Thai court rejects bail for WeVo guards accused of attempting to snatch two Ratsadon leaders from prison van

Attempts by human rights lawyers to seek bail for five WeVo guards, detained at Bangkok Remand Prison for allegedly trying to free two Ratsadon core leaders from a prison truck, have been rejected by the Criminal Court. A Twitter message from the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) said Monday that lawyers at the TLHR had […]

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Cabinet shake-up brings headache for PM Prayut, opportunity for Thamanat

A Feb 24 Criminal Court verdict has placed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in a situation he was dreading — the need for a Cabinet reshuffle he reportedly tried to delay as long as possible to avoid shock waves in his fragile coalition. However, with three of his Cabinet members now sentenced to jail, the PM […]

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Promoting Integrity and Transparency in the Business Sector to Curb Corruption

orruption exists in both public and private sectors. In a move to promote the anti-corruption drive in the private sector, the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), during its recent meeting, approved guidelines to promote integrity and transparency in private companies that are partners in contracts with the public sector.   The meeting also […]

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Thai police raid online casino networks in 7 provinces

Thailand’s cybercrime police raided 8 online casino networks in 7 provinces and arrested 19 people, out of 22 suspects targeted. The raids in Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Pathum Thani, Sara Buri, Rayong, Chaiyaphum, and Chiang Mai, were simultaneous. The police were able to confiscate a total of 8 cars, 199 bank accounts, 2 million THB cash and […]

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12 Ratsadon protesters to be questioned by police about Feb 13th protest at Supreme Court

Summonses have been issued by the police for 12 members of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group for questioning over their alleged involvement in a violent protest in front of Thailand’s Supreme Court on the night of February 13th, during which 23 police were injured. Pol Maj-Gen Piya Tawichai, deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, said […]

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