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National Parks Dept chief nabbed on extortion charges

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NATIONAL PARKS, WILDLIFE & PLANT Conservation Department director-general Ratchada Suriyakul na Ayudhya was today (Dec.27) arrested on charges of extorting and accepting payoffs in cash from subordinate officials of the agency. In a press conference following the surprise arrest of the chief of the national parks agency, National Anti-Corruption Commission secretary-general

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Thaksin wins case against Revenue Department

  FORMER prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra today (August 8) won a case against the Revenue Department with the Central Tax Court ordering the revocation of assessed collection of 17 billion baht tax over the sale of Shin Corp shares, Matichon newspaper said. Thaksin’s lawsuit was against the Revenue Department, Mr. Pongsak Methapipat, the department’s director-general

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Business

Revenue Dept’s Twitter account hacked amid dispute over crypto trading tax

  THE REVENUE Department’s Twitter account was hacked today (Jan. 16) and turned to promoting non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the logo changed to one from Bored Ape Yacht Club, Sanook.com said. The hacking occurred amid a wave of criticism following the department’s announcement earlier this month it would be imposing a 15 percent capital gains

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