• Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:46
    Sereepisut petitions for Palang Pracharat dissolution over PM candidate nomination
    A political party leader on Monday asked the Election Commission (EC) to dissolve the Palang Pracharat Party, which he claimed had nominated candidate that acts against the democratic system” as its prime ministerial candidate.
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  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:00
    UC Berkeley launches course on global success of K-pop band BTS
    The global success of K-pop act BTS lies at the core of an academic course launched at the University of California, Berkeley. The student-run course was announced on the university’s website on Thursday as part of UC Berkeley’s Democratic Education at Cal program (DeCal).
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  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:18
    Trump declares 'emergency' to build wall, Democrats cry foul
    President Donald Trump, citing an "invasion" of drugs and criminals, declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border on Friday to fund construction of his long-sought wall, a move slammed by Democrats as an unlawful "power grab."
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    US Congress happy to fund Israel’s wall
    Below is a photo of Israel’s border wall. The wall was funded by American taxpayers thanks to Democrats and Republicans voting together to send over $3 billion per year to Israel.
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  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:08
    Hot : Young Democrats offer free hugs in Bangkok
    A young Democrat candidate running for a parliamentary seat in Bangkok campaigned on Valentine’s Day by offering “free hugs” at 7am in Preuksachart Klongchan park in Bang Kapi district.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    After the shock, we need calm and foresight
    Friday’s surprise piled on surprise roiled politics again. We cannot afford to be distracted from our democratic mission
    opinion
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Heavy clashes' as US-backed forces make final push against IS
    Hasakeh, Syria - US-backed forces were locked in fierce fighting Sunday as they pressed the battle against the last shred of the Islamic State group's "caliphate" in eastern Syria.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Greatness continues to elude America and its self-obsessed leader
    President Trump seems to have focused his State of the Union speech on only one subject: himself. Despite declaring his speech to be a call for national unity, Trump’s suggestion that the Justice Department abandon its probe of collusion between his election campaign and Russia constituted a “threat”, said Democrats and other observers.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Election a tipping point for ‘Thai-style democracy’
    Officially, Monday’s registration of election candidates was not a significant milestone for Thai democracy. Nevertheless the excitement it generated among pro-democracy Thais, political parties and their candidates has sparked anxiety for the country’s anti-democratic movement. 
    opinion
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    All eyes on Prayut as he mulls heading Phalang Pracharat ticket
    HALFWAY THROUGH the week for them to submit their PM candidate lists, most political parties have lined up to report their choices to the Electoral Commission (EC), except for the closely watched Democrat and Phalang Pracharat parties.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Over 5,000 register on first day
    Reports from all 350 constituencies show democrat and Phalang pracharat parties have highest number of candidates.
    politics
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:55
    Former election commissioner Somchai ready to run in Samut Sakhon
    Former Election Commission member Somchai Srisutthiyakorn drew the number 11 on Monday morning for his candidacy in Samut Sakhon under the Democrat Party banner.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:24
    Chuan leads Democrat’s Trang candidates to register
    Huge crowds of supporters gathered this morning at former prime minister and former Democrat Party leader Chuan Leekpai’s house as he led three Trang candidates to register for the upcoming election.
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  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 20:00
    Abhisit the only Democrat candidate for PM
    Former prime minister and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is the only candidate for prime minister the party will submit to the Election Commission.
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  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Democratic will can loosen military’s grip
    Junta has spent past five years cementing its place in politics for decades to come, but election could change that destiny  
    opinion
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