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  • September 18, 2014

    Cabinet members required to declare assets by Oct 3

    ... were not allowed to hold more than 5 per cent of shares in a private firm, and if anybody wished to hold a larger stake, they must inform the NACC chairman within 30 days. Also, their shareholding will need to be transferred to legal bodies that manage personal funds within 90 days. The ministers are...

    Politics
  • September 17, 2014

    Cabinet required to declare assets by Oct 3

    He added that details of premier and ministers' declared assets will be disclosed to the public by November 2. Spouses and underage children of the ministers are also required to declare their assets. Worawit spent 10 minutes informing the Cabinet of the regulations and procedures involved in the...

    Breakingnews
  • September 17, 2014

    Prayuth cabinet members told to declare assets within October 3

    ... involved in the declaration of their assets and liabilities to the cabinet members. He stressed that related documents must be submitted to the NACC within 30 days after their swear-in ceremony or no later than October 3. Afterwards, the acquired information is due to be publicized on November 2. Besides...

    Politics
  • September 16, 2014

    All about rice: NACC can't afford to get it wrong again

    ... protests, the scheme was frequently highlighted as an example of the party's policy corruption. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) also appears to have believed this. After taking on an investigation into possible corruption in the scheme in December 2012, it acted swiftly this year. ...

    Politics
  • September 13, 2014

    PM promises investigation into the cost of Cabinet audio system

    ... Anti-Corruption Commission, Vicha Mahakun, sarcastically labelled the audio system as being in the "heavenly realm" because of the price. The NACC will investigate the matter too, said Vicha, adding that a working time frame had not yet been established as it depended on the validity of the allegation...

    Politics
  • September 12, 2014

    NLA okays meeting rules

    ... as Constitutional Court chairman, Worawit Wangsasitiam as a Constitutional Court judge and Supa Piyajitti as a National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) member. Then, a vote on the NLA meeting draft was called, and it passed with a 171:2 vote and three abstentions. The NLA also resolved to give...

    Politics
  • September 11, 2014

    Corruption, Yingluck and rice scheme

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) and the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) were last week locked in a face-off over a historic case that could have far-reaching consequences for the country. The NACC's investigation of the rice price-pledging scheme found that Yingluck was guilty of negligence...

    Opinion
  • September 10, 2014

    Myanmar enters mortal combat against corruption

    ... obtained by Unlawful Means Act (2011). _ Third, Myanmar's ACC should operate jointly with its equivalents in Singapore (the CIPB) and Thailand (NACC) as they have been tackling corruption for many decades. Selecting corruption crusaders and building the capacity of Myanmar's anti-graft body has to be...

    Opinion
  • September 10, 2014

    Overhaul the Attorney-General's Office for the public good

    .... Here in Thailand, the duties and responsibilities Attorney General's Office seem to overlap that of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC). In fact, if the office had been doing its job effectively, there would have been no need for the NACC in the first place. This is one of the reasons...

    Opinion
  • September 10, 2014

    Committee put together to close loopholes in Yingluck case

    The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said last week that the case needed further investigation by a joint panel due to gaps in evidence. The NACC had requested the OAG to indict Yingluck for dereliction of duty for her alleged failure to stem corruption and state losses in the rice scheme. The NACC...

    Politics