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Grab launches “Call a tuk-tuk via app” service in Phuket

  WITH over 10 million tourists having come to Thailand this year after the government relaxed travel measures, it has led to Grab Thailand expanding its business in Phuket with the introduction of “Call a tuk-tuk via app” service on the popular island, Matichon newspaper said this morning (Dec, 13). Mr. Worachat Lakkhanarot, country head

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Kanokwan might be deposed, banned from politics in land grab case

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY EDUCATION Minister Kanokwan Wilawan who is currently suspended from performing her ministerial duties might possibly be deprived of her cabinet seat and banned from politics due to a national park encroachment case filed against her. The National Anti-Corruption Commission today (Dec.9) petitioned the Supreme Court to consider deposing Kanokwan

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Kanokwan unlikely to step down, albeit suspended by court

By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY EDUCATION MINISTER Kanokwan Wilawan is not expected to step down after she has been ordered by court to stop performing in the wake of a national park encroachment case earlier filed against her, said Bhumjaithai party spokesman Paradorn Prisnanantakul today (August 27). Paradorn categorically dismissed speculation that Kanokwan, an ex-MP

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Update: Kanokwan ordered by court to stop performing duties in land grab case

By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY EDUCATION MINISTER Kanokwan Wilawan was today (August 26) ordered by court to stop performing her duties in the face of a national park encroachment case earlier filed against her. The Supreme Court has ordered Kanokwan to immediately stop performing her duties after the National Anti-Corruption Commission had filed the case

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Deputy minister’s dad surrenders in land grab case, bailed out

  THE FATHER of Deputy Education Minister Kanokwan Wilawan Mr. Suntorn Wilawan was bailed out in the Khao Yai reserved forest land encroachment case after surrendering to police in Rayong province this morning (June 21), Naewna newspaper and INN News said. The prosecutor from the National Anti-Corruption Commission Region 2 office filed the lawsuit against

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Update: Deputy minister says Anutin letting her stay on despite land grab scandal

By Thai Newsroom Reporters KANOKWAN WILAWAN is not yet resigning as deputy education minister despite being officially accused of standing behind an illegal encroachment upon a major national park. Kanokwan quoted Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul who concurrently acts as top leader of Bhumjaithai Party to which the woman politician belongs as saying she need

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