• Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Benja, 4 others released on Bt500,000 bail each
    THE SUPREME Court order the temporary release of Benja Louichareon, a former deputy finance minister, and four other persons sentenced to a three-year jail term for abusing their authority to help Panthongtae and Pinthongta Shinawatra, the children of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, evade income taxes on their sale of Shin Corp shares in 2006.
    national
  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Second delay sought in rice deal appeal
    PROSECUTORS at the Attorney-General’s Office yesterday filed a request to the Supreme Court, asking it to postpone the deadline for its appeal over the |G-to-G rice deals under the “Yingluck rice-pledging scheme” for a second time.
    politics
  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00
    Judge in Yingluck case ruled her ‘not guilty’
    Pison Pirun, a judge in the nine-member Supreme Court panel that ruled in the case over the rice-pledging scheme against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra case, was the only judge to rule her not guilty on the grounds that “she lacked the intention to cause loss or seek advantage she was not entitled to”.
    politics
  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Supreme Court upholds jail |for father of Akeyuth killer
    THE SUPREME COURT yesterday sentenced Master Sergeant Ittipon Pengduang to one year and four months’ imprisonment for receiving stolen property in connection with the murder of outspoken businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr in June 2013.
    national
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    ‘He’ or ‘she’? Get it wrong in California and you face jail
    In a country where arguments over “binary” and “non-binary” lavatories end up before the Supreme Court, we shouldn’t be too surprised at the latest legal absurdity from the US.
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  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:31:48
    Supreme Court delays yellow-shirt verdict again
    The Supreme Court on Thursday postponed the reading of the verdict on yellow-shirt protesters’ intrusion into the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand building nine years ago as some of the 85 defendants were absent.
    politics
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Police colonel faces disciplinary action over Yingluck’s flight
    POL COLONEL Chairit Anurit of the Metropolitan Police faces disciplinary action for his role in driving former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to Sa Kaew province ahead of the scheduled Supreme Court verdict on August 25, in her case related to her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
    politics
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:39:43
    Pheu Thai seeks NACC probe into PM, Cabinet for  appointing Yingluck-case judges to posts outside court
    The Pheu Thai Party’s legal team yesterday petitioned the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to investigate whether Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his Cabinet members had violated laws by appointing two of the Supreme Court judges who had ruled in the case against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to positions outside the court.
    politics
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:52:36
    Yingluck, prosecution, have wide scope for conviction appeal: Courts
    Under the new constitution, a convicted political office holder has a wider opportunity to appeal to the Supreme Court than was permitted under the previous constitution. They could appeal either the proven “facts” of the case or on the basis of a legal technicality, Suebpong Sripongkul, spokesman for the Courts of Justice has said.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Court finds ex-PM guilty of malfeasance in G2G deals but not negligent in preventing losses
    THE SUPREME Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders yesterdays ruled unanimously to hand down a five-year jail sentence to fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia in the case concerning her government’s controversial rice-pledging scheme after the verdict had been delayed for one month.
    politics
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:13:16
    Question of Yingluck appeal still undecided
    Norrawit Larlaeng, a lawyer for ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, said at the Supreme Court after the verdict on Wednesday that the case was still not concluded, and it was yet to be decided whether Yingluck would appeal the verdict that would land her in jail for five years.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:03:44
    Yingluck sentenced to five years in prison
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously to sentence fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to five years in prison.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:43:14
    Yingluck verdict ‘still being read’ at 2pm
    Deputy spokesman of Pheu Thai Party Wim Rungwatanachinda told reporters the verdict in the case against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was still being read by the Supreme Court as of 2pm on Wednesday.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:46:49
    Second warrant out for fugitive daughter embroiled in rice scam
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a second warrant for the arrest of a businesswoman who has been convicted over the bogus government-to-government rice deal and was set to be imprisoned for four years.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:22:24
    Court reading of verdict in Yingluck case to begin at 11am
    The Supreme Court will start reading at 11am on Wednesday its verdict in the case against fugitive Yingluck Shinawatra of alleged negligence in her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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