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Thai armed “men in black” are policemen, Chalerm claims

The armed ‘men in black’, much mentioned during last year’s political violence in Bangkok, are in the media limelight again after Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung yesterday claimed those men donned police uniforms during the day. “I would like to reiterate here that they are policemen,” Chalerm said. Read more: The Nation By The NationRead More


Thai police wrapping up probe into Japanese cameraman’s death

The police report into the death of a Japanese cameraman in connection with the last year’s political mayhem is being wrapped up and the prosecution review will commence next week, Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung said Tuesday. “The Japanese government can rest assured that the case will be solved in a transparent manner and in […]Read More


Chalerm vows to bring Thai ex-PM Thaksin home

BANGKOK, Nov 24 – Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung on Thursday said he will continue to push for an amnesty law which will pave the way for ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to return home. The move however would kickstart only after the government’s campaign against drugs and the cases of 91 Red Shirt protest-related […]Read More


Royal pardon decree will benefit 26,000 people, not just Thaksin

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung on Thursday denied the draft royal pardon decree approved by the cabinet on Tuesday is designed mainly to benefit fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The decree, if put in effect, would benefit up to 26,000 people, he said. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More


Thaksin amnesty decree passes cabinet

The Thai cabinet yesterday endorsed a royal decree to seek amnesty for convicts on His Majesty the King’s birthday next month in a move criticised by the opposition as being designed to benefit former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Government House sources said the decree was raised as an unscheduled item during the weekly cabinet meeting […]Read More


Thai Deputy PM Chalerm to push forward with tougher anti-drug

BANGKOK 3 October, 2011 (NNT) – In another move to stem the spread of narcotics-related crime, Thai Deputy PM Chalerm Yubamrung has planned to apply a new stringent measure which will force rogue authorities to bear harsher consequences. Speaking after a meeting with the Justice Minister, the Deputy PM revealed that all drug addicts would […]Read More


Drug suspects arrested in three cases as Thai government crackdown

CHIANG RAI, Sept 25 – Thai Police arrested a suspected member of a major drug network in the North, two suspected drug traffickers in the capital and a suspected drug smuggler in Phuket. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung and Acting national police chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong informed a news conference on Sunday of the […]Read More


UDD villages in Thailand weapon-free: Chalerm

BANGKOK, 6 September 2011 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Police Captain Chalerm Yubumrung has defended the establishment of villages under the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) that they are weapon-free. Speaking before participating in the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, the deputy prime minister stated that the government cannot let the UDD, known to […]Read More