Sun, 13 Jan 2019 01:00
Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
The partial US government shutdown entered a record 22nd day Saturday, as President Donald Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall and Democrats in Congress determined to refuse the funds.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:19
US govt shutdown to enter record 22nd day in border row
The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall was set to enter a record 22nd day Saturday.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Economists laud political parties’ proposals to reduce income inequality
ECONOMISTS have welcomed policies proposed by rival political parties in the run-up to general election, but they are sceptical about the financing plans and their effective implementation.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats, Pheu Thai focus on inequality
Both parties slam govt for economic shortfalls, accuse it of widening the national income gap
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:26
US judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional, Democrats vow to appeal
A federal judge in Texas ruled late Friday that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional -- a ruling that opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats up in arms over Prayut proposal
Party explores legal action as PM suggests excluding party names, symbols from ballots.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats join other parties in shunning NCPO meeting
THE NUMBER OF parties boycotting tomorrow’s meeting with the junta grew yesterday with Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva announcing that his party also will not be attending.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Democrats seek court ruling to halt school share trading
THE DEMOCRAT Party has filed a petition with the Central Administrative Court, calling for the Thai stock market regulator to suspend the trading of shares of an international school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:47
As US midterms approach, moms hit the trail to preach gun control
With a stack of pamphlets under her arm, Dawnee Giammittorio -- who has been a gun control activist since her sister-in-law was shot dead -- goes door-to-door in northern Virginia, hoping to help flip control of Congress back to the Democrats.