• Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Narathiwat native in custody; ‘no IS links’
    A NARATHIWAT native wanted in Malaysia in connection with allegations of involvement with the Islamic State (IS) has been arrested and is undergoing interrogation, but it is unlikely that he is linked to the terrorist group, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said yesterday.
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:40:13
    Prawit sees possibility of ISIS trying to infiltrate Thailand
    Deputy PM and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday admitted there was a possibility of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) making attempts to set up a branch in Thailand.
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:38:13
    Prawit denies having health problems, asks ‘Why all the fuss?’
    Deputy Premier and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Tuesday denied having health problems.
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:00:00
    Activists detained before making mocking visit to Prawit’s house
    TWO PRO-DEMOCRACY activists were apprehended by police without an arrest warrant, with one alleging physical abuse, as they planned to “bless” Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who opened his residence yesterday to receive well-wishers for the Songkran Festival.
  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:42:01
    Controversial court housing project may be moved out of Doi Suthep
    A controversial residential project for court officials in a Chiang Mai forestland is likely to be turned into an area for public use, with the trees felled to pave the way for construction replanted, deputy premier and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Thursday.
  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 06:13:25
    Prawit raises Asian Games gold target
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Prawit Wongsuwan expects the Kingdom to produce more than 12 gold medals during the Asian Games from August 18 to September 2 in Indonesia.
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prawit dismisses Thaksin prediction of a ‘landslide win’
    THE JUNTA yesterday played down the current visit of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra to Japan, with a key figure disputing a claim by the Pheu Thai patriarch that the party would gain “another landslide victory” in the next election.
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    NACC comes up empty in Prawit scandal, saying watchmakers’ responses needed
    THE National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) continued to drag its feet in the case over Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan’s collection of luxury watches, showing no significant progress in the case yesterday.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:43:51
    NACC could summon Prawit on watch scandal - or terminate probe
    After four months of investigations, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will determine whether it will call Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan to provide testimony in person regarding his alleged possession of multiple luxury watches.
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  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prawit threatens to prosecute activists for violating assembly law
    AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY threatened to enforce the Public Assembly Act against pro-democracy demonstrators as their street rallies have become more frequent in recent weeks.
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:58:50
    Prawit insists firing of Somchai ‘not an emotional act’
    Junta number two General Prawit Wongsuwan insisted on Monday that the recent dismissal of an election commissioner had not been an emotional act, but one based on evidence that the person in question had made remarks that would cause confusion.
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  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:20:27
    Luxury watch findings to be revealed tomorrow as Watcharapol recuses self from meeting
    The president of Thailand’s anti-graft body, Pol General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit, said on Monday that he would not attend a Tuesday meeting held by the National Anti-Corruption Commission to table its findings over the watch scandal involving Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan.
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  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:48:42
    Double-decker coach licences not renewed, says Prawit
    Following on the heels of a major accident involving a double-decker coach, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has confirmed that starting in 2015 licences for the giant buses have not been renewed as they expired.
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:49:08
    ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’ says Prawit about his watches
    Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Thursday that he has not yet done anything wrong in regard to his possession of the luxury watches.
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    NACC panel to submit initial findings on Prawit case
    THE PANEL investigating the luxury watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan will submit the results of its preliminary inquiry to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) next week.
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