Contractors claimed they were asked to pay kickbacks to politicians in return for the Transport Ministry’s construction projects under the Thai Khemkhaeng stimulus package.

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Contractor claims 20% kickback to politicians

Infrastructure services, if quickly improved, could promote a better investment climate in Thailand

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Contractor claims 20% kickback to politicians

A clear policy framework is needed, and the development direction set forth by the policy makers should be based on reliable information on the current status of infrastructure development. Systematic, periodic, and internationally-standard information collection within the infrastructure sector will provide Thai policy makers with good background with which to assess the current situation, identify bottlenecks, set clear policy direction, and prioritize projects more effectively .

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