A Nudge to the Trousers

thiefSome department stores in the United States require employees to carry clear plastic handbags so the company security folks can quickly determine whether there’s any shoplifting going on.  I’d think something similar might be called for here:

Staff at Nepal’s main international airport are to be issued with trousers without pockets, in an attempt to wipe out rampant bribe-taking.

The country’s anti-corruption body said there had been growing complaints about staff at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan airport.

“We discovered that the reports [of corruption] were true,” spokesman Ishwori Prasad Paudyal told the AFP news agency. “So we decided that airport officials should be given trousers with no pockets.”

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(Note: this entry originally appeared at consumerology.com)

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