Politics
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'Penguin' laid low with gastritis, fatigue: dept

Protest leader Parit "Penguin" Chiwarak, being held in prison on charges relating to the lese majeste law, is suffering from minor ailments but is otherwise in fine condition, according to the Corrections Department.

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8 May 2021

Govt eyes defamation case against MFP after Thamanat ruling

The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry says it will file a defamation lawsuit against the Move Forward Party (MFP) over its harsh criticism of the prime minister.

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Defamation case
8 May 2021

Prayut takes heavy flak

Calls are being made louder than ever before for Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down for his perceived mishandling of the government's response to the third outbreak of Covid-19, which has seen fatalities recorded every day for weeks.

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Prayut takes heavy flak
7 May 2021

Wissanu defends court decision on Thamanat

The controversy surrounding key Palang Pracharath Party figure Thamanat Prompow, also deputy minister for agriculture and cooperatives, has been put to rest, said a deputy prime minister.

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No doubts
7 May 2021

Court grants 'Rung' bail after 2 months

The Criminal Court yesterday approved a bail request for protest leader Panusaya "Rung" Sitthijirawattanakul on the condition that she does not get involved in activities tarnishing the reputation of the monarchy.

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Court grants 'Rung' bail after 2 months
6 May 2021

'Rung' released on bail after 59 days

The Criminal Court has approved bail for the temporary release of Rassadon co-leader Panusaya "Rung" Sithijirawattanakul on condition that she must not get involved in activities deemed to dishonour the monarchy.

6 May 2021
'Rung' released on bail after 59 days
6 May 2021

WeVo protest leader 'Toto' gets bail

Piyarat "Toto" Chongthep, leader of the We Volunteer (WeVo) guards for the pro-democracy protests, has been released on bail on the condition he wears an electronic monitoring bracelet.

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6 May 2021

Thamanat fit to hold post: court

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister and Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) MP for Phayao, Thamanat Prompow, is qualified to hold his positions despite having served four years in an Australian prison in 1994.

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Thamanat  fit to hold  post: court
5 May 2021

Charter Court rules Thamanat qualified to serve as MP

Thamanat Prompow is qualified to be a member of parliament and a cabinet member regardless of his being sentenced to four years in prison in Australia in 1994, the Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday.

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Charter Court rules Thamanat qualified to serve as MP
4 May 2021

Bangkok land price index drops 2.2% in first quarter

The land price index in greater Bangkok recorded a quarterly drop in the first quarter this year for the first time since the index began in 2012.

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Unprecedented drop