• Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00:00
    Junta gets thumbs-down in varsity survey
    A survey of 2,175 university students found that most respondents believed the military coup did not solve the country’s problems, and the performance of the General Prayut Chan-o-cha-led government during the past four years was “bad or very bad”, according to the poll by the Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights.
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  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
    Politicians rail against 20-year national plan
    JUNTA-DRAFTED STRATEGY PICKED APART |AS VICTIMS OF ‘BLACK MAY’ REMEMBERED
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  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00:00
    Doubts over ‘graft-busting’ charter
    Abhisit dismisses claims of 2017 constitution being ‘anticorruption’; calls it ‘marketing ploy’
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  • Tue, 01 May 2018 18:48:09
    Abhisit’s nephew puts politics aside as he begins military service
    Soon-to-be Democrat Party politician Parit Wacharasindhu on Tuesday has started his first day of military service alongside thousands of Thai men legally obliged to enlist in the Army.
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  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:23:35
    PM in firm rebuttal of Abhisit’s ‘offering jobs in govt’ claim
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday rejected the allegation by former PM and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva about offering jobs in the government to politicians in exchange for their support of a future bid by Prayut for the premiership.
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  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Abhisit convinces Democrats to affirm leader by mobile vote for all members
    The Democrat Party’s new era will kick off with a primary vote by all members for the party leader, said a top party official.
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  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Dawn of the new Democrats?
    At 72 years of existence and repeated election losses, Thailand’s oldest political party is facing the biggest challenge in its history trying to rebrand itself ahead of the national election
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00
    Abhisit concerned over junta seeking to attract political party members to serve its interests
    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday criticised the ruling junta for "offering rewards" to attract political party members with a view to serving its own interests, after an ex-MP resigned from the party’s ranks to serve as deputy Bangkok governor.
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  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Chuan, Supachai being considered’ to take over Democrat Party leadership
    DEMOCRAT PARTY partriarch Chuan Leekpai admitted yesterday there is an attempt within the party to replace current leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and that he and Supachai Panichpakdi were being considered.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Abhisit protege plans new path for Democrats
    “I’M NOT the political legacy of anyone, especially Mr Abhisit Vejjajiva,” Parit Wacharasindhu firmly told The Nation during a conversation at the Democrat Party headquarters in Bangkok.
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  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Democrats will ‘differ’ from junta: Abhisit
    PARTY WILL UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, LEADER SAYS
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  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Question for Abhisit Vejjajiva: Do you support outsider PM?  
    In saying that “anyone contemplating supporting General Prayut” to return as an outsider prime minister need not join the Democrat Party, its leader Abhisit Vejjajiva should have clarified exactly what he disagrees with: the process that allows for an outsider PM, the candidate in that process (Prayut), or both.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 19:36:02
    Abhisit’s nephew Parit voluntarily enlists in Army
    Former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva’s nephew Parit Wacharasindhu on Tuesday voluntarily enlisted in the Army.
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  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Parties gather the faithful to reaffirm membership
    YESTERDAY marked a milestone for Thailand’s existing political parties, who were allowed to start reaffirming their membership lists, and their leaders began declaring their new policies, with an emphasis on the lingering military influence.
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  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Huge outlay for reform plan gets nod
    THAILAND NEEDS more than Bt130 billion to implement a five-year reform plan, one of the most expensive reform packages to be carried out by any coup-installed government in recent history, observers said yesterday.
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