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  • April 10, 2014

    Suthep plays down 'sovereignty' claim

    ... the red-shirt leader, citing the lese majeste law. Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has assigned the party's legal team to submit a complaint concerning the video clip to Yingluck, her deputy Chalerm Yoobamrung, and DSI chief Tarit Pengdith. The latter two are the chief and the director of the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order respectively. Deputy Democrat leader Sathit Pitutecha said he would ask the...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Govt in legal fightback

    ... on the Election Commission and the government to issue a law for a new election to be organised as soon as possible," said Bhokin Bhalakula, a senior legal expert of the party. Labour Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, who heads the government's Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order, yesterday said that Suthep's remark about sovereign status was tantamount to committing political suicide. His plan was clearly...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Kittiratt delays NACC rice-pledging case testimony

    ..., his deputy Yanyong Phuangrach and Kittiratt. The lawyer would request that the NACC review its resolution in order to allow four additional witnesses, including caretaker Labour Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, as the official who was in charge of investigating alleged corruption in the scheme; Deputy National Police chief Pol General Worapong Chewprecha, head of a team investigating alleged corruption in the scheme;...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Democrats seek action against red shirt leader

    ... team to submit a complaint concerning Wutthipong Kachathamkhun, also known as Ko Tee's recent interview with a member of the foreign press to caretaker premier Yingluck Shinawatra, deputy premier Chalerm Yoobamrung and the Department of Special Investigation's chief Tarit Pengdit. In addition, the legal team will ask the crime suppression police to take legal action against Wuthipong. Chavanond said the interview...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Democrats seek action against red shirt leader

    ... party's legal team to submit a complaint concerning Wuthipong "Koh Tee" Kochthammakun's recent interview with a member of the foreign press to caretaker premier Yingluck Shinawatra, deputy premier Chalerm Yoobamrung and the Department of Special Investigation's chief Tarit Pengdit. In addition, the legal team will ask the crime suppression police to take legal action against Wuthipong. The Nation...

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  • April 7, 2014

    History shrouded in golden nutmeg

    After a long time away, acclaimed artist Titarubi is back home with a solo exhibition, "Discourse of the Past", an investigation into Indonesian history. Titarubi, whose work has been collected and exhibited throughout Asia and Europe, displays five pieces in the exhibition at the Philo Art Space in South Jakarta until April 18. They include sculptures, installations and a drawing series. ...

    Life
  • April 6, 2014

    Mysteries of a silent giant

    LAUGH ALL you want, but I can usually tell what my animals are thinking. The dog is, of course, the easiest. She tells me exactly what she has on her mind. When she's sad, her face goes blank. When she's happy, she smiles. When she's even happier, she smiles and her entire body wiggles back and forth. When she's unusually happy, her smile changes. She brings the ends of her mouth together in almost...

    Sunday
  • April 5, 2014

    Jatuporn kicks off red-shirt rally at Utthayan Road

    He addressed the red-shirt people on the stage together with Nuttawut Saikuar and Thida Thawornset. Jatuporn said the Utthayan Road was filled up with red-shirt people since 5 pm while many more were travelling to join the demonstration. He said the rest of red shirts should arrive by 10 or 11 pm. He said the red shirts would show their force to warn the elites against seizing power. The Nation...

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  • April 3, 2014

    NACC wants to hear PM's witnesses before Songkran

    ... of 11 witnesses nominated by Yingluck to testify, while there were more important witnesses worth investigating. Among the nominated witnesses not allowed by the NACC are caretaker Labour Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, deputy police chief Pol General Worapong Chewprecha, deputy secretary-general to the Prime Minister for Political Affairs Pol Maj-General Thawat Boonfueng, and the chairman of the Federation of Accounting...

    Politics
  • April 3, 2014

    Funeral held for slain STR guard

    ...'s violence, which also saw four protesters wounded by automatic gunfire. He said footage from seven expressway surveillance cameras was being compiled to obtain further details of the attack. Chalerm Yoobamrung, who is head of the caretaker government's anti-protest operation, the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order, said he believed such attacks against the anti-government movement would continue,...

    Politics