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  • August 28, 2015

    Bail granted for pregnant 'pretty' who got shares

    Chuwong died on June 26, just days after the share transfer took place, prompting his family to lodge complaints with police. It remains unknown if Chuwong really died in a car accident. Kantana Siwathanapon, who was more than 20 years younger than Chuwong, surrendered yesterday and has denied...

    National
  • August 18, 2015

    'Figures seeking to derail probe'

    INFLUENTIAL figures have been trying to interfere with ongoing investigations into the death of construction tycoon Chuwong Saetang and the transfer of nearly Bt300 million worth of his shares to two women, National Police chief |Pol General Somyot Poompan-muang said yesterday. The share transfers...

    National
  • August 5, 2015

    Public reminded not to fall foul of the amended copyright law

    Malee Choklumlerd, directorgeneral of the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), said the confusion was not related to the amended Copyright Act, but to the previous version of the intellectual property law (1994). However, she said it was good to see that people are being more aware of and are...

    Business
  • July 30, 2015

    Banyin denies affairs with share recipients

    The crash occurred on June 26 while Banyin was driving the billionaire home from a game of golf. Chuwong's family suspects foul play in light of the fact that the shares were transferred to two women just days before his death - and that Banyin escaped the crash unscathed. Police are now investigating...

    National
  • July 25, 2015

    Police study Chuwong's beneficiaries

    MYSTERY continues to shroud the death of construction tycoon Chuwong Saetang, prompting investigators to tackle the question of who are the beneficiaries from his passing. At this point, it remains inconclusive whether Chuwong died of an accident or was murdered on June 26. "We will have to...

    National
  • July 24, 2015

    Share recipient claims romantic ties with tycoon

    The huge transfer of shares from Chuwong Saetang to golf caddie Kantana Siwathanapon had raised doubts because it took place just four days before his death. The tycoon died in a crash on June 26, while the driver of the car escaped unscathed. "He wanted to familiarise me with stock trading...

    National
  • July 22, 2015

    Chuwong was alive when his car crashed, says top cop

    Colonel Akaradej Pimonsri revealed this information as suspicion grew that Chuwong might have been killed and his body put into the car to make it look like an accident. The man driving the car was former deputy commerce minister Pol Lt-Colonel Banyin Tangpakorn, who was giving Chuwong a ride home when...

    National
  • July 21, 2015

    Police probe death of Banyin's ex-wife as plot thickens

    Chuwong's family suspect foul play. Banyin, a former deputy commerce minister and ex-MP, claims Chuwong was killed in a road accident, though Banyin himself did not sustain any injuries after the car crash. Soon after Chuwong's death on June 26, his family discovered that a large number of his shares...

    National
  • July 9, 2015

    Abhisit to join TV show on reform and reconciliation

    ... a transition period, moving towards a new democratic government. He emphasised that the prime minister had no intention of staying on in power. Noppadon Pattama, former foreign minister under then-prime minister Samak Sundaravej, expressed his concerns over the future of Thailand. He feared that after...

    Politics
  • July 9, 2015

    The wind whispers Murakami

    ... who're not affiliated with it. Veteran playwright and director Apirak Chaipanha, known for his previous works for Theatre 8X8, has adapted Noppadon Wejsawat's Thai translation of the Japanese novel and his storytelling technique is simple, clear and effective. His choice of using a live band not only fits...

    Life