ABAC Poll: More than half of Thais confident Yingluck government will be corruption-free


BANGKOK, 10 June 2012 – The latest poll has found more than half of Thais still confident that the current government under the leadership of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be corruption-free. 

ABAC Poll has unveiled its latest public opinion survey on the issue of Thais’ democratic spirits and their acceptance of state corruption, which was conducted among some 2,100 sample populations in 12 provinces.

The study showed 78.1 percent have been content with the democratic rule in Thailand, while 59.2 percent viewed the recent state of disorder and conflicts inside and outside Parliament were normal under the rule of democracy.

It also stated that 71.5 percent are against any move to seize power from the people.

Regarding Thai people’s acceptance of government corruption with shared public benefits, the poll found that there remains no sign of lower approval for such exploitation yet.

Lastly, 51.8 percent of the people surveyed said they believe that the current government will not corrupt as they still have confidence in PM Yingluck Shinawatra.