Money and politics / Jakarta political financing / Thailand politician ethics
Anti-corruption in the OGP: Opening up money and politics to ensure fairness and equality (Blog). “The [Open Government Partnership] provides a space for civil society to advance politically sensitive issues, such as money in politics, and ensure they get to the top of the agenda of urgent policy reforms.”
Jose Maria Marin/Transparency International: https://voices.transparency.org/anti-corruption-in-the-ogp-opening-up-money-and-politics-to-ensure-fairness-and-equality-c1ea8e4b9e48
Breaking the cycle of corruption (Editorial). “It is not impossible to break this cycle of corruption. We can start by reforming the campaign and political party financing system and punishing the parties…that keep electing corrupt leaders.”
Citing ethics, Thanathorn puts assets under blind trust. Though it’s still uncertain whether Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit will hold any political office, the ex-businessman told reporters he wanted to “set a new standard” for Thai politics.
Teeranai Charuvastra/Khaosod English: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2019/03/18/citing-ethics-thanathorn-puts-assets-under-blind-trust/