Thailand anti-corruption commission to investigate former prime minister Alexis Unkovic at 5:41 PM ET
[JURIST] Thailand's National Counter-Corruption Commission (NCCC) [official website] has approved the creation of three subcommittees to investigate former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] and two of his former senior administration officials, according to an NCCC spokesperson Thursday. The first subcommittee will probe Thaksin's involvement in the bidding for security services at Bangkoks Suvarnabhumi International Airport while serving on the airport's executive board. The other two subcommittees will investigate allegations against former Transport Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit and former Highway Department chief Srisuk Chanthrangsu in connection with duty-free airport shops and road construction, respectively. Xinhua has more. The Bangkok Post has local coverage.
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