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65% 'okay with corruption' if they gain

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Thai people's willingness to accept corruption remains disturbingly high despite the growing attention devoted to the issue, according to Abac Poll. 

Sixty-five percent of respondents surveyed this week said government corruption was acceptable if they also benefited from such activity.

The result was little changed from a survey done in March, when 65.5% said corruption was acceptable. The figure has been 60% or higher ever since Abac Poll began asking the question in November 2011.

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