Thaksin corruption claims stoke Thai protest outrage (18)

Times of Oman 2014.01.20 15:18
by AFP | Bangkok: Corruption allegations against former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra are at the centre of an anti-government campaign by protesters who say that while graft is endemic his billionaire family overstepped the mark. Thailand endures a complex relationship with corruption characterised by weak governance, opaque webs of political patronage and an expectation of under-the-table payments to get things done.
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