19 Dec 2016
Thailand’s newly amended Computer Crimes Act will jeopardise the junta’s ‘Thailand 4.0’ policy of developing the country’s digital economy, says an organisation leading Thailand’s financial technology industry. Allowing authorities to access the personal data of internet users will force businesses out of the country. On 16 December 2016, Thailand’s junta-appointed legislature, the National Legislative Assembly, unanimously voted to pass an amendment to the controversial Computer Crimes Act.
10 May 2011
Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij wrote on his Facebook page on 7 May that he and his wife had just eaten at a restaurant on Thong Lo off Sukhumvit Rd. Customers sitting at the next table told them that UDD leader Natthawut Saikua and his family had just left their very table less than five minutes before.
13 Apr 2011
Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij has written a short note on his Facebook page about his conversation with a red-shirt taxi driver.