October 1, 2016
THAI RAK THAI’S VICTORY: It was Thaksin who made up voters’ minds

February 18, 2005
POPULARITY CONTEST: Democrats ‘losing ground’ in their southern stronghold
Candidate disqualified for belonging to two parties
EC abandons Newin tape inquiry

February 17, 2005
ELECTION COMMISSION: Ubon Democrat gets yellow card
Boonmark set to sue EC over red card in 2001
Mahachon pledges to remain in the fight

February 15, 2005
Election transfer rumour denied
Democrats to visit area
Democrats to petition EC

February 14, 2005
Poll winners set to answer EC’s questions
NEW CABINET: Chuwit threatens to expose ministers

February 12, 2005
Wan Noor rules out a position in next Cabinet
EC gives 210 MPs the nod, but is ready to ‘card’ 30 more
Kalaya denies role in sticker scandal

February 11, 2005
Abhisit steps in as acting party leader
THAI RAK THAI IN THE SOUTH: Former Yala MP blames PM for southern defeat
New faces among party-list MPs
Kris thanks southern voters
Chuwit plans to take Parliament by storm
EC gives TRT winner more time
Democrat MP hospitalised

February 10, 2005
‘PAYBACK’ TO VOTERS: PM kicks off new season of giving
BY-ELECTIONS: Security tightened amid news of threats
Unofficial tally lands Chuwit in Parliament
EARTH-GODDESS STATUE: Democrat icon puts on a show
Burnt Angthong ballots handed over to EC
Unprecedented 72% turnout for latest poll
Suwat at 50: Many times bitten but never shy
Democrat to complain about TRT ‘registration’
Record 52 female MPs elected, pledge to push women’s issues
EC begins probing complaints against winning candidates
Abhisit wants new leader in place soon

February 09, 2005
ELECTION RESULT: Secret of the TRT landslide
Cabinet ‘free’ from impeachment
Listen to South, local leaders tell govt
SEARCH FOR A LEADER: Chuan rules out Supachai as hier
PM thanks working class for big support
Mahachon intent on sticking around
BALLOT BRIEFS: Newin, Wan Noor turn to prayer
Probe launched into invalid ballots
One-party govt preferred: poll
Thaksin in no hurry to deliver his new Cabinet
Being in the ‘right’ not enough for voters

February 08, 2005
A country divided
Several surprises amid Thai Rak Thai landslide
Banyat is stepping down today-
LOSERS: Political dynasties shown the door
Education a major issue for business leaders
Opposition parties urged to reinvent themselves
Southern result a ‘wake-up call’
Anwar victory seen as ‘protest’
Thaksin expected to reward close aides
Chat Thai to join opposition ranks
Astonishment at magnitude of TRT win

February 07, 2005
Thai Rak Thai to sweep 374 seats
One-party rule looms
Premier urged to listen to all voices
THAKSIN AS ‘SUPER BRAND’: The Political Desk examines why Thai Rak Thai did so much better in yesterday’s general election than in 2001
First-time voters turn out in force to ‘do duty’
BY THE WAY: Voter held for murder
Ruling party landslide makes for boring television
PPM ducks kiss from taxi motorcyclist
'Economist’ expresses both praise and concern
BY THE WAY: Prime minister and family up with the lark
Violence reported in Northeast
Not enough ballot papers . . . or time

February 06, 2005
Poll likely to see record voter turnout
Thais stream to polling stations, TRT confident
Troops guard southern voters
EC receives ballot papers
Initial general election results should be in around midnight
TRT leading in exit poll

February 04, 2005
ELECTORAL FRAUD: Survey unearths an increase in money for votes
Four in 10 voters say they’ll choose ‘the large party’: poll
END OF THE TRAIL: Parties to stage campaign finales
Democrats file defamation writ against PM, TRT
Family rallies to defend Banharn’s honour
Supreme Court disqualifies Karun
Professor accuses Sanan of delaying payment for survey

February 03, 2005
Court reinstates candidate
Poll points to a Bangkok sweep
HIGH-PROFILE RACE: Battle of the spokesmen in Thon Buri
PUBLIC FORUM: Economic zone bill lambasted
Democrats to sue Thaksin, TRT
QUALIFICATION DISPUTE: Karun bought his college certificate, says Somkiat
Mahachon lowers target to 50 House seats; Sanan still upbeat

February 02, 2005
TRT benefits from ‘biased’ TV coverage
ELECTION PROBE: Panel files petition seeking ouster of TRT hopeful Karun
NORTHEASTERN CAMPAIGNING: Rivalry heats up in Korat
EPM planning future victories
Democrat Party sues Thaksin for libel over stickers ‘frame-up’
Mahachon canvasser shot dead
Police in restive South to ramp up security, monitor ‘hired guns’

February 01, 2005
STICKER SCANDAL: Sita calls on Democrats to own up
BATTLE FOR YANNAWA: Actor on a tough stage
Karun defends qualifications, but Thaksin snubs his rally
EC expected to oust erring candidate
Mahachon candidate Sakchai dies
Ousted candidates are back in the race
Banharn: We can offset TRT

January 31, 2005
DIRTY POLITICS: Vote-buying goes hi-tech
Stickers not likely to be illegal, says EC boss
Thai Rak Thai Express gathers steam, support in the Northeast
TRT adds 12 seats in latest forecast

January 30, 2005
Polls open for folk who can’t make the big day
VOTER RESPONSE: Capital cool to upcoming poll

January 29, 2005
Law looms large for TRT’s rivals
Democrats aiming too high, says Thaksin



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