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Jaruvan waits for royal word

Published on September 09, 2005 - Having maintained a low-profile over her job status, Auditor-General Khunying Jaruvan Maintaka repeated her intention to "remain silent" on the matter yesterday, 90 days after the Senate's nomination of Visut Montriwat as her successor was submitted for royal endorsement.

She maintained that His Majesty the King alone could dismiss her, just as the King had appointed her as auditor-general in May 2001.

"I came to take the position as commanded by a royal decision, so I will leave the post only when directed by such a decision," she added.

Jaruvan said the controversy did not affect her. "I did not set up the conditions. Those who entangled the knot have to untie it themselves," she added.

The auditor-general was interviewed prior to a speech at a seminar at a Bangkok hotel.

October 11, 2005
- Senate steers clear of motion on Jaruvan

October 07, 2005
- SAC seeks ruling by charter court
- Senate agenda skips Jaruvan

October 05, 2005

- Democrats seek way to avoid
repeat of Jaruvan saga

September 30, 2005
- Request to reinstate Jaruvan

September 29, 2005

- Jaruvan advised to stand down

September 27, 2005

- Audit panel to consider its legal options
- Visut denies being a tool for politicians
- Jaruvan debate pencilled in for Monday

September 26, 2005
- Auditors 'pushing for new nominee'
- Jaruvan popular, poll shows

September 24, 2005

- Visut leaves panel with three

- Impasse eased after surprise move
by Visut

- Seeking Suchon

September 13, 2005

- Suchon brushes off threat from
civic groups

September 12, 2005
- JARUVAN AFFAIR: Suchon told
‘3 days to fix impasse’

- Explain yourself or go’

September 09, 2005
- ‘My govt serves His Majesty’
- Jaruvan waits for royal word
- Thaksin won’t have his loyalty

- TRT pressure builds on Pramuan

September 08, 2005
- Meechai: Senators wrong to
seek meet

September 07, 2005
powers forum packed

- Senators seek talks with King’s
secretary to clarify Visut’s status

- Court decides silence is best option
- TRTmembers call for Pramuan to
be dumped from the party

September 06, 2005
- Senators to seek Asa’s advice
- The King’s constitutional powers
and beyond ...

September 05, 2005

- Surayud to talk on HM’s powers
- AUDITOR GENERAL: Court ‘split’
on Jaruvan issue

power of the MONARCH

- Summery of the Royal Power
book by Pramual Rujanaseri

September 02, 2005

- Royal decision on auditor-general
‘may be imminent’

September 01, 2005
- Royal decision on auditor-general
‘may be imminent’

- Board denies Jaruvan report
- Surayud to speak on royal powers

August 31, 2005
- Senators give Suchon ultimatum
- BURNING ISSUE: Thailand’s iron
lady: Jaruvan

- COMMENTARY: Thaksin should put
his ear to the groun

August 30, 2005

eye of twin storms
- King’s word of approval published 

- Locks changed to Jaruvan’s
office ‘to boost security’
- Chronology of events in
the auditor-general’s deadlock


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