August 24, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
A Thai court on Wednesday acquitted Pojamarn Shinawatra, the ex-wife of former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, overturning a tax evasion conviction. Shinawatra was convicted of tax evasion in July 2008 for transferring $16.3 million worth of stock to her step-brother and secretary, who ...[read more]
November 9, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The British government has revoked the visa of former Thai prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra according to media reports Saturday. The couple had been residing in Britain prior to Thaksin's conviction last month on corruption charges related to a 2003 purchase... ...[read more]
October 21, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The Supreme Court of Thailand on Monday convicted ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra of corruption charges related to a 2003 purchase of land by his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra from the government-controlled Financial Institutions Development Fund. Thaksin was sentenced to two years in prison ...[read more]
September 18, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The Supreme Court of Thailand delayed a ruling Wednesday regarding corruption charges against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra. The couple are being tried in absentia over a controversial purchase of government land at a below-market price which occurred ...[read more]
August 25, 2008
by Abigail Salisbury
Prosecutors in Thailand have asked the nation's Supreme Court to seize over $2 billion from the frozen accounts and holdings of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra, who already forfeited nearly $400,000 when they fled to the UK while on bail from corruption... ...[read more]
August 15, 2008
by Abigail Salisbury
The Supreme Court of Thailand ruled on Friday that former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra will be tried in absentia on corruption charges. The couple are in the UK, where last week they announced their refusal to return to Thailand due to alleged judicial bias ... ...[read more]
August 13, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Thailand Supreme Court vice president Krairiksh Kasemsant and army General Anupong Paochinda on Wednesday said there was no evidence to support accusations by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra that the country's judiciary is biased against the former leader. Thaksin,who faces numerous cor... ...[read more]
August 11, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The Supreme Court of Thailand issued arrest warrants on Monday for former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra after the two failed to return to Thailand from the UK on Sunday. Thaksin and Pojamarn had been released on bail, but recently sent a letter to the Thai ...[read more]
August 6, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The Constitutional Court of Thailand ruled Tuesday that the law establishing the National Counter Corruption Commission (NCCC) is appropriate under the country's current constitution. Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Pojamarn Shinawatra had filed a constitutional challenge... ...[read more]
July 31, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
A Thai court on Thursday convicted Pojamarn Shinawatra, the wife of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, of tax evasion for transferring $16.3 million worth of stock to her step-brother and secretary, who were also convicted. Pojamarn and step-brother Bannapot Damapong were each ...[read more]

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