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Niwatthamrong defends Ms Yingluck Shinawatra over rice pledging scheme

Former deputy prime minister and commerce minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongpaisarn defended former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra over the rice pledging scheme before the fact-finding panel today (Monday). Emerging from a meeting with the panel, Mr Niwatthamrong said he told the panel that Ms Yingluck was not negligent in overseeing the rice scheme as charged by the […]Read More

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Senator threatens to sue acting premier Niwatthamrong

Senator Paiboon Nititawan yesterday threatened to take legal action against acting Prime Minister Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan if he insisted on scheduling the election date with the Election Commission (EC), as he did not have the authority. Paiboon cited a Constitutional Court ruling earlier, barring charter court chairman Charoon Intachan from joining a selection committee to nominate […]Read More

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Thai Government offers condolences to Laos

BANGKOK, 19 May 2014 (NNT) – The Thai government has sent a letter of condolence to Lao People’s Democratic Republic following a plane crash incident that took place early on Saturday. Acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan, on behalf of the Thai government, sent a letter expressing his condolences after a Lao military aircraft carrying 14 […]Read More

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Caretaker PM Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan affirms the government is still in

BANGKOK 14 May 2014 (NNT) — Caretaker prime minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan has reaffirmed on a CNN interview that the current Thai government is still in control — adding that the people can expect an election to take place. Mr. Nitwatthamrong, currently acting as the caretaker prime minister after former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was dismissed […]Read More