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NACC to appeal Against Supreme Court Decision on 2008 Rally

BANGKOK, 30th August 2017 (NNT) - The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has submitted an appeal against the Supreme Court’s Division for Holders of Political Office after it absolved a former Metropolitan Police chief of wrongdoing over his involvement in the dissolution of a People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) gathering.
Date: 30 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

CDC: Yingluck can Appeal against Court’s Decision if found Guilty

BANGKOK, 26th August 2017 (NNT) - Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is entitled to lodge an appeal within 30 days of the court delivering its verdict in the case against her, according to the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC).
Date: 26 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

CDC hails NLA’s Decision to have Court settle Ombudsman Act case

BANGKOK, 13th August 2017 (NNT) - The Constitutional Drafting Commission (CDC) has lauded the National Legislative Assembly's (NLA) decision to ask the Constitutional Court to rule on the legality of the draft Ombudsman Act.
Date: 13 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

EC supports NLA’s Request for Constitutional Court’s Review of Draft Law in Question

BANGKOK, 10th August 2017 (NNT) - The Election Commission is supporting the National Legislative Assembly’s request for the Constitutional Court’s review of the draft law in question.
Date: 10 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

EC accepts Court Ruling on Organic Law for Election Commission

BANGKOK, 4 August 2017 (NNT) - The Election Commission (EC) has reportedly accepted the Constitutional Court’s ruling that the EC bill does not contradict the intent of the new charter. The EC had previously petitioned to the Court to rule on the constitutionality of the draft organic law on the Election Commission. EC Chairman Supachai ...
Date: 04 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NACC can file Appeal in 2008 Protest Disposal Case: CDC Spokesman

BANGKOK, 6th August 2017 (NNT) - The Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) has confirmed that the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has the power to file an appeal seeking to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision to acquit former Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat and three other defendants in a case involving the deadly dispersal of ...
Date: 06 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

CDC Chairman: Primary Vote Fraud doesn’t automatically disqualify Candidate until Court Ruling

BANGKOK, 25th July 2017 (NNT) - The Chairman of the Constitutional Drafting Commission has revealed that any future election candidate can still run for office even after he or she is found guilty of primary vote fraud.
Date: 25 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

EC submits Petition against Election Commission Bill to Constitutional Court

BANGKOK, 22nd July 2017 (NNT) - The electoral organ has already handed a petition detailing objections to two sections of the draft Election Commission Act to the charter court, which automatically puts a royal endorsement on hold.
Date: 22 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reconciliation Commission to receive Draft Unity Contract by Monday

BANGKOK, 22nd July 2017 (NNT) - The draft unity contract will be in the hands of the Unity, Reconciliation, and National Strategy Commission on Monday.
Date: 22 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Civil Court orders 43 Million Baht of Nen Kham Assets be turned over to the State

BANGKOK, 21 July 2017 (NNT) - The Civil Court has ordered the seizure of assets from defrocked monk Nen Kham and 8 others totaling 43 million baht to the state, deeming the gains ill-gotten.
Date: 21 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

RLPD to upgrade Arbitration Service

BANGKOK, 13th June 2017 (NNT) - The Justice Ministry is planning to upgrade its mediation service covering community-level disputes.
Date: 13 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reconciliation Subcommittee soliciting more Input

BANGKOK, 22nd April 2017 (NNT) - The government-appointed reconciliation subcommittee is slated to hold more hearings to collect opinions on ways to foster national unity and reconciliation.
Date: 22 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reconciliation Subcommittee meets to Draft "Social Contract”

BANGKOK, 19 April 2017 (NNT) - Commander of the Royal Thai Army Gen Chalermchai Sitthisat has chaired a meeting of the subcommittee to draft proposals for national reconciliation.
Date: 19 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Deputy Premier to meet with Reconciliation Panels

BANGKOK, 17 April 2017 (NNT) - The Deputy Prime Minister for public security is set to meet with reconciliation subcommittees on April 20th, in order to summarize their findings.
Date: 17 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NCPO considers relinquishing Sec 44 after New Constitution

BANGKOK, 6th April 2017 (NNT) - The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is considering adjustments to its role and operations, especially the use of Section 44, following the promulgation of the 2017 Constitution.
Date: 07 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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Government reveals Aims of Mobile Cabinet Meeting

SUPHAN BURI, 18 September 2017 (NNT) - The Prime Minister has led his Cabinet on a retreat in the central region, aiming to foster development and connectivity between the country’s two oceans.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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NLA Committee on Legal Affairs gets Update on Subcommittees’ Works

BANGKOK, 17th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly committee on legal affairs has been updated on the progress of all plans implemented by its subcommittees.

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Legislators urged to adopt Information Technology

BANGKOK, 17th September 2017 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is keen to integrate digital and information technology into its work to increase efficiency and productivity.

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ASEAN to promote Trade with Russia and EAEU

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - ASEAN Economic Ministers agreed to expand trade with Russia and those grouped in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

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Cabinet approves Capital Market Development Plan

BANGKOK, 13 September 2017 (NNT) - The cabinet approved a third development plan for capital markets as an economic driving force.

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Conclusion of the ASEAN-Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the ASEAN-Hong Kong, China Investment Agreement (AHKIA)

The Economic Ministers of ASEAN and Hong Kong, China (HKC) announced the conclusion of the ASEAN-HKC Free Trade Agreement (AHKFTA) and the ASEANHKC Investment Agreement (AHKIA) at the Second ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-HKC Consultations held on 9 September 2017 in Pasay City, the Philippines.

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Low-income Earners to receive New Social Welfare Cards

BANGKOK, 12th September 2017 (NNT) - A list of low-income earners eligible for the government's social welfare program will be revealed this Friday.

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ASEAN Meet explores Issues related to Tariff Commitments, Rules under ATIGA

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - The discussions on Association of South-East Asian Nations' (ASEAN) internal economic-related affairs, which were held in the Philippines at the 31th ASEAN Free Trade Agreement Council, explored issues related to tariff commitments and applicable rules under the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA).

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Deadline for Migrant Worker Verification extended for Another Two Weeks

BANGKOK, 8 September 2017 (NNT) - The employment verification process deadline for migrant workers has been extended by another two weeks pending the interviewing with some 80,000 migrant workers.

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Government Never intervenes in Judicial Process, confirms DPM Prawit

BANGKOK, 10 September 2017 (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Ministry Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has denied an allegation that the government is meddling in the justice system.

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