• Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    New indictments for rice-pledging convict
    THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) yesterday forwarded a case to the Attorney-General regarding former Commerce Ministery secretary Weerawut Wajanaphukka for new indictments and a trial after it decided earlier this month that he should be charged for having accumulated “unusual wealth”.
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  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Official rulings in Yingluck case revealed
    ONLY ONE JUDGE SAID EX-PREMIER DID NOT HAVE ILL INTENT IN RICE-PLEDGING SCHEME
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  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Prosecutors to seek review of two acquittals in rice-pledging case
    PUBLIC PROSECUTORS will soon finalise key legal points in an effort to seek a review of court verdicts on two criminal cases concerning the previous government’s rice-pledging scheme and fake government-to-government rice export deals.
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  • Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Yingluck case ‘technically over’ in absence of appeals
    THE CRIMINAL case against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in the rice-pledging scheme technically closed on Friday when neither Yingluck nor the prosecutor submitted an appeal, her lawyer and the prosecutor both confirmed yesterday.
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  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Second delay sought in rice deal appeal
    PROSECUTORS at the Attorney-General’s Office yesterday filed a request to the Supreme Court, asking it to postpone the deadline for its appeal over the |G-to-G rice deals under the “Yingluck rice-pledging scheme” for a second time.
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  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00
    Judge in Yingluck case ruled her ‘not guilty’
    Pison Pirun, a judge in the nine-member Supreme Court panel that ruled in the case over the rice-pledging scheme against ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra case, was the only judge to rule her not guilty on the grounds that “she lacked the intention to cause loss or seek advantage she was not entitled to”.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Police colonel faces disciplinary action over Yingluck’s flight
    POL COLONEL Chairit Anurit of the Metropolitan Police faces disciplinary action for his role in driving former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to Sa Kaew province ahead of the scheduled Supreme Court verdict on August 25, in her case related to her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Billions in assets frozen in money-laundering cases
    THE ANTI-MONEY Laundering Office (AMLO) yesterday decided to freeze more than Bt2.3 billion of assets in connection with alleged fraud in the former rice-pledging scheme as well as an embezzlement case associated with the National Office of Buddhism (NOB), a senior official said.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Court finds ex-PM guilty of malfeasance in G2G deals but not negligent in preventing losses
    THE SUPREME Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders yesterdays ruled unanimously to hand down a five-year jail sentence to fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia in the case concerning her government’s controversial rice-pledging scheme after the verdict had been delayed for one month.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:22:24
    Court reading of verdict in Yingluck case to begin at 11am
    The Supreme Court will start reading at 11am on Wednesday its verdict in the case against fugitive Yingluck Shinawatra of alleged negligence in her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:43:21
    Yingluck’s lawyer ‘has not heard from her’
    Norrawit Larlaeng, a lawyer of Yingluck Shinawatra, arrived at the Supreme Court on Wednesday at 8.45am to hear the ruling in the case against the former premier of negligence in managing her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:21:22
    Supreme Court set to rule in case against Yingluck
    The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders is scheduled to read today the verdict in the case against fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of alleged negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:06:14
    NSC chief expects fewer Yingluck followers to show up this time
    Fewer supporters of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra are expected to show up at the Supreme Court on Wednesday after her failure to attend the final hearing in the negligence case against her last month, the secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC) said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:43:36
    Up to 400 Yingluck supporters expected at court on judgement day
    Intelligence sources estimate that around 300 to 400 people are likely to make their way to the Supreme Court this Wednesday to provide moral support for former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, when the verdict in the case against her stemming from her administration’s rice-pledging scheme will be read out – albeit probably in her absence.
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  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:41:24
    Boonsong tries second time for bail 
    The legal team of former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom has applied a second time for their client to get bail while awaiting the outcome of his appeal of his conviction for corruption in the controversial rice-pledging scheme.
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