Thai Foreign Minister faces pressure to resign ASEAN

Thai Foreign Minister faces pressure to resign

The Thai Constitution Protection Association on June 3 issued a statement calling on Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai to step down before the Constitutional Court makes a verdict on the scandal related to his wife’s failure to declare her stockholdings.
Thai Court drops Yingluck’s petition ASEAN

Thai Court drops Yingluck’s petition

The Criminal Court of Thailand on October 6 dropped a petition from deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra , which accused judges of being unfair in their handling of charges against her.
World

Joint working group to be formed to probe former Thai PM

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) of Thailand is setting up a joint working group with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to probe charges against former Premier Yingluck Shinawatra in relation to the rice pledging case.
World

Former Thai PM Yingluck accused of power abuse

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is being accused of abusing power by using public funds to campaign for the general election in February this year, local media reported on July 28.
Thailand: Red Shirts rally to show support for government World

Thailand: Red Shirts rally to show support for government

Tens of thousands of Thailand’s United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) members, or the Red Shirts, are gathering on the western outskirts of Bangkok to show their support for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
World

Thai EC frees state funds to pay rice farmers

Thailand ’s Election Commission (EC) has approved a request by the caretaker government to use 712 million THB (almost 22 million USD) from the central budget to pay farmers under the state rice-pledging programme.
Thai PM faces corruption charge World

Thai PM faces corruption charge

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has said it had filed charges against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra accusing her of neglect of duty over the government's rice-pledging scheme, local media reported.
Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders World

Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders

The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) has recently affirmed that rice export activities of the country’s private sector are unlikely to be affected by China’s decision to cancel a deal on buying 1.2 million tonnes of rice from the government.
Society

Vietnam prioritises anti-corruption efforts

Vietnam attaches a great deal of importance to preventing and fighting corruption, considering it one of the top priorities in building a professional and modern administration.