Moolec Becomes First Molecular Farming Company to Achieve USDA Approval for Plant-Grown Animal Proteins

LUXEMBOURG / ACCESSWIRE / April 22, 2024 / Moolec Science SA (NASDAQ:MLEC)("The company"), a Molecular Farming food-ingredient company, announced today that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ("APHIS") of the U.S. Department of Agriculture ("USDA") has concluded its Regulatory Status Review ("RSR") for Moolec’s genetically engineered ("GE") soybean Piggy Sooy™. See post online here: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/sites/default/files/23-234-01rsr-response.pdf [1].

USDA Piggy Sooy
USDA Piggy Sooy

The USDA-APHIS RSR determines that Moolec’s genetically engineered soybean, accumulating animal meat protein, is unlikely to pose an increased plant pest risk relative to non-engineered soybeans. Therefore, it is not subject to the APHIS regulation that governs the movement of organisms modified or produced through genetic engineering (as described in 7 CFR part 340).

"Moolec embraced Nasdaq’s slogan ‘Rewrite Tomorrow’ and took it literally! We achieved an unprecedented milestone in biotechnology with the first-ever USDA-APHIS approval of this kind," stated Gastón Paladini, Moolec Science’s CEO & Co-Founder. "We are unlocking the power of plants by leveraging science to overcome climate change and global food security concerns. I am very proud of the Moolec team, creating value for shareholders and the planet at the same time."

This milestone reinforces Moolec’s B2B go-to-market strategy for Piggy Sooy™ product, an innovative, functional, and nutritious ingredient. By adding a well-known animal meat protein (porcine myoglobin) to the standard soybean proteins, the company expects to provide food manufacturers with a unique ingredient that will have a positive carbon and water footprint.

Martin Salinas, Chief of Technology & Co-Founder at Moolec, enthusiastically announced: "We believe this milestone sets the stage for a revolution in the food-industrial biotech landscape, paving the way for expedited adoption of Molecular Farming technology by other industry players. Also, this compelling advancement signifies a stride in enhancing our operational efficiency, transforming our methods of raw material sourcing, and optimizing our downstream crushing and processing operations."

In June 2023, the company announced that Piggy Sooy™ seeds had achieved high levels of expression of pork protein (up to 26.6% of the total soluble protein) and had patented their technology. The company clarifies that Piggy Sooy™ development is set to keep moving forward completing the necessary consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"). Moolec declares to be engaged in the consultation process with the FDA, representing the next pivotal regulatory milestone preceding the commercial availability of Piggy Sooy™ ingredient.

About Moolec Science SA

Moolec is a science-based ingredient company leader in the use of Molecular Farming technology for food and dietary supplementation markets. The Company’s mission is to create unique food ingredients by engineering plants with animal protein genes. Its purpose is to redefine the way the world produces animal proteins, for good and for all. Moolec’s technological approach aims to have the cost structure of plant-based solutions with the nutrition and functionality of animal-based ones. Moolec’s technology has been under development for more than a decade and is known for pioneering the production of a bovine protein in a crop for the food industry. The Company’s product portfolio and pipeline leverages the agronomic efficiency of broadly used target crops, like soybean, pea, and safflower to produce oils and proteins. Moolec also has an industrial and commercial R&D capability to complement the company’s Molecular Farming technology. Moolec secures a growing international patent portfolio (25+, both granted and pending) for its Molecular Farming technology. The Company is run by a diverse team of Ph.Ds and Food Insiders, and operates in the United States, Europe, and South America. For more information, visit moolecscience.com and ir.moolecscience.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as "forecast," "intend," "seek," "target," "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "plan," "outlook," and "project" and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. Such forward-looking statements with respect to performance, prospects, revenues, and other aspects of the business of Moolec are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that we have a reasonable basis for each forward-looking statement contained in this press release, we caution you that these statements are based on a combination of facts and factors, about which we cannot be certain. We cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this press release will prove accurate. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results, including, among others, changes in applicable laws or regulations, the possibility that Moolec may be adversely affected by economic, business and/or other competitive factors, costs related to the scaling up of Moolec’s business and other risks and uncertainties, including those included under the header "Risk Factors" in Moolec’s Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), as well as Moolec’s other filings with the SEC. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any of our assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary in material respects from those projected in these forward-looking statements. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws. Accordingly, you should not put undue reliance on these statements.

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[1] In the first paragraph of the USDA-APHIS online response letter, please note that the term "gene editing" should be understood as "genetic engineering" due to an unintentional error that may be addressed in the coming days.

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Giambattista Valli ทำให้บาร์เซโลน่าตื่นตาตื่นใจใน Bridal Night

บาร์เซโลนา สเปน, April 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — แฟชั่นโชว์สุดพิเศษของ Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week ดึงดูดแขกกว่า 450 คนเมื่อคืนนี้ ซึ่งเพลิดเพลินกับการแสดงที่ไม่เหมือนใครในอาคารเก่าแก่ของ Llotja de Mar ไมซอนของ Giambattista Valli เฉลิมฉลองให้กับการเปิดตัวคอลเลกชันเจ้าสาวบนรันเวย์ใน Bridal Night ซึ่งเป็นงานกาลาตอนเย็นของงานที่ Fira de Barcelona จัดขึ้นโดยได้รับการสนับสนุนจากกระทรวงธุรกิจและแรงงานแห่งแคว้นคาตาลัน

ในการแสดงสุดพิเศษ ผลงานสร้างสรรค์ 30 ชิ้นของ Giambattista Valli เปล่งประกายด้วยแสงในตัวมันเอง นี่คือจุดสุดยอดของภาพเงา ซึ่งแสดงถึงนิทรรศการที่ครอบคลุมเกี่ยวกับแนวคิดชุดเจ้าสาวร่วมสมัยของ Mr. Valli โดยเชิญชวนให้ผู้ชมร่วมเป็นสักขีพยานในการแสดงวิสัยทัศน์ของเขา ซึ่งตีความเป็นงานนำเสนอที่รวบรวมแก่นแท้ของความเป็นปัจเจกบุคคล การแบ่งปันความฝัน การเฉลิมฉลอง และความรัก

แฟชั่นโชว์ประกอบด้วยชุดสิบชุดจาก “คอลเลกชันความรัก” ครั้งที่สามภาพเงาสิบแบบอันเป็นเอกลักษณ์จาก “คอลเลกชันความรัก” ครั้งแรกและครั้งที่สอง และผลงานการสร้างสรรค์ฮิวเต คูทัวร์ สิบชิ้น ซึ่งสร้างแรงบันดาลใจในความยิ่งใหญ่และความชำนาญของแอเทอเลียร์ โดยโดดเด่นกว่าพิธีแต่งงานแบบคลาสสิก และมุ่งเน้นไปที่ความสำคัญของอารมณ์ความรู้สึกของ “ช่วงเวลา” และความสุขของการเฉลิมฉลอง เมื่อผสมผสานกับความงดงามและความเป็นเลิศของไมซอน ชุดของ Valli โดดเด่นด้วยแนวคิดร่วมสมัย ไม่ว่าจะผ่านเส้นสายที่สะอาดตา ปริมาณที่ไม่อาจลืมเลือน หรือรายละเอียดที่ไม่คาดคิด ซึ่งได้รับแรงบันดาลใจจากบุคลิกของกลุ่มใหม่ในจินตนาการ นั่นคือเพื่อนของ Mr. Valli การผสมผสานระหว่างความคลาสสิกและความทันสมัยดึงดูดใจเจ้าสาวทั่วโลกที่กำลังมองหาชุดแต่งงานที่มีเอกลักษณ์เฉพาะตัว ในสไตล์ Valli ล้วนๆ และเชื่อมโยงกับเรื่องราวส่วนตัวของพวกเธอเอง

นักออกแบบชื่อดังรู้สึกยินดีเป็นอย่างยิ่งหลังจบการแสดง และกล่าวว่า “ฉันเลือกบาร์เซโลนาและ Bridal Fashion Week สำหรับการเปิดตัวคอลเลกชันความรัก 3 ของฉัน เพราะเป็นงานที่ดึงดูดผู้ชมที่หลากหลาย ทั้งผู้ชื่นชอบแฟชั่น นักออกแบบ ผู้ซื้อ และสื่อจากทั่วทุกมุมโลก และทำให้ฉันมองเห็นทั่วโลกและมีโอกาสประสบความสำเร็จสูงสุด” เขากล่าวเสริมว่า “นอกจากนี้ บรรยากาศโรแมนติกและความเป็นสากลของบาร์เซโลนายังเข้ากันได้อย่างลงตัวกับธีมคอลเลกชันของฉัน ซึ่งเฉลิมฉลองความรักและความโรแมนติก

งาน Barcelona Bridal Night มีผู้ชมที่หรูหราและอยู่แถวหน้า รวมถึงสาวไอที นางแบบ และไอคอนแฟชั่นระดับนานาชาติ Olivia Palermo, นางแบบและเคาน์เตส Lara Cosima Henckel von Donnersmarck, สไตลิสต์และดีไซเนอร์ Pelayo Diaz, นักแสดงหญิง Hiba Abouk, นักแสดงหญิงและนางแบบ Blanca Romero, นางแบบ Marco Llorente และพิธีกรรายการทีวีและนักแสดง Marta Torné รวมถึงบุคคลอื่น ๆ มากมาย

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Chiang Mai’s pollution levels still exceed the critical point. Poor air quality


Pollution levels still exceed the critical point. Wildfire smoke covered Chiang Mai for several days in a row. This morning the air quality is the 5th worst in the world.

Chiang Mai is still covered by forest fire smog throughout the province. Long-lasting contact Pollution levels exceed the critical point. Today is the 70th day people have been affected. There is a burning sensation in the eyes and nose. Many people are protecting themselves by wearing N95 masks.

This morning, Chiang Mai still found as many as 42 hot spots, distributed in 15 districts, up to 8 in the Wiang Haeng District area, and the rest scattered in various districts. causing both smog and fog in the area and smog floating across the border. Meanwhile, forest areas in Mae Ping National Park on high mountains in Doi Tao District There are still forest fires burning for the third day in a row, over the past two days. Officials flew in helicopters to sprinkle water to extinguish the fire. But still unable to put out all the forest fires.
Today the district has requested helicopter support for the third day using the water sources in Doi Tao Lake. It is a source of water for extinguishing fires.

While the IQ Air website Report at 7:00 a.m. ranked Chiang Mai. Has the 5th worst air quality in the world. –

Source: Thai News Agency

Police and FDA raid the production site of illegal flea and tick drops.


Central Investigation Police joins with the FDA to protect Nong Tup. A cat invades the production site of flea and tick drops from illegal animals in the Lat Krabang area. More than 40,450 items seized

Pol. Maj. Gen. Witthaya Sriprasertphap, Commander-in-Chief of the Crime Suppression Division, along with police from the 4th Division of the Crime Suppression Division, Dr. Narong Aphikulwanit, Secretary-General of the Food and Drug Administration, Police Chief Veerachai Nalawachai, Deputy Secretary-General of the Faculty. Food and Drug Administration Committee Participated in an operation to arrest and sweep up illegal flea and tick medicine factories in the Lat Krabang District, seizing more than 40,450 items with a damage value of more than 500,000 baht.

As a result of Section 4, the NCPO received a complaint from the Food and Drug Administration. Inspect the drug production location. For unlicensed flea and tick drops for dogs and cats. which if used Health effects of treated pets may occur. To have a li
fe expectancy less than the appropriate age, shock, unconsciousness, or death. Although the drug has no direct effect on humans, it may cause irritation or allergic reactions. The police have investigated and found out about the manufacturer’s network. Storage location And it was found that counterfeit products for flea and tick eradication were illegally produced without permission in the area of ??Thap Yao Subdistrict, Lat Krabang District, Bangkok.

Later on April 18, police officers from Division 4 of the Crime Suppression Division joined with officials from the Food and Drug Administration. Bring a search warrant to inspect 2 related locations, including a storage location for residential products in the area of ??Thap Yao Subdistrict, Lat Krabang District, Bangkok. Product seizure For droppings to kill fleas and ticks on dogs, brand Phitig (fake), quantity 300 bottles. Place of manufacture and sale, residences in the area of ??Thap Yao Subdistrict, District Lat Krabang, Bangkok,

seized products for dro
ppings to kill fleas on dogs and cats, various brands, raw materials used in production, including labels. Various packaging including searches at 2 points, seizing 1,105 bottles of counterfeit Type 3 hazardous substances, 460 bottles of Type 3 hazardous substances which are not registered as Public Health Hazardous Substances (WOS), and oral flea and tick medicine for dogs, brand En-Dex 8000 (unregistered drug), quantity 360 boxes, termite control product used as an ingredient, label, packaging, aluminum slit. and packaging bottles used in production, 38,825 pieces, totaling 40,450 pieces

Investigation revealed that the counterfeit Phitig brand of flea and tick products for dogs was found to be fake. Licensed to produce and distribute From the Food and Drug Administration, with Kemfac Company Limited as the manufacturer. Which is located in the area of ??Bang Pu Industrial Estate, Bang Pu Mai Subdistrict, Mueang District, Samut Prakan Province. But the said network group They seized the opportunity to count
erfeit by purchasing certain components, packaging them themselves, and packaging them. Inside the house in Thap Yao Subdistrict, Lat Krabang District To have the same characteristics as the product that has been approved by the FDA.

There is also illegal production. Products for dropping fleas and ticks on dogs and cats from other brands that are not allowed By mixing termite extermination products with alcohol. Then fill it into a container. using human labor without weighing and measuring quantities Standard components in unclean production sites and not hygienic Sold at a price of 50-70 baht per bottle online and at pet shops nationwide. There are sales of about 4,000-5,000 pieces per month. They have been doing this for about 3 years. For the drug products and hazardous substances that were seized, FDA officials sent them for analysis at the Department of Medical Sciences. Confirm the analysis results again for further legal action.

Deputy Secretary General of the Food and Drug Administration said that
this operation The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would like to thank the Police from the Consumer Protection Crime Suppression Division (FDA) for their investigation. Investigate sources of production of hazardous substances without permission and production of counterfeit hazardous substances, sources of drug sales without registration and drug sales without permission until a large amount of confiscated items were seized.

Fake flea and tick removal products And flea and tick eradication products without a registration number may not contain important substances. or has an amount of important substances lower or higher than the specified amount If the quantity is lower than specified, it will not be effective in eliminating ticks and fleas. And if the amount is higher than specified, it may be harmful to pets. Therefore, we would like to warn those who have pets to be careful when using flea and tick products. You should choose a tick-killing product that has the correct registration number and labelin
g. Choose to buy from a reliable source. Observe pets after using the flea and tick product to see if any abnormal symptoms occur. If used and it doesn’t work Stop using the product and take your pet to the veterinarian. If your pet is sick Should be taken for treatment by a veterinarian at a hospital or animal clinic. For minor illnesses, medicines should be purchased from a licensed pharmacy.

If consumers find unsafe products, they can report them to the FDA hotline 1556 or via Email: 1556@fda.moph.go.th, Line: @FDAThai, Facebook: FDAThai or PO Box 1556, Ministry of Post Office. Public Health, Nonthaburi Province 11004 or Provincial Public Health Offices nationwide

Pol. Maj. Gen. Witthaya said that drug manufacturers and sellers must request permission correctly as a basic guarantee that the drugs produced on the market meet standards. and actually cure disease In addition to drugs used in humans Medicines used for animals must be properly licensed for production because if they are produced by a process
that is not up to standard, especially for pets when we use the medicine. There may already be irritation or injury. Animals are unable to tell their owners. The Anti-Corruption Commission will take strict steps to arrest those who produce and sell drugs without permission, counterfeit drugs, and crack down on those who produce and sell drugs without permission to the utmost. By the general public if they see a crime committed. You can report it at the NCPO hotline 1135 or the NCPO consumer warning page. -419-

Source: Thai News Agency

Narcotics Control Board plans to burn and destroy more than 22 tons of drugs from 68 cases.


Bangkok Metropolitan Police Bureau opens a stable room. Inspected and received more than 22 tons of confiscated drugs from 68 cases. Delivered and prepared for incineration on April 24.

Today (April 22) at the Narcotics Control Academic and Identification Institute (NRSA), Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Mr. Udomchai Lohanut, Director of the Bangkok Narcotics Prevention and Suppression Office. Chairman of the Narcotics Control Board of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board along with representatives of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Narcotics Suppression Police Headquarters. 11th Military District and representatives of Thung Song Hong Metropolitan Police Station Jointly open a storage room for seized drugs or a “security room” to receive seized drugs that have been verified. and prepared to deliver to be burned and destroyed

By opening the security room so that the public and the media could witness all the seized items being burned and destroyed. This is a case that was seized and sen
t for examination from November 2023 – February 2024, weighing more than 22 tons from 68 cases, including 17,806.87 kilograms of methamphetamine, 2,871.77 kilograms of ice, 1,371.42 kilograms of ketamine, 41.16 kilograms of heroin and other drugs in weight. Totaling more than 117.81 kilograms by destroying seized drugs this time. This is the fourth time that the Office of the Narcotics Control Board has taken action on its own, resulting in faster destruction of seized drugs. Reduce burden and budget for storage For the statistics of the incineration of seized drugs, all 4 times, 225 cases, weight 65.64 tons.

There are 3 working groups, including the working group for destroying seized drugs and inspecting and receiving them. Working group to destroy seized narcotics in terms of transport Maintain security and destruction and the working group to destroy drugs of the central government in terms of public relations. Ready to publish for the public to see every step of the process. Since the inspection Verific
ation, delivery, transportation, destruction, including security during the process 24 hours a day. It will be open for the public to watch and witness the burning of drugs on April 24, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. . onwards at Akkhi Prakan Public Company Limited, Bang Pu Industrial Estate. Samut Prakan Province.-119-

Source: Thai News Agency

Support F.T.K. to make an MOU with the private sector to supply quality fruits to the Chinese market.


Minister of Agriculture Chaired the signing of the MOU between the A.T.K. with Pagoda Company To procure Thai quality fruits for export to the Chinese market. Initially, 13,000 tons of durian and over 800 tons of mangosteen will be purchased according to the agreement.

Captain Thammanat Prompao, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, presided over the opening ceremony and witnessed the signing of the cooperation agreement to supply quality Thai fruits to the Chinese market together with Mrs. Zhang Xiaoxiao, Minister Counselor. (Commercial Department) Chinese Embassy In Thailand at the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Shenzhen Pagoda Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. (Pagoda Company) and the Farmers Market Organization (F.T.K.)

For the signing ceremony of cooperation documents to supply quality Thai fruits to the Chinese market, there were 4 documents:

1) Memorandum of cooperation in expanding export markets for agricultural products and consumer products between Pagoda Company and the Farmer
s Market Organization.

2) Letter of intent for cooperation in supplying quality Thai fruits to the Chinese market between Pagoda Company and Richfield Fresh Fruit Co., Ltd.

3) Letter of intent for cooperation in supplying quality Thai fruits to the Chinese market between Pagoda Company and Sangthai Produce Co., Ltd.

4) Letter of intent for cooperation in supplying Thai quality fruits to the Chinese market between Pagoda Company and Fuzin Siam Inter Fruit Co., Ltd., which is expected to purchase approximately 13,824 tons of durian after the signing. 880 tons of mangosteen, total value 1,650 million baht

Captain Thammanat said Thailand is considered one of the world’s agricultural and food centers, with outstanding geography, weather conditions, and integrated agricultural industries. As a result, Thailand is a country with the potential to produce agricultural products and food with top quality and safety in the world, especially the production of many types of high quality tropical fruits. Therefore it is
known as the Kingdom of Fruits and is the country that exports the most fruits to China. This is in line with the policy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. Under the important principle: leading market, supplementary innovation. To increase income for Thai farmers Focusing on upgrading agricultural products Promote adding value to agricultural products By creating brand names for agricultural products, creating 1 local, 1 high value agricultural product. Including raising the safety and quality standards of Thai fruits exported abroad. Especially the Chinese market which is Thailand’s largest export market.

Currently, Thailand can export 22 types of fruit to China and is in the process of requesting permission to open the export market for many additional Thai fruits. Thailand places importance on the quality of Thai fruits. Including the standards of every production process to ensure that Chinese consumers can be confident that Thai fruits not only have good taste, but also have quality, stan
dards, and safety. In the past year 2023, Thailand has exported fruits. More than 2.36 million tons went to China, valued at more than 213,468 million US dollars. It accounts for 90 percent of the value of Thai fruit exports.

Captain Thammanat thanked the Chinese Embassy on behalf of the Chinese government. We give importance to and support the event to promote cooperation between the two countries and hope that this event It will help push and expand the market for Thai outstanding and quality fruits in the Chinese market in a stable and sustainable manner. For sustainable food security in the Asia and Pacific region

Mr. Yu Huiyong, president of Pagoda Company, said: Pagoda has purchased more than 220,000 tons of quality Thai fruit and has partnerships with many fruit orchards and packing houses. Ready to integrate with government agencies to promote the development of Thailand’s high quality fruit industry throughout the industry chain. Pagoda has selected fruits that are outstanding and of high quality a
ccording to Pagoda’s highest selection standards. Under the world’s first fruit grading system devised by Pagoda, which uses the criteria “Four Levels, One Smell, One Safe”, these fruits come from important production areas around the world. It grows in a unique natural environment. Adhere to the principles of natural fruit ripening. And it’s only available on the market during the time when it tastes best. Including more than 200 safety items tested in order to get fruit that is both fresh, delicious and safe.

In addition, it is preparing to organize the Thai Fruit Festival for the year 2024, which the Agriculture Department At the Royal Thai Consulate-General in Guangzhou and Pagoda Company It is scheduled to be held from 8 – 14 May 2024 in China to promote the standard quality of Thai fruits and the distribution of Thai quality fruits through Pagoda’s more than 6,000 fruit stores throughout China. Chinese media and key opinion leaders (KOLs) will also be brought to visit the gardens and packing plants of
quality Thai fruits in Chanthaburi Province on April 23, 2024.

China has been Thailand’s number one trading partner for 11 years in a row, with Chinese businesses investing in Thailand worth a total of 4.6 billion US dollars, and it is also Thailand’s largest export market for agricultural products and fruits. In 2023, China imported agricultural products from Thailand worth 15,433 million US dollars. An increase of 1.6 percent compared to the previous year. This is the import of fruits worth 7,056 million US dollars. An increase of 11.9 percent, of which durian imports were valued at 4,566 million US dollars. with an increase of 18 percent. 512 –

Source: Thai News Agency

Postpone the appointment for examining evidence in the “Kamnan Nok” case to 24 May 2024.


Lawyers for “Kamnan Nok” request to postpone the appointment to examine evidence. The case of ordering the murder of Inspector Siw is dated May 24, 2024. As for Inspector Siw’s family refuse to give information

According to the black case number A. 3694/ 2566, where the prosecutor of Criminal Division 7 is the plaintiff, filing a lawsuit against Kamnan Nok – Mr. Praveen Chanklai in the case of hiring Mr. Thananchai Manmak or Nong Tha Pha to kill Inspector Siwa – Pol. Col. Police Lieutenant Siwakorn Saibua to the Criminal Court for the offense of causing others to commit the offense of murder and attempting to murder another person with intent. Recently, today, the Criminal Court There was another meeting for the evidence examination case. After on December 1, 2023, an appointment was made to read and explain the lawsuit to Mr. Praveen, the defendant, who gave a statement denying the defense of all charges. Therefore, an appointment was made to examine the evidence today (22 April) at 9:00 a.m.

The consider
ation has been postponed. Another witness examination was scheduled for May 24, 2024 due to the large number of documents submitted by the co-plaintiffs. While the latest co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit, there are a total of 5 people, consisting of the family of Pol. Lt. Col. Siwakorn Saibua, who are father, mother, older sister, daughter, including Pol. Lt. Col. Wasin Panpee, former deputy, co-plaintiff no. 5, who was injured in the incident. Police Lieutenant Colonel Siwakorn Saibua died at Kamnan Nok’s house. The five plaintiffs filed a civil claim for damages.

From the investigation of evidence today This is because there are a lot of documents and evidence from the plaintiff’s side. The defendant’s lawyer therefore asked the court to postpone it to May 24, 2024 at 9:00 a.m., which is from the family of Inspector Siwa. refused to give interviews to the media, citing that This case still took a long time to fight. As for Kamnan Nok’s family and lawyer Avoid hiding from the media by making your way back to th
e back of the criminal court. -412-

Source: Thai News Agency

“Nivatchai” asks to see the facts first after “Big Joke” submits an investigation into one of the NACC members.


NACC Secretary asks to see the facts of the objection petition after ‘Big Joke’ submitted an investigation of one of the NACC directors, revealing that he had just submitted the application last week. I don’t know where the document came from.

Mr. Niwatchai Kasemmongkol, Secretary-General of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), gave an interview about the case of a letter objecting to the performance of the duties of the NACC by Pol. Gen. Surachet Hakphan, Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, said that we just received the letter last week. Must check the facts. What are the objections? And ask to see the law first and must listen to the reasons from both sides. Because it’s just a request You must check the request to see what it says.

When asked if there is an expression for Pol. Gen. Surachet is also in the NACC. Should this person be excluded from the NACC? Mr. Niwatchai reiterated that he must look at the facts in the complaint first. The time when the inquiry took place There are
constant objections. Sometimes the objections are not heard. As for how much time frame will be used for consideration? You must see what facts and evidence the submitted complaint contains. Confirming that it will be fair to both sides. Because the chances of the NACC being challenged are high.

When asked whether there was a need to go back and look at the selection process or not, Mr. Niwatchai said that the matter of the selection process was probably not the responsibility of the NACC. It had to go with the people they had recruited. The NACC is only responsible for cases of accusations against government officials. that he performed his duties illegally or malfeasance in performing duties As for the case of making accusations against the NACC, it is not the responsibility of the NACC. It must be the duty of other independent organizations to consider.

As for whether or not the two people referenced in the petition must be called to come talk to them or not, Mr. Niwatchai said that is another approach.
The part with the name of Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, former deputy prime minister. It’s in that document. You have to go see what General Prawit testified about. Which is a way to confirm that there is still no resolution. It is currently in the fact-checking process. There has been no investigation. Must consider that Pol.Gen.Surachet How many accusations have been made? If many more cases are affected Must go and look at every matter. However, after receiving a complaint letter from Pol.Gen.Surachet There has not yet been a discussion with the NACC committee. As for whether the matter will be sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives or not, that remains to be seen. We must first consider whether the NACC has the authority to send matters to the president of the council or not. He also emphasized that the selection process is a matter for the council. You will have to check for yourself how they are recruited.

‘Today the committee What did the National Anti-Corruption Commission do? was opposed by th
e other party That’s why I said it’s already there. One day during the meeting there were many objections. As for whether the objection is factual or not, it must be examined. Because it’s just a request. Must be fair to both sides.’

When asked if it was a delay in considering the case. Police General Surachet or not, Mr. Niwatchai said, is another perspective. At present, the matter of the audit has not yet been considered by the committee. Still at the officer level Considered not yet affected and is not yet related to the case of Pol.Gen.Surachet

When asked how the document was leaked, the NACC Secretary asked, “Did he give it to reporters himself? Definitely not the NACC. I don’t know this.”

As for the case of the investigating team of the Metropolitan Police Bureau who is working on the case against gambling website BNK Master has sent a case report with accusations Pol.Gen.Surachet Another case was submitted to the NACC for consideration on Friday, April 19. The NACC Secretary said that it was submit
ted on Friday, April 19. It’s still not that fast. But you have to go and see if it’s another expression or not. Because actions have many karmas. You have to see that this is an accusation against a government official. Is it about a breach of duty? Is it about corruption? Or is there an issue regarding requesting money? Therefore, we must ask for time to consider first.

As for the details in the file that include money laundering charges, you must either accept it yourself or send the file back to the police for processing. I would have to look at it again and see first whether it is within my authority and responsibility. NACC or not? -420

Source: Thai News Agency