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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Beijing cancels deal to buy rice from Thailand after graft probe launched

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok China rattled by anti-corruption investigation into sale of rice, officials say Beijing balks on rice deal amid probe China has cancelled a deal to buy 1.2 million tonnes of Thai rice after Thailand's anti-corruption agency launched investigations into a state rice-buying scheme, the Thai commerce minister said yesterday. The cancellation will add ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Attack on National Anti-Corruption Commission follows summons it issued to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over charges of 'dereliction of duty' Grenades were thrown early on Friday at the offices of Thailand’s anti-corruption agency, which has summoned the prime minister to answer charges of dereliction of duty next week, as protesters trying ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai corruption body files charges against PM Yingluck Shinawatra over rice scheme

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be charged with neglect of duty over a rice farm subsidy scheme and could be removed from office if found guilty, an anti-graft panel announced on Tuesday. Yingluck had ignored warnings that the flagship rice policy was fostering corruption and causing financial losses, the National Anti-Corruption ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand in power vacuum as court rules February’s election results invalid

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... is held. She has been charged with negligence by the National Anti-Corruption Commission in connection with a rice subsidy scheme, and could face an impeachment vote in the upper house ... militant, raising the prospect of more violence if Yingluck is forced out by the courts, the anti-corruption commission or by other means. The National Anti-Corruption Commission could recommend ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's 'popcorn gunman' says he was hired by protest movement

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... That is absolutely not true," said Labour Minister Chalerm Yubumrung, who heads the government's security response to the months-long crisis. Meanwhile, an anti-corruption panel suspended ... Anti-Corruption Commission over the bill. In November, the legislation was deemed to be unconstitutional by Thailand's Constitutional Court. ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... to a loss-making rice subsidy scheme. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) said yesterday it was referring that case to the attorney general's office for possible referral to a Supreme Court ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters rally against PM Yingluck after deadly Bangkok clashes

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:01pm by Reuters

    ... after an anti-corruption agency filed charges against her over a soured rice subsidy scheme. The protests are the latest instalment of an eight-year political battle broadly pitting the Bangkok ... A state bank had to cancel a loan that might have helped prop up the scheme in the face of a revolt by depositors who began pulling their money out. Thailand’s anti-corruption body began ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces rice-subsidy hearing after Senate vote

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 07:18pm by Reuters

    ... Yingluck is due before the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today to defend herself against charges of dereliction of duty for her role in overseeing the botched rice scheme. While party ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters target revenue offices, prime minister awaits graft ruling

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:21pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok The opposition's campaign to shut down Bangkok was losing momentum, ministers said, while an anti-corruption panel was due to rule on a scheme promoted ... be running out of steam. A state anti-corruption panel is due to give a ruling during the day on a rice-buying scheme introduced to support farmers, a money-guzzling subsidy programme that has been ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's deposed premier Yingluck Shinawatra faces 5-year ban from politics

    Posted May 08th 2014, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... should face impeachment proceedings, a move sure to further enrage her supporters. But the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) said it would not extend its probe into a costly rice subsidy ... crisis. “The commission considers there is enough evidence to indict Yingluck and refers [the case] to the Senate,” Panthep Klanarongran, chief of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) ...




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