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Ex-DPM Suthep faulted by anti-graft body in police station construction

After almost a decade of investigation into the scandal surrounding the construction of 396 police stations across the country, the National Anti-Corruption Commission today voted unanimously to fault former Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban for committing malfeasance in office in connection with the project. Mr. Suthep, former leader of the Peopleโ€™s Democratic Reform Committee which […]Read More

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Suthep to face corruption charges in police station case

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has found grounds to charge former protest leader and ex-deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban and others in a case involving alleged irregularities in a police station construction project, a source at the anti-graft agency said. The next step will be to forward the case to the Office of the Attorney-General […]Read More

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Suthep asks whether Abhisit is siding with Thaksin

Ruam Palang Prachachart Thai party founder Suthep Thuagsuban has hit out at Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva by asking whether the latter, to fulfil his ambition to be the next prime minister, has taken sides with fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. This taunt from Suthep, former secretary-general of the Democrat party, followed Abhisitโ€™s statement […]Read More

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Suthep’s party to support Gen Prayut as next PM

The Action Coalition for Thailand Party (ACT) which has former anti-Thaksin protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban as its de facto leader is throwing full support behind Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to return as prime minister after the March-24 election. Suthep told ThaiPBS World in an interview on Tuesday that the party has confidence in Gen Prayut as […]Read More

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After 4 years of manhunt, suspect in grenade attacks on

A man suspected of throwing hand-grenades into the anti-Yingluck government protests at the Victory Monument and on Banthadthong road in January 2014 was arrested this week by police and the military at a Thai-Cambodian border crossing. The arrest of the suspected bomber, identified as Krisda Chaikae, 47, a resident of the western province of Kanchanaburi, […]Read More

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Ex-DSI chief Tarit given 1-year jail term by Supreme Court

Former Department of Special Investigation chief Tarit Pengdit was today sentenced to one-year imprisonment by the Supreme Court for making unfounded corruption allegations against former deputy prime minister Suthep Thuagsuban concerning the construction of 396 police stations. The Supreme Court reversed the acquittal verdicts of the Criminal Court and the Appeals Court which cleared Tarit […]Read More

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Suthep’s fall from grace gathers pace

Whether it’s an illusion of grandeur or self-sacrifice is yet to be seen but the return of veteran politician Suthep Thaugsuban to the streets is certainly a classic example of how to lose your political support in no time. Five years ago, during the 2013-2014 anti-Yingluck Shinawatra protests, Mr Suthep stood taller than any career […]Read More