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  • November 28, 2014

    NLA rejects conflict of interest plea in Nikom impeachment case

    ... by pushing for charter changes in relation to the composition of the Senate. Nikom claimed that false information had been forwarded to the NACC that he had not been taking a neutral position at the meeting as required by his role as acting Parliament president. He also opposed 16 NLA members taking...

    Politics
  • November 25, 2014

    Tougher anti-graft laws set to go to NLA

    ... of provincial and district administrations and other government officials must join MPs and senators in declaring assets. Under Section 18, the NACC would be empowered to authorise arrest warrants for suspects who fail to report to it on schedule. The agency would also be authorised to make arrests...

    Politics
  • November 24, 2014

    NACC seeks life ban for false asset filings

    Sansern Poljiak, secretary-general of the NACC, said yesterday that Provision 12 is one of 28 in the draft bill that would come up for first reading in the National Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The provision states that if the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Office finds...

    Politics
  • November 19, 2014

    Criminal case against Yingluck 'a step closer'

    Legal experts say there is a high probability the joint panel from the Office of the Attorney-General and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) - working together to plug up loopholes in the NACC writ under instruction from the Office - would wrap up the case soon. The last hurdle the joint panel...

    Politics
  • November 15, 2014

    Only one more meeting on Yingluck case, NACC warns

    ... minister Yingluck Shinawatra in connection with her government's rice-pledging scheme if public prosecutors again refuse to take up the case, the NACC chief said yesterday. NACC president Panthep Klanarongran said the anti-graft agency would most likely hold just one more joint meeting with the Office of...

    Politics
  • November 15, 2014

    Three targeted NLA, NRC members not to be suspended

    ... 38 former senators accused of violating the now-abolished 2007 Constitution by backing amendments that would have allegedly benefited them. The NACC decided on Thursday to initiate impeachment proceedings against the ex-senators. In a majority vote, the NACC resolved to call on the NLA to impeach the ex...

    Politics
  • November 15, 2014

    Bonds to be issued to pay off rice losses

    ... rice pledging it would have been better for the country to focus on investment," he said. Meanwhile, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will use the Finance Ministry's latest disclosure of information regarding losses incurred under the rice-pledging scheme of the Yingluck administration...

    National
  • November 14, 2014

    NACC targets 38 ex-senators

    In a majority vote yesterday, the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) resolved to call on the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to impeach the ex-senators in question, NACC secretary-general Sansern Poljieak said. The NACC has decided to forward its investigation results and accompanying documents to...

    Politics
  • November 14, 2014

    DSI to probe alleged park intrusions

    ... per rai. Prawut said the DSI would ask experts to analyse aerial images of the areas obtained by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) so the two bodies were on the same page. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, who presided over the Special Case Committee meeting, said the DSI probe...

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  • November 14, 2014

    Three members of NLA and NRC targeted by graft agency 'can still work'

    ... 38 former senators accused of violating the now-abolished 2007 Constitution by backing amendments that would have allegedly benefited them. The NACC decided on Thursday to initiate impeachment proceedings against the ex-senators. In a majority vote, the NACC resolved to call on the NLA to impeach the ex...

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