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Thailand signs 5 security pacts with Malaysia, aiming at peace

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 – Thailand and Malaysia today signed five agreements on national security in a move that Thai Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung strongly believes will ease the long-standing insurgency in the kingdom’s far South. Chalerm said he was assured by Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Hishammuddin Hussein that Kuala Lumpur will fully assist […]Read More


Yingluck Shinawatra voted most creative politician

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is voted the most creative politician in 2012 in a poll by Bangkok University. While Yingluck wins the 52.1 per cent score, trailing behind are former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (16.3 per cent), Chuwit Kamolvisit (15.3 per cent), Chalerm Yoobamrung (7.1 per cent) and former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra (2.6 […]Read More


Deputy PM Chalerm woos village headmen to fight southern insurgency

BANGKOK, Dec 14 – Village and community leaders in insurgent violence-affected provinces in Thailand’s far South will be asked to lend their hands to the government’s counter-insurgency response, Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung said today. He said he instructed governors of the four southernmost provinces – Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla – to meet with […]Read More


Pathum Thani Police arrest three with Bt250 million drug haul

BANGKOK, Dec 14 – Three suspected members of drug syndicate were arrested in Pathum Thani with 500,000 methamphetamine pills and 50 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine or ‘ice’ with an estimated street value of Bt250 million. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrong, in charge of national drug suppression, told a news briefing of the arrest of three […]Read More


Thailand is not a terrorist country: Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm

BANGKOK, 7 December 2012 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Police Captain Chalerm Yubamrung has affirmed yesterday that Thailand is not a country of terrorism after it was ranked eighth in the global terrorism index by the Institute for Economics and Peace. Police Captain Chalerm downplayed the ranking by the US agency and attributed the misunderstanding […]Read More


Thai authorities on alert as anti-government rally nears

BANGKOK, Nov 16 – Security agencies concerned about the upcoming Pitak Siam anti-government rally will meet Monday at Government House in a meeting to be chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung as the Nov 24 protest date draws nearer. Secretary general Paradorn Pattanathabutr of the National Security Council (NSC) said today that the meeting […]Read More


Opposition files no-confidence motion against PM Yingluck Shinawatra, three ministers

BANGKOK, Nov 9 – A no-confidence motion was lodged in Parliament on Friday against Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, her deputy Chalerm Yubumrung and two other ministers for mismanagement leading to corruption. A group of opposition MPs led by Jurin Laksanawisit, opposition chief whip, lodged the no-confidence motion with House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont. Read more: […]Read More