To Get a Passport, Cambodians Asked to Pass Cash

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Re: To Get a Passport, Cambodians Asked to Pass Cash

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Re: To Get a Passport, Cambodians Asked to Pass Cash

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:22 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:33 pm
I wish the DoI would start doing EOS onsite.
They can, and they do...but they really don't like to and will always "push" people towards using agents.
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Re: To Get a Passport, Cambodians Asked to Pass Cash

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:20 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:22 pm
StroppyChops wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:33 pm
I wish the DoI would start doing EOS onsite.
They can, and they do...but they really don't like to and will always "push" people towards using agents.
Want a fixer job in about 12 months? I'll pay you half the savings...

I'm looking forward to it being an online process - can't remember who, but someone wrote in a newspaper article recently that if you want to eliminate the corruption, you need to eliminate the people in the process.
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Re: To Get a Passport, Cambodians Asked to Pass Cash

Post by that genius » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:46 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:20 pm
I'm looking forward to it being an online process - can't remember who, but someone wrote in a newspaper article recently that if you want to eliminate the corruption, you need to eliminate the people in the process.
iirc, the WP process was taken over by a Malaysian company who made it an online thing, much to the chagrin of the guy who was coining it from back-payment commission skimming.

Then the price went up.

Seems the process involves paying more money, as usual, but to fewer people. I'd prefer to give $10 to a local tuk-tuk than $10 (or $20, more realistically) to some sweaty-palmed, podgy Uriah Heep expat.
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