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  • October 22, 2014

    Heat is being turned up on 'fortified' Prayut

    ..., things can change very quickly and what looks like an impregnable fortress can crumble in mere days. He only needs to recall how strong the Yingluck administration was before a political bill turned everything upside down. What Prayut's consolidated power has to steer through, moreover, is a lot more complicated...

    Opinion
  • October 22, 2014

    No lobbying for impeachment cases, just legal checks, Prayut says

    ... all legal aspects till we are confident about the legal issues," he said. Asked if this case would affect the possibility that former PM Yingluck Shinawatra would face impeachment over her handling of the rice-pledging scheme, Prayut said it was not related. "I have not targeted anyone. Whoever commits...

    Politics
  • October 21, 2014

    NCPO urged to go ahead with Somsak, Nikom cases

    ... that the NLA's decision on the impeachment case would set a standard and affect other cases as well, such as the one against former premier Yingluck Shinawatra in relation to the graft-ridden rice-pledging scheme. Rames also said he was determined to gather information in relation to the impeachment of...

    Politics
  • October 21, 2014

    Court dismisses Suthep's complaint against DSI chief

    Suthep, ex-secretary-general of the People's Democratic Reform Committee, filed a suit accusing Tarit of malfeasance and libel for pressing criminal charges against him for leading a political rally and having his assets frozen. The suit, filed in December, said Tarit committed malfeasance by having...

    Politics
  • October 21, 2014

    Yingluck off to see big brother Thaksin in Japan

    Yingluck flew out to Japan on Sunday with her son Supasek Amornchat. She is expected to spend at least five days away before returning. She plans to take her son and his friends to Disneyland while there, a source said. Thaksin will meet Yingluck in Japan and both will fly in his private plane to India to carry out...

    Politics
  • October 20, 2014

    Chalerm a secret anti-Thaksin weapon

    ... leader for Chalerm to break the taboo Second, I could not believe Chalerm said that "the controversial blanket amnesty brought an end to the Yingluck government because it provided the PDRC with a valid reason to overthrow the government". Why didn't he tell Yingluck and Thaksin not to pursue that route when many...

    Opinion
  • October 20, 2014

    Yingluck, son visit Japan

    A source close to her said she left on a Thai Airways International flight from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport at 10 pm to take her son for a vacation in Japan during the mid-year school holidays as she has promised him. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • October 20, 2014

    Yingluck off to see Thaksin in Japan

    Yingluck flew out to Japan on Sunday with her son Supasek Amornchat. She is expected to spend at least five days away before returning. She plans to take her son and his friends to Disneyland while there. Thaksin will meet Yingluck in Japan and both will fly in his personal plane to India to carry out a merit making...

    Politics
  • October 20, 2014

    Court finds against Suthep in DSI case

    Suthep, ex-secretary-general of the People's Democratic Reform Committee, filed a suit accusing Tarit of malfeasance and libel for pressing criminal charges against him for leading a political rally and having his assets frozen. The suit, filed in December, said Tarit committed malfeasance by having...

    Politics
  • October 19, 2014

    Thaksin gained most from coup, Chalerm claims

    ... led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha because no corruption charges had been pressed against members of the ousted government led by Thaksin's sister Yingluck, a Pheu Thai source revealed yesterday. This was exacerbated by the fact that the military rulers had also not branded her government as disloyal to the...

    Politics