• Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai and the Democrats: Whose problems are nicer? 
    Thailand’s two biggest political parties will be deserted by a large number of voters in the upcoming election. But to Pheu Thai, the loss of support will be more strategic than problematic. The Democrat Party, facing a more daunting short-term prospect, must be wishing it were in the same situation.
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Political parties pledge to right land-rights wrongs
    Democrat Party vows to pursue its unfinished agenda; future forward seeks progressive tax
    national
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    No celebrations for Abhisit
    I had predicted that Abhisit Vejjajiva would win the “primary election” to lead the Democrat party.
    your say
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:30
    Democrats put their faith in incumbent Abhisit
    Abhisit Vejjajiva was on Sunday elected as leader of the Democrat Party, reflecting the results of last week’s sounding out of party members.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    60 days not long enough to forge democratic parties for stable govt
    Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan insists that 60 days is long enough for election campaigning after the ban on political activities is lifted.
    your say
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:26
    Abhisit wins primary voting for Democrat Party leadership
    Abhisit Vejjajiva has won primary voting to retain leadership of the Democrat Party after being challenged by Warong Dechgitvigrom and Alongkorn Ponlaboot.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    The choice facing voters: Prayut or another billionaire pseudo-democrat 
    Surveys repeatedly show impressive public support for Prayut Chan-o-cha and Suthep Thaugsuban, yet this is not reflected in media.
    your say
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Democrats seize US House but Trump averts 'blue wave'
    Washington - Democrats celebrated their return to the majority in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday in a midterm rebuke to President Donald Trump, who still escaped a feared "blue wave" as his Republicans bolstered their Senate majority after a polarizing, racially charged campaign.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:45
    Democrats seize US House in rebuke to Trump
    Democrats seized control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday, dealing a stern rebuke to Donald Trump almost two years into his polarizing, rollercoaster presidency.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:56
    Pop singer Beyonce lends star power to Texas Democrat O'Rourke
    Hours before polls closed in one of America's most closely watched Senate races pop superstar Beyonce lent her support to Beto O'Rourke, the Texas Democratic candidate hoping to unseat Republican Ted Cruz.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 18:49
    Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation
    Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Poll restrictions to be ‘relaxed by next month’
    Prayut declines to react to his deputy Somkid’s remark that next prime minister will be ‘similar to current one’
    politics
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    What’s at stake in the US midterm elections
    There are three possible outcomes from next Tuesday’s election: Republicans retain control of both the House and the Senate, Democrats get control of the House, and Democrats get control of both.
    your say
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
    A fishy mix of absolutist and democrat
    Re: “Don’t allow distortion, totalitarianism to cloud death penalty debate”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
    A word against Internet regulation
    When the printing press first began spreading throughout Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries, it brought with it revolution in and democratisation of ideas. Scripture and scientific texts were spread rapidly and accessible to the masses for the first time. The Church’s monopoly as gatekeeper and purveyor of information ended with the advent of new technology.
    opinion
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