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Firms wary of bribery criminalisation bid

Competitiveness abroad 'endangered'

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Local companies' concerns over being placed at a disadvantage are an important factor stalling Thailand's efforts to battle corruption, says the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC). 

The Anti- Corruption Organisation of Thailand organises frequent activities such as this ‘Run against Corruption’ event aimed at raising awareness among the public about battling corruption. At present, 47 companies and associations are ACT members. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

Thailand plans to make bribery of foreign public officials a criminal offence as a part of its anti-corruption strategy, but a preliminary NACC-funded study shows local firms believe this would affect them negatively.

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