Disgraced former CIB chief Pongpat Chayapan and five other policemen sentenced to 12 years in prison, commuted by half because they confessed to charges of lese majeste and involvement in illegal casinos. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)
The prime minister insists on using his own formula to lead the country out of the political darkness despite opinions from "friendly nations".
Charter drafters agree to setting up a panel to select permanent secretaries, instead of leaving the decision to politicians - curbing their power.
Public prosecutors on Friday pressed corruption charges against well-known TV host Sorayuth Suthassanachinda in the Rai Som fraud case.