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Published: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:16:15

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Leave Yingluck probe to police, says Prawit

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:17:04 GMT

Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Monday rejected calls for the junta to set up a special panel to investigate former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s flight, saying it’s a police matter.

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Pheu Thai dismisses chance of Prayut returning as PM

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

MOST people would bet on junta chief General Prayut Chan-o-cha returning as the next prime minister given the current military-sponsored Constitution that paves the way for him to continue to rule the country.

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Credibility of Thai justice system tested by probe of officials abetting Yingluck’s escape

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has been urged to appoint a credible committee to investigate police officers responsible for helping ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of the Supreme Court’s scheduled August 25 reading of its verdict on her criminal case.

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Report points finger at police officer for helping Yingluck flee into Cambodia

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

AN official police report states that a senior metropolitan police officer helped ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra to flee ahead of the Supreme Court’s scheduled reading of its verdict in her criminal case.

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US envoy urges end to violence in Rakhine

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Murphy, who also visited Thailand, calls on Myanmar military to let in humanitarian aid to violence-hit area

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Politicians share concerns over election timetable

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

KEY POLITICAL figures have jointly voiced concern about the uncertainty in the election timeline due to various factors, including the enactment of organic laws and the issue of reconciliation. But they agreed that the best timing for the poll would be late next year, following the junta’s road map.

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Junta should allow more dissent: Suan Dusit poll

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:04:31 GMT

Politicians are still under tight control by the junta, said respondents of the latest Suan Dusit poll, about the roles of politicians during the Prayut government.

Lower Mekong dam decision to be appealed

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:14:16 GMT

The Rak Chiang Khong conservation group will file an appeal against the Administrative Court’s dismissal of its complaint against Thai authorities involving the Pak Bang dam, the third dam planned along the Lower Mekong River, as they are worried about its potential impacts.

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Resources and environment committee sets its goals

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:49:46 GMT

The reform committee on natural resources and environment has endorsed its four prime goals.

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Three police interrogated over role in Yingluck’s escape

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Ex-prime minister possibly fled by avoiding immigration checkpoint and entering Cambodia through a casino.

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Pheu Thai seeks evidence of police role in Yingluck’s escape

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:08:10 GMT

The caretaker secretary-general of Pheu Thai Party, Phumtham Wechayachai, on Friday urged authorities to show clear evidence whether policemen who were interrogated on Thursday night were involved in the flight of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

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Yingluck likely fled via Aranyaprathet border: Deputy PM

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:01:27 GMT

Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Friday said he believed that former PM Yingluck Shinawatra had fled the country via the Aranyaprathet border in Sa Kaew province.

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Three policemen grilled as possible Yingluck accomplices

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:45:02 GMT

Three police officers taken into custody for allegedly helping former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra slip out of the country were granted temporary release on Friday morning.

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Senior police officer detained over alleged role in Yingluck’s escape

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:31:52 GMT

A police deputy commander was detained for interrogation on Thursday night on suspicion of allegedly helping former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country.

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Fukuoka’s Grand Prize goes to Pasuk and Baker for acclaimed books on Thailand’s changes

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:47:22 GMT

Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker, a couple in both life and in their esteemed scholarly work, on Thursday received the highest award granted by Fukuoka city, Japan.

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Ex-PAD leaders slapped with Bt522m siege bill

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Damages linked to airport takeovers in 2008 as former yellow shirts hit for political action.

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Committee to probe media boss sexual harassment allegation

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

THE THAI Journalists Association (TJA) yesterday resolved to set up a fact-finding committee comprising experts of various fields to probe allegations that a media executive sexually harassed one of his employees, forcing her to quit her job.

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Small crowd expected for Yingluck verdict reading

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:39:18 GMT

Police anticipate that 300 to 400 supporters will travel to the Supreme Court in Bangkok next Wednesday, when a verdict in the case against fugitive ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be read, almost certainly in her absence.

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Prayut’s visit to US may happen soon

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:38:33 GMT

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha should be able to visit the United States by early next month, Deputy Government Spokesperson Lt-General Werachon Sukondhapatipak said on Wednesday.

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Critics reject Suu Kyi appeal

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Supporters say she has limited power, while Myanmar public disputes existence of Rohingya.

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