• Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    May presses PM on free and open elections
    BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May told Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to continue progress towards free and open elections in Thailand in line with international standards, including lifting restrictions on political parties at an early stage, a Downing Street spokesperson said.
    politics
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Anger as MP defections set to harm Pheu Thai
    election hopes NEW PRO-JUNTA POLITICAL PARTY ATTEMPTING TO CONVINCE POLITIC
    politics
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Coronation to take place before poll: PM Prayut
    SURPRISE STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER THROWS FURTHER DOUBT ON POLL DATE
    politics
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    France, UK leaders urged to upbraid Prayut on trip
    Junta’s human rights record and election delays to draw flak in Europe.
    politics
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    Meechai denies charter rigged to forge ‘unity govt’
    THE CHIEF Constitution drafter yesterday dismissed claims that the charter was written with a goal of paving the way for a government of “national unity” after the next general election.
    politics
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:49
    Change in Malaysian govt puts hold on trial 24-hour border plan
    Plans for trying out a 24-hour operation at the Sadao border checkpoint with Malaysia have been put on hold following the recent May 9 election, said Songkhla deputy governor Khajornsak Charoensopa said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    No chance of a free and fair election
    Re: “Key state bodies to meet on legal hurdles to election”, News, June 14.
    your say
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Wissanu sees Article 44 as solution to problems faced by political parties
    DEPUTY PM Wissanu Krea-ngam hinted yesterday that the government might temporarily allow political parties to seek new members so that they can keep up with the election timeline. Absolute power under Article 44 could be invoked to clear the hurdle.
    politics
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Leading players want charter amended after next election
    Abhisit, Chaturon and Thanathorn see junta’s legacy as barrier to genuine democracy.
    politics
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Parties can send a message to Prayut
    Re: “Prayut urges voters to resist picking ‘the same old faces’ at election”, Politics, June 11.
    your say
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Is it feasible for a country to run entirely on renewable energy?
    Midway through the two-week 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, the presidential election results in the United States  were announced. The result, Donald Trump winning the election, was a bombshell for the COP.
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Key state bodies to meet on legal hurdles to election
    A KEY meeting today to discuss legal problems on the path to the next election may not lead to concrete resolutions, as the participants are not decision-makers, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:16
    Order a meal, feed a child
    GrabFood, an on-demand food delivery service on the Grab application featuring a selection of Bangkok’s most popular restaurants, has launched the “GrabFood for Good: Every Dish Makes a Difference” initiative to help children in need.
    tasty
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:51
    Junta to meet politicians, but political activity ban to remain
    The junta is set to hold its first meeting with politicians at the end of this month, but parties would remain banned from staging election campaigns until the organic law related to the election of MPs “completes its process”, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    EC flags up ‘legal obstacles’ in calendar for next election
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) has prepared a calendar for the next election to be discussed with the government, according to the agency’s chief.
    politics
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