3 Feb 2024
The Criminal Court has dismissed charges against Tun Min Latt, a businessman with ties to Myanmar’s junta leaders, on the grounds that evidence used by the public prosecutor was not strong enough.
24 Nov 2023
The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has seized over 285 million worth of assets belonging to Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun after investigators found he was involved in drug trafficking and money laundering.
10 Oct 2023
Senators have voted against a police summons being served on Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun over drug trafficking allegations following a debate where he defended himself.
12 Jul 2023
The courts have accepted a defamation lawsuit against Rangsiman Rome for publicly disclosing the record of a parliamentary debate in which he alleged that Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun was involved in money laundering.
23 Jun 2023
Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun has filed another defamation lawsuit against Move Forward Party MP Rangsiman Rome for speaking about Upakit’s business links to Tun Min Latt, a Myanmar tycoon with close ties to coup leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, his alleged involvement in drug trafficking and money laundering, and mishandling of charges filed against him.
15 Mar 2023
Leaked testimony from a police officer shows that executives in the Criminal Court stepped in and revoked an arrest warrant on drug and money laundering charges issued against Thai senator Upakit Pachariyangkun.
19 Feb 2023
Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun has sued Move Forward Party MP Rangsiman Rome for defamation, after Rangsiman gave a speech during Thursday’s (16 February) censure debate on Upakit’s business links to Tun Min Latt, a Myanmar tycoon with close ties to coup leader Senior General Min Aung Hliang.
17 Feb 2023
After his repeated public denials, Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun’s business links to Tun Min Latt, a Myanmar tycoon close to coup-maker, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, were revealed in a recent parliamentary debate.
23 Dec 2022
Prosecutors in Thailand have indicted a U.S. citizen and an accused arms dealer from Myanmar for their alleged roles in laundering drug money by purchasing energy from a Thai state-owned company, and sending it over the border to be sold in Myanmar.
13 Oct 2022
For a few tense hours last week, Thai Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun was wanted for arrest in connection with an alleged drug trafficking and money laundering ring operating out of a casino in the Golden Triangle.