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Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul dies of cancer

Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul died of liver cancer at Siriraj Hospital on Wednesday. He was 67. A source in the Pheu Thai Party said Surapong died after being treated at the hospital for three years. He was a former Pheu Thai MP for Chiang Mai. Full story: Bangkok Post Aekarach Sattaburuth BANGKOK POSTRead More

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Former foreign minister Surapong sentenced to two years behind bars

BANGKOK, 20th June 2018 (NNT) – A former foreign minister has been sentenced to serve two years in prison for aiding a fugitive to legally stay abroad. The Criminal Division for Political Office Holders of the Supreme Court, on Tuesday delivered a guilty verdict in a malfeasance case against former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul for […]Read More

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Supreme Court to decide fate of former FM Surapong this

The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders has adjourned the ruling in a malfeasance case against former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul to this afternoon for reinstating a revoked passport for former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Surapong, 65, was indicted in February last year by the National Anti-Corruption Commission for allegedly violating Article 157 […]Read More

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Impeached Surapong to quit Pheu Thai

Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul is set to resign from Pheu Thai Party, a party source said on Thursday. Surapong is set to submit his resignation to the party leader at the Pheu Thai headquarters and hold a press conference on Thursday. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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Surapong impeached by NLA

The National Legislative Assembly late today voted 231 against 4 to impeach Pheu Thai’s former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul. Three members of the NLA abstained the votes. Surapong was accused by the National Anti-Corruption Commission of malfeasance for reissuing two cancelled passports to ousted ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Full story:Read More

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NLA decision on whether to impeach Surapong due next week

The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will decide whether or not to impeach Pheu Thai Party politician and former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul next week. If impeached, Surapong, who is known to be close to Thaksin Shinawatra, would face a lifetime ban from politics under the new constitution. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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NCPO gradually releasing detained persons

BANGKOK, May 29 – The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is gradually releasing political detainees, including former ministers and key figures of Pheu Thai Party. Among the released are Surapong Tovichakchaikul, former deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister, Suranand Vejjajiva, former secretary-general to the prime minister, and key Pheu Thai figures Dr […]Read More

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PCAD Relocates Due To Dwindling Numbers: Surapong

BANGKOK — Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has downplayed what anti-government protesters are calling their “last fight,” insisting that their new move is only a response to waning numbers. Media reports in the past few days suggest that the People’s Committee for Absolute Democracy With the King As Head of State (PCAD) may leave their […]Read More