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  • September 21, 2015

    Incoming CDC needs to work quicker, says NLA's Surachai

    ... be sceptical and eventually turn their back on the reform process. In a related development, Pheu Thai politician and former foreign minister, Noppadon Pattama, proposed the so-called 'super reconciliation'. It would consists of three elements: stopping hate speech; a forum for politicians to discuss...

  • September 15, 2015

    Indonesia fights fires as haze cloaks SE Asia before F1

    President Joko Widodo ordered the military ramp-up on Sumatra after authorities declared a state of emergency in the islandโ s hard-hit Riau province Monday. The personnel were dispatched to Riau and South Sumatra provinces to help local authorities fight fires, joining over 1,000 soldiers sent...

  • September 5, 2015

    Top court finds Noppadon innocent over World Heritage listing affair

    The court dismissed the allegation of malfeasance, by six votes to three -saying there was insufficient evidence to prove that Noppadon committed a wrongful act. After, Noppadon expressed thanks to the court, his lawyers and officials at the Foreign Ministry who testified for him. "I felt like I've been in...

  • September 4, 2015

    Supreme Court clears ex-foreign minister

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission had filed a lawsuit against Noppadon in March 2013 with Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Person, accusing him of supporting a joint communique in 2008 without seeking approval from parliament. Noppadon on Friday attended the Court ruling and wept after hearing the verdict...

  • September 4, 2015

    Noppadon cleared of malfeasance charges

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission had filed a lawsuit against Noppadon in March 2013 with the Supreme Court's Criminal Division, accusing him of supporting a joint communiqu

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...