• 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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  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Boonsong wants wife to drop opposition to assets freeze
    FORMER COMMERCE minister Boonsong Teriyapirom, who has been jailed for malfeasance of duty over the Yigluck government’s rice-pledging scheme, yesterday advised his wife to drop a charge against top officials who froze both of their bank accounts as part of the government’s civil liability lawsuit against him, said their lawyer, Narin Somnuek.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 14:57:51
    Boonsong assets case verdict postponed
    The Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases has postponed its verdict on alleged misconduct committed by state agencies regarding the seizure of ex-commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom’s assets in connection with the previous government’s rice-pledging scheme.
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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:04:56
    Judges decide when to read Yingluck verdict: Deputy PM
    It is up to the panel of judges how and when they want to read the verdict in the rice-pledging scheme trial of ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Monday.
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  • Sun, 27 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    We can learn from the studies into the flaws of the rice-pledging schemes
    THE TWO studies that looked closely into the flaws of the past governments’ rice mortgage scheme might not have gained public attention had the Attorney-General not mentioned one of them in 2014, one of which the National Anti Corruption Commission had cited as part of its indictment report against wrongdoers involving in the scheme, including former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
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