer harms govt anti-graft drive

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 11/09/2017

    » Pol Lt Col Pongporn Pramsaneh has been widely recognised as an honest and straightforward officer in the Department of Special Investigation – a rare breed in the police force. It explains why he was ordered shifted from the DSI's head of the Tax Litigation Office to lead the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) on Feb 25 by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to do an unenviable mission. His task was to clean up the mess concerning the misappropriation of government funds for the renovation of temples and for schools on temple grounds.

  • NEWS

    Hundreds of bullet-proof cars offered to graft busters

    News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 09/02/2017

    » The National Anti-Corruption Commission has issued a regulation permitting its officials at the provincial level to request the use of bullet-proof vehicles for safety during work.

  • OPINION

    Graft nosedive comes as no surprise at all

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 28/01/2017

    » 'We're disappointed," said Sansern Poljeak of the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Sir, we're more disappointed, as citizens who pay tax without fail, to the government to help the NACC battle corruption.

  • NEWS

    NLA approves new anti-graft court bill

    News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 17/06/2016

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has voted unanimously to push through a bill forming a branch of the Criminal Court to specifically handle corruption cases.

  • NEWS

    BMA graft claims expose rift with Democrats

    News, Published on 21/10/2015

    » Former Democrat Party MP's allegation of misconduct against a deputy Bangkok governor has underlined the conflict between the party and city governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra.

  • OPINION

    Public apathy feeds high-level graft

    News, Published on 15/06/2015

    » Ours is a world of impunity. Allegations of corruption swarmed around Fifa for decades, culminating in mass indictments of Fifa officials last week. Yet Fifa president Sepp Blatter was re-elected four times, including after the indictments were filed. Yes, Mr Blatter has finally resigned, but only after he and dozens of federation members once again showed their scorn for honesty and the law.

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