Prawit Wongsuwan - updates

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Thai anti-graft agency drops probe into 'Rolex General'

Dec 27, 2018 - 8:44 PM

Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission says Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan had no intention to 'hide the origins' of his assets, noting that the watches belonged to Prawit's friend

ROLEX GENERAL. Deputy Thai Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan is under fire for his luxurious watch collection worth $1.2 million. File Photo by Madaree Tohlala/AFP

Thai students taunt 'Rolex General' in latest burst of dissent

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:48 PM

The watch scandal has seized a kingdom growing weary of military rule and sparked a spate of creative protests that are challenging the junta's stranglehold on dissent

'ROLEX GENERAL'. University students carry a parade float mocking Thailand's junta number two Prawit Wongsuwan over a current scandal over his undeclared collection of luxury watches, during the annual football match between Thammasat University and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on February 3, 2018. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Thai pollster quits after junta watch scandal survey buried

Jan 29, 2018 - 5:46 PM

NIDA's president Pradid Wanrat, a member of the junta-backed National Legislative Assembly, admits to blocking the poll, citing the ongoing work of the anti-corruption commission and suggested the results could be released afterwards