• Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:19:16
    Democrat politicians come out swinging over junta credibility
    Democrat Party politicians Nipit Intrasombat and Sathit Pitutecha have expressed dissatisfaction over the possibility of yet another delay in the election and said the military government’s credibility was increasingly in decline after repeatedly failing to keep its promise.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Cleared Abhisit says dismissal order was ‘political bullying’
    DEMOCRAT PARTY leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said yesterday that he was happy that the Army-dismissal order against him had been overturned, and he would now study the court ruling to assist in a complaint he would file with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) against former defence minister ACM Sukumpol Suwanatat.
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Pheu Thai seeks ruling on political parties order
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:06:41
    Supreme Court rules ex-defence minister’s order to dismiss Abhisit from Army unlawful
    The Supreme Court has ruled against a former defence minister’s order to discharge Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva from the Army, Abhisit’s lawyer Bundit Siriphan said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:45:17
    Supreme Court upholds verdicts in case against PDRC-demo attackers
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Appeals Court jail sentence for one of the accused in an attack on demonstrators from the now-defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) in front of the Shinawatra Building on Vibhavadi Road in early 2014, and freed the other due to insufficient evidence.
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  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:38:18
    Abhisit warns against 'Thai-ism democracy’ notion being excuse to neglect universal democratic values
    Ex-prime minister and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday that he understood the need to localise democracy, but stressed that “Thai-ism democracy” – a term used on Saturday by PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha in reference to what he said would be “Thai-styled democracy” – should not be an excuse to neglect universal democratic values.
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  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Democrat plans NACC petition against PM over ministers’ holdings
    A SENIOR former Democrat MP yesterday said he would seek action from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha over what he alleged was malfeasance concerning ministers’ stock holdings.
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:41:28
    Anti-Yingluck activists to face prosecutors
    Prosecutors are set to call in leaders of the now defunct anti-Yingluck-government group, People’s Democratic Reform Committee to decide whether they would be indicted for sedition.
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Three octogenarians who should stop meddling in Thai politics
    Reports in Thai newspapers that a group of former MPs from the Northeast paid a visit to three of their party’s “respected elders” should be a cause for concern for democratic-minded Thais.
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  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:47:23
    NLA committee cuts ban on entertainment during election campaigns
    Democrat Party deputy leader Ongart Klampaiboon said he disagreed with the idea of providing entertainment to help woo voters during election campaigns, reasoning the budget set for an election should be spent judiciously.
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  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:21:40
    Government should request UK return Yingluck: Abhisit
    The government should clarify steps to be taken in regard to former PM Yingluck Shinawatra’s flight to the United Kingdom and start requesting that the country send her back, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Can Thailand rely on the Democrat Party for democracy?
    As questions linger over whether an election will take place as scheduled in November this year, coup-maker General Prayut Chan-o-cha has signalled the political game has already begun – by declaring himself a former soldier who is now a politician. That in turn has placed the military’s cosy relations with anti-democratic groups in the spotlight.
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:31:39
    Democrats to seek Constitutional Court nullification of Article 44 order amending political party law
    The Democrat Party will file a petition to the Constitutional Court via the Ombudsman’s Office, asking it to nullify the junta chief’s order to amend the political party law to extend parties’ administrative work periods ahead of the general election, its leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday.
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  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 16:43:24
    Prayut clearly wants to stay in power: Ongart
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s declaration of being a politician last week only made it more obvious that he wishes to stay in power after the election, Democrat Party deputy leader Ongart Klampaiboon said on Sunday.
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  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    Democrats to petition court over junta’s use of absolute power
    THE DEMOCRAT Party yesterday decided to file a petition in the Constitutional Court against Order No 53/2560 issued by the junta head, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, which has amended the political party law to extend the period for political parties to attend to administrative work.
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