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Yingluck Shinawatra verdict opens another can of worms in the

Supporters of Yingluck Shinawatra are cheering an April 2 ruling by the Administrative Court, claiming it clears the fugitive former prime minister of all legal responsibility for her government’s graft-plagued rice-pledging scheme. The court overturned the Finance Ministry’s 2016 order – issued under the post-coup junta regime – demanding that Yingluck pay Bt35.7 billion in […]Read More

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Yingluck Shinawatra freed of B35bn rice compensation order

The Central Administrative Court on Friday annulled the Finance Ministry’s order that fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra pay 35.7 billion baht in compensation for her administration’s loss-ridden rice-pledging scheme. The court found that order number 1351/2559 issued in October 2016 was not legal because the corruption in the process – which included the verification […]Read More

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Bail Denied for September Rally Leaders

BANGKOK, Feb 16 (TNA) – The Appeal Court turned down a request for the temporary release of anti-government demonstration leaders Parit Chiwarak, Arnon Nampa and Somyot Phrueksakasemsuk who faced charges related to their rally last September. The Court of First Instance earlier ordered their detention pending trial on 11 charges including lese majeste and sedition […]Read More

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Charter Court finds PM Prayut not guilty of ethics breaches

The Constitutional Court has dismissed charges of ethics breaches and conflict of interests against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in connection with his continued stay at a property owned by the Royal Thai Army after his retirement as army chief. A guilty verdict would have ended General Prayut’s premiership. The charges against Prayut were filed by […]Read More

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Anti-government rallies in Lat Phrao, charter court Wednesday

Another anti-government rally is planned at Lat Phrao intersection in Chatuchak district on Wednesday, when the Constitutional Court will rule on the legality of the prime minister living in an army house. The Facebook page of the United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration on Tuesday invited supporters to gather at Lat Phrao intersection at 4pm […]Read More

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Prayut Not Worried on His Residence Case

BANGKOK, Nov 30 (TNA) — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he was not worried about a court case of his occupation of a house meant for military officials, saying people should not be concerned prematurely. Gen Prayut who is also the defence minister said that people should not jump to any conclusion on the case […]Read More

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Prayut at risk of becoming third PM axed by charter

General Prayut Chan-o-cha has defied a demand by anti-government protesters for him to step down as prime minister. But he may lose his seat if the Constitutional Court finds him guilty of violating the supreme law next month. The court is scheduled to rule on December 2 whether Prayut violated the Constitution by occupying an […]Read More

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Criminal Court Closes All Online Platforms of Voice TV

BANGKOK, Oct 20 (TNA) – The Criminal Court ordered the closure of all online platforms of Voice TV for violation of the Computer Crime Act and the Executive Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations. Putchapong Nodthaisong, deputy permanent secretary of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), said the ministry sent video clips […]Read More