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UTCC: Corruption ramped up in June

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Corruption remains vibrant and is not slowing, and most people point to the government's controversial rice pledging scheme as providing the biggest opportunities for corruption, a survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) concluded. 

President Sauwanee Thairungroj said 74% of 2,400 respondents surveyed in the public and private sectors believe corruption grew more severe in Thailand last month compared with 63% saying this last December.

Increased corruption was attributed largely to legal loopholes, a lack of political transparency and no serious law enforcement after irregularities were uncovered.

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