• Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Graft-buster demands action over Prawit’s ‘watchgate’ as NACC backs off
    A GRAFT-BUSTER and former senator took to Facebook yesterday urging concerned authorities to look into Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan’s income and tax payments in regard to the “watchgate” scandal spurred by photos of him wearing expensive watches.
    politics
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:53:47
    Graft fighter outlines ‘watchgate’ scenarios
    Rosana Tositrakul, the former senator turned corruption-fighter, took to Facebook on Monday to urge a full inquiry by the authorities into Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan’s income and tax payments in regard to the “watchgate” scandal spurred by photos of him wearing expensive watches.
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  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:14:33
    NACC ‘can’t suspend’ Prawit over luxury watches
    The National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) president, Pol General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit, said on Monday that is not the agency’s role to consider suspending Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan from duty in regard to allegations that he possessed expensive watches without reporting them.
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  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:03:58
    NACC undecided on letting officials accept more expensive gifts
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission has not yet made a decision about raising the ceiling on the value of gifts that state officials can accept, its president, Pol Gen Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit, said on Monday.
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  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:04:40
     Barcelona to unveil Coutinho, the $192 million man
    Barcelona - Philippe Coutinho will be unveiled as Barcelona's latest star recruit on Monday with coach Ernesto Valverde predicting the world's third most expensive footballer will comfortably fit into a team already containing global superstar Lionel Messi.
    sports
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Investigation of Prawit must be quick, transparent 
    Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwon has written to the National Anti-Corruption Commission about how he came to wear at least one of perhaps 10 ultra-expensive watches and a flashy diamond ring not listed in his assets declaration.
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  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:30:46
    Liverpool land 'honoured' Van Dijk in world record deal for defender
     London  - Liverpool signed Southampton's Virgil van Dijk on Wednesday for a reported £75 million ($100 million, 84 million euros) in a deal that makes him the world's most expensive defender.
    sports
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:05:02
    Prawit denies link to Facebook fan page
    As he faces heavy scrutiny for possessing expensive watches without reporting them to the anti-graft agency, a new Facebook page has emerged showing wholehearted support for Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Prawit’s watch scandal ‘a personal matter’: PM
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday his deputy’s possession of expensive watches was a personal matter, but no one could spare him if he is found guilty.
    politics
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:10:03
    Dog grooming shop fleeced me, says angry owner
    A Facebook Live post by a 32-year-old Chachoengsao man complaining about “Thailand’s most expensive dog bathing fee of Bt2,800” for his Siberian Husky has become a hot topic attracting more than 10,000 comments, nearly 400,000 views and 5,000 shares in 10 hours after he posted it on Thursday evening.
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  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:35:51
    Prawit to explain expensive watch to corruption watchdog
    Deputy PM and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday said that he would clarify to the National Anti-Corruption Commission the reasons he was seen wearing an expensive, but undeclared watch.
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  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Deputy PM Prawit feels the heat after wearing high-end wristwatch
    Leading junta figure General Prawit Wongsuwan has landed himself in hot water again after his flashy timepiece reportedly costing millions of baht got the attention it deserved.
    politics
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Ugly reaction after Facebook ‘model’ posts photos showing welfare card juxtaposed with luxury items
    FACEBOOK USER “Wachrin Tankuranun” has apparently attracted unwanted attention after he posted a photo of an expensive wristwatch, a cup of iced coffee and his government-issued welfare card on the popular social media site.
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  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:21:18
    Singapore to freeze number of cars on its roads
    Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a vehicle, has announced it will freeze the number of private cars on its roads from next year but vowed to expand public transport.
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  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:04:40
    Eight workers arrested for stealing TOT data cables in Trang
    Eight workers of a private firm hired by the Provincial Electricity Authority have been arrested for stealing expensive data cables in Trang’s Palian district.
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