• Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Prayut urges faster legislative process as junta due to step down in one year
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday met with ministers and legislators in a special meeting to discuss legislation, instructing officials to ensure that they would be finished with the work within the remaining one year as the junta is scheduled to step down.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:34:03
    Old Thaksin cases could be revived retroactively, says Deputy PM
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam reiterated on Monday that he believes that the legal procedures against political office holders in criminal cases law could be applied retroactively against alleged wrongdoers, opening up the possibility that this could be applied to the outstanding cases against former PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
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  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Forestry chief appeals over transfer order
    OUTGOING FORESTRY Department Chief Chonlatid Suraswadi yesterday submitted a letter to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, asking for justice regarding his sudden transfer to the Permanent Secretary Office of the PM’s Office as a special adviser.
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:25:10
    Wissanu ‘disappointed’ at withdrawal of a prominent thinker and Pheu Thai practitioner from strategy committee
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday that he felt disappointed when two prominent thinkers turned down a request to sit on the national strategy committee.
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  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:10:12
    Foreign Ministry 'has authority' to revoke Yingluck's passport
    There is no need to use absolute powers under Article 44 of the Constitution to revoke the Thai passport of fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as the Foreign Ministry’s authority alone should be sufficient, Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:59:23
    Deputy PM questions Yingluck asset seizure
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday that concerned parties must study the court verdict in the malfeasance case against former premier Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday before proceeding with asset seizures under the administrative order issued months earlier.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:56:03
    The Cabinet, not committees, will choose reforms: Deputy PM
    While citizens will be consulted during various government-driven reform processes, it is the Cabinet that will make final choices in the reforms to be implemented, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday.
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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:04:56
    Judges decide when to read Yingluck verdict: Deputy PM
    It is up to the panel of judges how and when they want to read the verdict in the rice-pledging scheme trial of ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Monday.
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  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:11:27
    Reform panels ‘more significant’ as they have legal authority: Wissanu
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam insisted on Monday that the setting up of the new reform committees was not a redundant exercise, and that they would be nothing like their predecessor reform assemblies.
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  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:12:54
    Two organic bills proposed for royal endorsement
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam confirmed on Monday that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has already proposed the organic bills concerning the Election Commission and the criminal procedures against political holders for royal endorsement.
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  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:08:39
    Strategy committee members list heads to Cabinet
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday that the list of proposed members of the new national strategy committee would be sent to the Cabinet for endorsement by August 29.
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  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:14:04
    Cabinet approves bill on conflicts of interest
    The draft bill concerning the prevention of conflicts of interest among state officials, which has been approved by the Cabinet, would give legal heft to ongoing efforts in this area, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, a noted legal expert.
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  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:40:00
    Yingluck can appeal if convicted: Wissanu
    Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra can appeal if the Supreme Court passes a guilty verdict against her next month, but she will have to wait until the organic law on legal procedures comes into effect, Deputy Prime Minister and legal expert Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:46:19
    Another 70 officials suspended for alleged corruption
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday said that more inspections would be done after 70 officials and local political office holders were suspended on Tuesday for alleged corruption or abuse of authority.
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  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:59:40
    Petition of EC law to Constitutional Court won’t affect election call, says Deputy PM
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Friday that the Election Commission’s petition to the Constitutional Court against the new NLA endorsed EC draft bill would affect the process of royal endorsement of the government’s final submission.
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