• Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:05
    No time off for police over Songkran, while revellers warned not to drive after drinking
    Metropolitan Police Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sutthipong Wongpin has instructed police officers not to take days off during the Songkran holidays, so as to provide beefed-up public security.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:55
    Former election commissioner Somchai ready to run in Samut Sakhon
    Former Election Commission member Somchai Srisutthiyakorn drew the number 11 on Monday morning for his candidacy in Samut Sakhon under the Democrat Party banner.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 12:31
    Abhisit would welcome Somchai to Democrat Party
    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Saturday that former Election Commission member Somchai Srisutthiyakorn would be welcomed if he decides to join the Democrat Party.
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  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:00
    Mother appeals for witness in son’s 2016 murder
    Rewadee Kanlahasunthorn, the mother of murder victim Thanit Kanlahasunthorn, on Thursday requested Metropolitan Police acting chief Lt-Gen Sutthipong Wongpin's permission to use evidence from the 2016 case to appeal to the upper court to have the key witness forced to give evidence.
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  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:55
    Somchai withdraws from Electoral Commission selection process
    Former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn has withdrawn from the contest to become the next secretary-general of the Election Commission (EC), he disclosed on Sunday.
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  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
    Sacked Somchai moves on but warns PM about legal advice
    APPEARING unfazed, and still smiling and laughing, sacked election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn left the Election Commission (EC) office yesterday, carrying a Buddha image in a “forgiveness” posture. He said he had forgiven everyone.
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  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:16
    Somchai suggests PM wrongly advised by legal office, calls for justice to be returned to him
    Sacked election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn on Friday posted on his Facebook page calling on Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to examine the legal validity of advice from his legal affairs office in regard to the controversial election date, and if it was found that the PM had been wrong about the issue, he should “return justice to him”.
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  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
    Prayut shifts responsibility for sacking Somchai to unnamed agency
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday he had dismissed former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn from office at the request of a state agency.
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  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:40
    Shock and grief after 18 Kalasin residents killed in coach crash
    The tragic double-decker coach crash on Wednesday night in Nakhon Ratchasima has been followed by an outpouring of grief for the 18 deceased victims, all whom were from Kalasin’s Muang district, including tour guide Sompit Sutthichum, her husband and her two nephews.
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  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 03:00
    Police chief probed over lottery row
    CRIME SUPPRESSION Division officers will this week order the Counter-Corruption Division to take legal action against the embattled Kanchanaburi police chief, Pol Maj-General Sutthi Puangpikul, in relation to a high-profile case surrounding the dispute over Bt30-million winning lottery tickets.
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  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:57
    Current EC members can oversee elections, no delay needed, says commissioner
    The current Election Commissioners (EC) have full authority to manage the next general election, as well as local elections, despite the rejection of the entire seven proposed new EC candidates by the legislators, election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 01:00
    Kanchanaburi police chief transferred over role in Bt30m lottery scandal
    KANCHANABURI’S police chief has been transferred out of his post over a lottery-cheating scandal, giving weight to widespread speculation that some state officials had allegedly colluded in the plot to grab the Bt30-million prize from the legitimate winner.
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  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:27
    Provincial commander transferred amid lottery windfall row
    Pol Maj-Gen Sutthi Puangpikul, commander of Kanchanaburi provincial police, has been transferred to Bangkok so the Crime Suppression Division can conduct a transparent investigation into the Bt30-million lottery controversy in which he’s embroiled.
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  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:22
    Thai-Malaysian police join hands to help victims of call-centre scam
    Close cooperation between Thai police and their Malaysian counterparts will enable victims who were detained and forced to work for a “call-centre scam” to return to their homes, Immigration Bureau commissioner Pol Lt-General Sutthipong Wongpin said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:27
    Nigerian brothers arrested over drugs sent by post to Nonthaburi
    Three Nigerian nationals were arrested in Nonthaburi’s Muang district this week along with 2,750 ecstasy pills, which carry a logo in a shape of cell phone SIM card, that reportedly were sent via a post from Belgium to the gang, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sutthipong Wongpin said on Friday.
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