Ministry of Culture Stresses the Policy of Good Governance against Corruption

The Ministry of Culture has stressed its policy of upholding the principles of good governance and transparency against corruption, in order to develop the efficiency of its operations on a continual basis. Permanent Secretary for Culture Yupha Taweewattanakitborvon stated that the Ministry of Culture aims to develop itself as a model of an integrity organization. […]

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Thai Appeals Court upholds former Democrat MP Thepthai’s election fraud conviction

Thailand’s Appeals Court today (Tuesday) upheld the verdict of the Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial court, in sentencing former Democrat MP Thepthai Senpong and his brother Manote to two years in prison without suspension and suspending their election rights for ten years, for election fraud. The brothers were found guilty last year of fraud in the […]

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Thai ex-convict Deputy Minister spared the axe by Charter Court

Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled today (Wednesday) that Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompow, who was found guilty of drug trafficking by an Australian court in 1993, can retain his ministerial post and MP status, despite the conviction. “Even though the defendant was sentenced by the District Court of New South Wales, before he ran for the […]

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One protester arrested after a clash in front of Bangkok Criminal Court

One Redem protester was arrested on Sunday night, following a clash between crowd control police and some hard-core protesters who refused to disperse after the protest in front of the Ratchadapisek Criminal Court in Bangkok. Pol Col Krisana Pattanacharoen, deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police, said Sunday night that some of the Redem protesters […]

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Rights activist on hunger strike as protesters rally at Thai Criminal Court demanding release of Ratsadon leaders

A labour rights activist began a hunger strike in front of the Bangkok’s Ratchadapisek Criminal Court at 4pm on Sunday, demanding release on bail of all anti-establishment Ratsadon leaders and followers indicted on lèse majesté charges and being held on remand. The activist, Ms. Patchanee Khamnak, joined several other followers in a rally at the […]

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