• Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Somyot ‘confident’ after questioned by DSI over Bt300m loan
    AFTER BEING questioned by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) about money he claimed to have borrowed from the alleged owner of a brothel, former national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang yesterday said he was confident he would receive justice and was willing to provide more information upon request.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    My two cents on ex-police chief Somyot 
    I have watched enough cop movies to know that a police chief can be such close buddies with a shady tycoon that huge sums of money pass between them. 
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    NLA urged to probe former police chief
    A FORMER Democrat MP yesterday asked the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to probe a retired national police commissioner who recently admitted borrowing Bt300 million from a wanted brothel owner and doing police work as a sideline.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Somyot ‘does not have to explain’ Bt300m loan in Victoria’s case
    FORMER NATIONAL police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang did not have to explain to police the reasons behind Bt300 million in loans he received from Kampol Weerathepsuporn, the alleged owner of Victoria’s: The Secret Forever massage parlour, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said yesterday.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:32:25
    Former top cop admits borrowing money from massage parlour owner Kamol
    Former national police chief Pol Gen Somyot Poompunmuang has admitted borrowing Bt300 million from Kampol Weerathepsuporn, the elusive alleged owner of Victoria’s: The Secret Forever, the massage parlour where human trafficking and prostitution may have taken place.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Football chief vows league will be ‘transparent and fair’
    Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmoung yesterday promised a transparent and fair-play Toyota Thai League ahead of the country’s top-flight soccer tournament, which kicks off on Friday.
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:19:09
    KBank gives Bt33.7 million to support Thai football
    KBank first senior vice president Lertsak Supitayakul recently Bt33.7 million to Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung, president of the Football Association of Thailand, on behalf of KBank and Chang Suek Kasikornthai debit cardholders.
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  • Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:05:34
    FAT to name national coach this week
    The Football Association of Thailand president, Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmuang, said the search for a new coach of the national team could end very soon and an announcement made by the end of this week.
  • Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    Worawut wants the national coach's job, says Somyot
    The Football Association of Thailand president, Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmuang, has welcomed an approach from Worawut Srimaka to take charge of the national team, provided that the former national striker agrees to work on a full-time basis.
  • Thu, 06 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    Somyot refutes Zico claim
    Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang has dismissed former national coach Kiatisak Senamuang’s allegation that the hiring of Ekkono Method Soccer Services made the technical director’s role redundant.
  • Wed, 05 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    Humbled by Japan and humiliated by boss, ‘Zico’ bows out
    Last week, two men displayed very different ways of dealing with embarrassment after the Thai national football team were humiliated by Japan in a World Cup qualifier. Football Association president Somyot Poompanmoung went public to announce “I’m ashamed.” Soon after, team coach Kiatisak Senamuang thanked his players, fans and family and promptly quit his job.
  • Wed, 05 Apr 2017 01:00:00
    More than 20 coaches interested in Thai job: Somyot
    FOOTBALL Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang has pleaded for time to select a new coach for the national team in place of Kiatisak Senamuang, who departed abruptly last week.
  • Mon, 03 Apr 2017 18:04:33
    Kiatisak’s days were numbered as soon as Somyot took over
    The suddenness of Kiatisak Senamuang’s departure from his job as national football team coach shocked many fans, but the writing had been on the wall ever since power changed hands at the Thai football Association over a year ago.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11:58
    Police ex-chief files complaint over FB page linking him to a casino
    Former police chief Somyot Poompanmoung on Wednesday filed a police complaint against a Facebook page that accused him of jointly investing with a politician in a new casino on the Thailand-Cambodia border near Buri Ram province.
  • Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:05:59
    Ticktock: deadline looms for Kiatisak to resign
    Time is ticking away for national football team coach Kiatisak Senamuang to decide whether to extend his tenure after the Football Association of Thailand president Pol General Somyot Poompanmuang set a Tuesday deadline for him to sign a new contract.
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