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  • November 3, 2015

    Campaigns fizzle, legal tactics blocked, as Yingluck's court day nears

    ... her actions. The former premier was also allowed by the Supreme Court to permit testimony from more witnesses, such as outspoken former minister Chalerm Yoobamrung, who did not have a chance to give a statement to the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Her tactical move appeared to give her the upper hand...

  • October 31, 2015

    Research reveals ugly side to Bangkok life

    It's time Bangkok people seriously express their expectations and push for those involved to deliver," TFF executive chairman Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput said. He spoke after a study by the TFF showed Bangkok people spend three hours a day on commuting on average, and traffic problems are worsening...

  • July 4, 2015

    NACC denies antagonism toward Yingluck regime

    ... and 2010 had already met with the NACC to acknowledge the charges against them. However he said a few people including former deputy premier Chalerm Yoobamrung had asked for a deferment, with Chalerm saying he was recovering from a health problem. Vicha said the accused had 15 days to defend themselves after receiving...

  • June 27, 2015

    Yingluck's total assets drop by Bt4.9 million

    ... PM Plodprasop Suraswadi was the richest among Yingluck's former Cabinet members, with assets worth Bt966.1 million. Former labour minister Chalerm Yoobamrung has assets of Bt169.7 million; former finance minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong has Bt53.2 million; ex-PM's Office minister Santi Prompat Bt15.3 million; former...

  • February 4, 2015

    Yingluck Bt11m better off after her stint as MP

    .... Udomdej Ratanasatien Bt21 million. Worachai Hema Bt7 million. Nattawut Saikua Bt17 million. Dr Weng Tojirakarn Bt26 million. Chalerm Yoobamrung Bt170 million. Prompong Nopparit Bt16 million. Khattiya Sawasdipol and her spouse Bt6 million. Somsak Kiatsuranont Bt1 million. Those from...

  • February 3, 2015

    Politicians declare their assets to NACC

    ... Udomdej Ratanasatien Bt21 million; Worachai Hema Bt7 million; Nattawut Saikua Bt17 million; Dr Weng Tojirakarn Bt26 million; Chalerm Yoobamrung Bt170 million; Prompong Nopparit Bt16 million; Khattiya Sawasdipol and her spouse Bt6 million; and Somsak Kiatsuranont Bt1 million. Those...

  • January 18, 2015

    Ex-ministers defend rice scheme via YouTube video

    ... was accused of corruption, they did not stay still and appointed a subcommittee to eradicate corruption, which was headed by former minister Chalerm Yoobamrung. Kittiratt also claimed that the rice-pledging scheme did not affect business negatively, saying the country should also note the beneficial aspects of the...

  • December 22, 2014

    Claims of substandard rice distorted: ex-deputy minister

    ... such as the Foreign Trade Department team, a committee checking the rice-pledging operation and the special police team appointed by ex-deputy PM Chalerm Yoobamrung. "She would definitely not get impeached for dereliction of duty that led to grave damage to the state, as accused," he claimed.

  • October 27, 2014

    Chalerm's 'insight' may be blind loyalty

    ... Chan-o-cha's situation. The first was said by the man himself and the second by someone who knows a thing or two more about politics than him. Chalerm Yoobamrung, resurfacing to deny rumours about his death or grave illness, stated that every time the military asserts its might politically, Thaksin Shinawatra benefits...

  • October 20, 2014

    Chalerm a secret anti-Thaksin weapon

    Chalerm Yoobamrung has broken his conspicuous silence since May 22 with gems that Thaksin is winning the political battle because of the coup. Wow, that is enlightening and clever. However, Chalerm's message fell flat in two of his statements. First, was his claim that the eternal victory would not happen if "Thaksin dies...