• Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Case of fake export deals
    THE STORY of the Yingluck Shinawatra government’s rice-pledging scheme and its politics appears to be entering its final chapter with the Supreme Court due to deliver on August 25 its verdict on alleged wrongdoing committed by the former premier.
    politics
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Farmers defend Yingluck scheme and ask for help
    The Supreme Court will read a verdict on the case involving ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her controversial rice-pledging scheme on Friday.
    politics
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Farmers still need income support, says Kittiratt
    KITTIRATT NA RANONG, former deputy premier and finance minister of the previous Yingluck government, yesterday told a Thammasat University seminar that he should have spent more time explaining the merits of the rice-pledging scheme while in office.
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  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Prosecution cites agencies’ warnings on rice scheme to accuse Yingluck
    IN ITS CLOSING statement in former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s case regarding her government’s rice-pledging scheme, the prosecution claimed she had failed to act to prevent damages and irregularities.
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  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Prosecutors file papers ahead of Yingluck verdict
    IN THE lead-up to the August 25 verdict, public prosecutors have 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.
    politics
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:09:16
    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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  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Auditor-General threatens local officials backing ex-PM
    Pheu Thai Secretary General says people 'will give party a chance' as Yingluck verdict nears
    politics
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Auditor-General rejects complaints about rice sales
    THE Office of Auditor-General has insisted that there have been no irregularities in recent sales of state-owned rice totalling 2.8 million tonnes as the government clears up its huge inventory resulting from the previous government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Acquittal likely, says ex-judge
    FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is likely to be acquitted by the Supreme Court in the case concerning her government’s rice-pledging scheme, a former judge said yesterday.
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  • Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:38:12
    Pheu Thai letter details ‘irregularities’
    THE PHEU Thai Party has sent an open letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urging the government to review recent sales of huge rice inventory resulting from the previous government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:12:52
    PM plans to question Yingluck supporters
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday said he would order security officials to speak with former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s supporters who plan to show up when she faces a verdict later this month.
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  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:48:15
    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 17:12:40
    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 01:00:00
    Black-clad Yingluck cuts a relaxed figure at Supreme Court
    The making of a martyr. For all the rights and wrongs of the rice-pledging scheme, this is vengeance, pure and simple.
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  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 15:57:00
    No concerns yet about Yingluck verdict
    National police chief Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda has no concerns about the political situation leading up to judgment day for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the court case related to her rice-pledging scheme.
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