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THAILAND

'Big Joke' fires back with petition

News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 19/06/2024

» Suspended deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn on Tuesday filed a petition with the House Speaker seeking a probe into the allegedly unusual wealth of a National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) member who is also on the committee investigating a money laundering case against him.

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SPORTS

Marking 10 years of Matsuyama magic

Sports, Chuah Choo Chiang, Published on 05/06/2024

» Brian Harman, the reigning Open champion, tells a funny tale of how he and fellow PGA Tour winner, Matt Every, made a poor error in judgement on a young Asian golfer more than a decade ago. In contrast, Jack Nicklaus, holder of a record 18 major victories, knew the golf world was in for a special treat with the emergence of a rising star.

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OPINION

Rice roulette

Oped, Postbag, Published on 11/05/2024

» Re: "A rice old business", (Editorial, May 10).

OPINION

From Fleet Street to the Big Chilli

Roger Crutchley, Published on 05/05/2024

» It came as a shock to learn that long-time friend and colleague Colin Hastings died on Monday in Bang Saray when he suffered heart failure and the car he was driving collided with a wall. He was 73. Here are a few personal memories of Colin, best known as publisher of Big Chilli magazine.

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OPINION

Cops and robbers

Oped, Postbag, Published on 03/05/2024

» Re: " 'Big Joke' awaits another miracle", (Opinion, April 29).

THAILAND

Summons for 'Big Joke', four others

News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 30/04/2024

» A Royal Thai Police disciplinary probe panel will issue a summons for suspended deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn and four other police officers to acknowledge a critical disciplinary violation accusation, deputy national chief Pol Gen Sarawut Kanpanich said yesterday.

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OPINION

'Big Joke' awaits another miracle

News, Published on 29/04/2024

» Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn, widely known as Big Joke, is among a handful of officers whose meteoric rise in the force should lead them to being tapped as the next police commissioner-general. Pol Gen Surachate became a police general at about 40 years old but his career journey could be abruptly cut short.

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OPINION

Thai police graft highlights bigger issues

Oped, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 26/04/2024

» There is no bigger news on the current Thai political scene than corruption among the top echelons of the police force. At issue is the tussle between Thailand's two senior-most cops, Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn and Pol Gen Torsak Sukvimol, both accusing each other of being on the take. Their high-stakes feud would normally be a run-of-the-mill story for the infamously shady Thai police but this case has become a mirror and microcosm of structural graft that is corroding the highest corridors of politics, economy, and society.

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OPINION

Handout blowback

Oped, Postbag, Published on 26/04/2024

» Re: "Phumtham plays down BoT warning on handouts", (BP, April 25) & "The thorny issue of digital wallet funding", (Business, April 25).

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THAILAND

Big Joke’ fights suspension

Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 25/04/2024

» Sidelined deputy police chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn went to police headquarters on Thursday to appeal against his suspension and vowed to take legal action against any opponents who try to block him from becoming the next national police chief.