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Lottery company’s CEO gears up to launch new party

  THE CEO of a lottery company is now moving to launch a new political party named “Plein” (Change) to resolve problems faced by lottery vendors and punters and other social issues, Thai Rath and Daily News newspapers said today (Jan. 16). Mr. Pantawat Nakvisut, or Knot, CEO of the Lottery Plus Division of Lottery

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 Seksakol calls it quits amid payoff scandals

By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEKSAKOL ATTHAWONG today (Apr. 18) resigned as assistant to the Prime Minister’s Office Minister amidst scandals pertaining to his alleged demand for a 15-million-baht payoff. In a lengthy letter of resignation as assistant to the Prime Minister’s Office Minister, Seksakol says he has decided to call it quits effective from tomorrow

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Prayut on shaky ground over Seksakol’s alleged payoff bid

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha could probably be held accountable for an alleged misconduct of a senior government official involving a demanded 15-million-baht payoff if he chose to do nothing about it shortly, said Thai Liberal Party leader Seripisut Temiyavej today (Apr. 7). Seripisut who concurrently chairs the House Committee on Corruption

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Anti-graft panel being asked to probe official over alleged lottery payoff

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON Corruption And Misconduct is being asked tomorrow (Apr.7) to look into allegations that a senior government official has unduly sought a 15-million-baht payoff over problematic allocations of government lottery tickets. Mr. Somchai Srisutthiyakorn confirmed today he is petitioning the House Committee on Corruption and Misconduct chaired by

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