• Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    If there is nothing to hide, why ban election monitors?
    Junta must allow international scrutiny of February’s vote if new government is to have any legitimacy
    opinion
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Minister explains comment on poll observers
    Thailand has plenty of experience in holding elections; EC stays mum on issue.
    politics
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:13
    EC gives in to public will as ballot to carry party name and symbol
    The ballot in the next election will include both the party symbol and the party name, the Election Commission (EC) decided on Monday, despite its earlier concern that the inclusion would cause difficulties in organising the ballot printing.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:42
    Pressure mounts to allow foreign poll observers
    ACTIVISTS, PARTIES SAY OVERSEAS ELECTION MONITORS WOULD ENSURE TRANSPARENCY, SAFEGUARD COUNTRY’S REPUTATION
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:41
    Shortlist of Senate candidates to be announced by month end, says EC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) revealed yesterday that 5,899 Senate candidates had made the cut at the provincial level and the shortlisted names should be announced in nine days.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Winter is coming for Thai politics as old wine offered in new bottles
    Before winter comes to Westeros in “Game of Thrones”, Thailand will witness cut-throat competition for its own political hot seat in an election scheduled for February 24.
    opinion
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:00
    Visions for Thailand
    Leaders and key figures from Democrat, Phalang Pracharat, Pheu Thai and Bhum Jai Thai parties talked about their vision for Thailand after the next election at an event on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
      Oishi banks on innovation in wake of beverage setbacks 
    OISHI GROUP is preparing to ride the growing economy in the coming year, which will be spurred by elections, in pursuit of its goal to further expand business and remain the market leader. 
    Corporate
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:30
    Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth
    Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term "fake news" during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:24
    Draft election royal decree 'submitted for royal command'
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said he believes that the draft royal decree announcing the election has been submitted for royal command.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:51
    Foreign community not concerned over national poll: EC chief
    Election Commission (EC) President Ittiporn Boonpracong said on Friday that foreign diplomats and members of the international community have voiced no concerns about the upcoming national election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fit to LEAD
    SONGTHAM Phianpattanawit’s many years on the badminton court taught him the importance of keeping on his toes. And so it was when the aspiring national team representative missed the cut on selection, he made a strategic pivot from the net to the classroom.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Army chief Apirat risks retracing father’s footsteps
    Hope is rising that Thailand will return to civilian rule with a general election next February, more than four years after the military staged a coup in May 2014. But the country now has a younger hawkish Army general, whose father was also a junta leader 27 years ago. 
    opinion
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    Undeniable: contacts between Trump campaign and Russia
    On January 11, 2017, Donald Trump was asked in his first press conference after his shock election victory, “Did you or anyone in your campaign have any contact with Russia leading up to or during the campaign?”
    opinion
  • Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    Denmark keen for EU-Thailand free-trade talks to follow poll
    DENMARK is looking forward to the start of free-trade negotiations between Thailand and the European Union(EU) after the Kingdom’s general election is held next year, says Uffe Wolffhechel, the Danish ambassador to Thailand.
    Economy
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