• Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    The Foreign Trade Department of the Commerce Ministry has sold 16.91 million tonnes of rice for Bt140 billion, out of a total stock of 17.76 million tonnes left over under the rice pledging scheme of the previous government .
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
    Court rejects Yingluck’s request to block Bt35-bn rice-pledging compensation
    Authorities can now seize assets of|fugitive EX-PM over rice-pledging scheme
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 01:00
    A slip of the pen can be mightier than dynamite
    People drop bombshells in the social media all the time and with varying effect, but a multi-megaton blast on the rice pledging scheme case has so far gone almost unnoticed in the dust kicked up by Yingluck Shinawatra’s disappearing act.
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:00
    Hunt for fugitive former prime minister Yingluck focuses on six countries
    THAI AUTHORITIES have contacted Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates in the hunt for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra as they believe she travelled through one of the countries to escape.
  • Sat, 26 Aug 2017 14:48
    Judges have not shared Yingluck judgments with each other
    The ruling of the Supreme Court in the rice pledging case against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has not been made official, because the individual judges have not yet announced their decisions to each other, a well-informed source from the court said.
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  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:38
    Best she stays away for now, Yingluck fans believe
    Yingluck Shinawatra’s supporters seemed split 50:50 on Friday over whether to believe that she was indeed seriously ill as claimed by the court, given the lack of a medical certificate, but many felt it was probably best for her to stay away for now, considering what they considered to be the politically biased legal treatment she has received so far.
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  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 01:00
    Law unclear on whether Yingluck could appeal guilty verdict
    THE SUPREME COURT will today deliver verdicts in two historic cases involving ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra, ex-commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom and 28 other defendants.
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:09
    Prosecutors file documents in Yingluck court case
    Public prosecutors on Wednesday submitted 376 pages of documents to the Supreme Court to substantiate claims of wrongdoing by former premier Yingluck Shinawatra and others concerning the previous government’s rice-pledging scheme and allegedly fake export deals.
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  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:48
    Yingluck prosecutors ‘will meet statement deadline’
    Prosecutors in the dereliction case against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in connection with her government’s rice-pledging scheme said on Monday that they had finished drafting a closing statement ahead of the verdict set for August 25.
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  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:12
    Police still assessing manpower required ahead of Yingluck ruling
    Police will continue to assess the situation right up to August 25 before finalising a decision on how much law-and-order manpower would be deployed to ensure security ahead of the arrival of supporters of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose case in connection with her government’s rice-pledging scheme will be ruled upon that day.
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  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:01
    Court security plan to stay in place
    Deputy national police chief Pol Lt-General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said on Wednesday that police would adapt their current security plan and apply it on August 25, when the Supreme Court delivers its verdict in the case against former Prime Minsiter Yingluck Shinawatra.
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  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:19
    Public gathering by Yingluck supporters 'could violate law'
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said categorically on Wednesday that he would be in charge of security when the final verdict is delivered in the case against former premier Yingluck Shinawatra over her government’s rice pledging scheme.
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  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:00
    Yingluck backers came hours before hearing began
    HUNDREDS OF people from across the country yesterday crowded outside the Supreme Court building to show their support for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the final day of testimony in her rice pledging scheme trial.
  • Sat, 01 Apr 2017 17:43
    302 officials charged with malfeasance over rice pledging scheme 
    Some 302 officials from the Public Warehouse Organisation and Marketing Organisation For Farmers as well as warehouse owners and surveyors have been charged with malfeasance in connection with the Yingluck government’s controversial rice pledging scheme.
  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017 19:15
    Rice-pledging probes ‘40% complete’
    More than 40 per cent of the investigation work in the nearly 1,000 cases involving alleged corruption in the Yingluck government’s rice-pledging scheme is completed, it has been claimed.
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