Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Thung Yai sanctuary chief files complaint against Premchai for attempted bribery
CHIEF FOREST RANGER Wichian Chinwong has filed a bribery complaint against the president of Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD), Premchai Karnasuta, who is accused along with three companions of poaching and possessing wildlife at the Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province.
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:07:08
Audio clip leads to bribery probe of Premchai
Police will investigate an audio clip recorded during the arrest of construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta to verify whether one of the speakers had tried to bribe an official who was arresting him, deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Rangsibharmanakul said on Thursday.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:51:08
Bangkok school director guilty in tea-money case: preliminary finding
The disciplinary investigation into the alleged bribery case of Viroj Samruan, former director of Bangkok’s Samsen Wittayalai School, has come to a preliminary finding that Viroj was guilty and would be subjected to a dismissal from the civil service with or without benefits and pension entitlement, said the Education Minister’s advisor, Maj-General Kosol Pathumchart on yesterday.
Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:05:56
NACC facing ‘uphill task’ in Rolls-Royce bribery case probe
The National Anti-Corruption Commission on Friday conceded that investigation into the Rolls-Royce bribery case was an uphill task as the irregularities had occurred years ago, while the agency had to wait for related evidence from concerned foreign agencies, NACC secretary-general Worawit Sukboon said.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:06:27
Patong entertainment businesses: Longer hours is solution to corruption
The Patong Entertainment Business Association has weighed in on the local bribery scandal, insisting that the issue will never be solved unless the laws are changed – specifically changes to allow them to stay open longer.
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:01:56
‘Jail time will end one day,’ says Sorrayuth
Jailed former TV news host Sorrayuth Suthassanachinda said he has never considered going on the run even in the face of legal troubles from a much-publicised bribery and embezzlement scandal.
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:06:26
Sorrayuth awaits court decision on his bail request
Media personality Sorrayuth Suthasssanachinda and two other defendants in the Raisom bribery case are anxiously waiting a decision on whether they will be released on bail.
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:29:58
Appeals Court upholds jail term for Sorrayuth
The Appeals Court on Tuesday upheld the first Court's ruling to jail a popular host of morning news programme Sorrayuth Suthassanachinda to 13 years and four months in the Rai-Som bribery and embezzlement scandal.
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Thai firms at risk from long arm of foreign anti-bribery and corruption laws
THERE have been signs that awareness of bribery and corruption risks has been improving in Thailand’s private sector in recent years. However, as Thai companies grow and expand their business interactions into ASEAN and beyond, one often overlooked risk is the increased exposure to extra-territorial anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) laws.
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Base ruling on Samsung heir on evidence, statutes
There are several factors to be considered about the trial of Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung Group, who has been charged with bribery and other suspicions stemming from a corruption scandal involving ousted President Park Geun-hye.
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:00:00
Prosecutors seek 12 years in jail for Samsung heir
SEOUL - Lee has been on trial since April 7 on charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:26:26
Politicians involved in Rolls-Royce-PTT bribery scandal won’t be spared: NACC
THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) vowed it won’t spare any politician found involved in the bribery scandal of UK giant Rolls-Royce paying off former executives of PTT and PTT Exploration and Production.
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:00:00
New rights mediation centre aims to restore the dignity of victims
IN ORDER to avoid contributing to hush money payments, bribery and the gagging of human rights victims, the newly established mediation centre of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Bangkok has put in place multiple steps to screen eligible cases, officials have confirmed.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 01:00:00
Bribery not confined to Thai schools – just ask Trump’s son-in-law
Re: “Probe launched into ‘tea money’ allegation at famous Bangkok school”, The Nation, June 19.
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:08:46
Joint panel to examine legal points in bribery case against Wattana
The National Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday said a joint committee comprising the NACC and the Office of the Attorney-General had been set up to look into contentious points in the case of alleged bribery against former Pheu Thai figure Wattana Muangsook over the Baan Eua-Arthorn housing project for the poor.