The Criminal Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the release on bail of Pheu Thai MP Korkaew Pikulthong.
Mr Korkaew had his lawyer Jessada Chandee submit the bail request this morning, reasoning that he wanted to join the nation in giving His Majesty the King a birthday blessing on Wednesday and attending the garden party at Government House.
He also said as an MP he was scheduled to join the House committee on economic development in a study trip to Italy and other countries nearby between Dec 8-14.
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