• Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:19
    Abused draftee no ‘Servant’, merely ‘borrowed’, says Prawit
    Faced with media reports about an Army private having to take care of an officer’s chickens and fighting cocks, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan on Tuesday insisted that there was no such thing as “servant soldiers”.
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  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:05
    Navy will take care of drowned diver’s family: Prawit
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday the Royal Thai Navy would provide assistance to the family of a retired Navy Seals diver who drowned last week during the rescue operation at Tham Luang Cave.
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  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 13:29
    Prawit threatens legal actions against boat captain, owner
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan on Friday threatened legal action against the captain and the owner of an ill-fated tourist boat that sank in the sea off Phuket on Thursday afternoon.
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  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:54
    We’ll have final say on special order to waive primary voting, says junta
    The ruling junta will have the final say over whether to issue a special order to waive a legal requirement for political parties to hold primary voting to select their candidates ahead of the next general election, key junta figures said on Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 18:51
    Colombian arrested in Khon Kaen for allegedly breaking into Prawit’s house
    A Colombian man was arrested on Saturday morning for having allegedly broken into several luxury houses, including a residence of Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan in 2016.
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  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:51
    Junta to meet politicians, but political activity ban to remain
    The junta is set to hold its first meeting with politicians at the end of this month, but parties would remain banned from staging election campaigns until the organic law related to the election of MPs “completes its process”, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04
    Prawit orders serious police crackdown on World Cup gambling
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police to seriously crack down on football gambling and debt-collecting violence ahead, during and after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15, deputy national police chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
    Germany declines to hand fugitive monk over to Thai police
    GERMAN authorities are expected to make a decision in three days on whether to hand over a senior Buddhist monk wanted by Thai police in connection with a massive embezzlement scandal, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:37
    Thai police unable to grill fugitive monk in Frankfurt
    German authorities have yet to allow Thai police to question Phra Phrommedhi, the high-ranking monk suspected of laundering money who fled to Frankfurt and is being detained there in custody, Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Tuesday.
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  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 02:00
    Security issues top Prawit’s talks in the US
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Prawit Wongsuwan discussed with the US Homeland Security under secretary Claire Grady issues related to cyber and maritime security, terrorism and transnational crimes as well as human trafficking during his visit to Washington this week.
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  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00
    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.
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  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:40
    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
    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
    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.
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  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:42
    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.
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