• Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    NCPO denies suit targets Future Forward leaders
    THE RULING National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied that a lawsuit being brought against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit was another case of discrimination, as it reacted to widespread criticism of anti-junta parties being targeted ahead of the election next month.
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    NCPO denies suit targets Future Forward leaders 
    THE RULING National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied that a lawsuit being brought against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit was another case of discrimination, as it reacted to widespread criticism of anti-junta parties being targeted ahead of the election next month.
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  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:08
    Grab distributes masks to battle Bangkok pollution
    Grab Thailand says it has distributed 3,000 N95 respirator masks to motorcycle taxi riders to reduce the health threats from air pollution for the second consecutive year at the roadshow held by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to regulate and encourage safety for motorcycle taxi and taxi drivers.
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Junta keeps the country guessing about next election
    AFTER SEIZING power from an elected government in May 2014, the ruling junta led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha came up with a political “road map” promising a general election in February 2016.
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  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:00
    Military to be out in full display for Children’s Day
    From Thursday to Saturday, military tanks and heavy weapons will be seen on the streets of Bangkok as preparations are made to mark Children’s Day, Colonel Sirichan Nga-thong, deputy spokesperson for the National Council for Peace and Order, said on Wednesday.
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  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:30
    New Year anti-drunk driving campaign begins
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has started the New Year campaign to arrest drunk drivers and impound their vehicles during the “Seven Dangerous Days”, which run until January 2.
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  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Prayut comes under blistering attack as political bans are lifted
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha and his government yesterday came under attack from politicians taking advantage of the junta’s lifting of political restrictions on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Lifting of political ban ‘partial’
    AS POLITICS in the country got a shot in the arm after the junta lifted restrictions on political activities yesterday, critics called for an end to all legal actions against protesters, arguing that the partial repeal of the ban kept intact ongoing legal cases stemming from previous junta orders.
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  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    Parties boycotting meeting are troublemakers: junta
    JUNTA LEADERS yesterday branded political parties boycotting today’s meeting as troublemakers, with the prime minister saying they were like boxers who refused to abide by the rules and would not listen to the referee’s explanations.
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  • 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.
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  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    EC disappointed with tepid public response for senator positions
    ONLY SOME 7,200 people have applied to become senators, far lower than the Election Commission (EC)’s previous prediction of 90,000 to 100,000 applicants from all over the country.
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  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Interest from investments in FIDF bonds exempted from income tax
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has issued an order under Article 44 of the charter to exempt income tax on interest revenue derived from bonds issued by the Financial Institutions Development Fund (FIDF) in a bid to boost the country’s financial system stability.
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  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 04:00
    The 20-year national strategy
    For the next 20 years, public administrations will be directed largely by the national strategy put forward by the National Council for Peace and Order. Governments failing to comply with the plan will face impeachment.
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  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    NCPO orders undermine political parties; a hurdle to free and fair election, say politicians
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the orders it has issued remain a major obstacle in ensuring a free and fair election, a public forum on elections and the country’s future was told.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Talk to the junta, EC tells parties seeking to raise funds 
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) yesterday backtracked on its previous attempt to prohibit Future Forward Party (FWP) to raise funds, saying that the party could do so but had to ask for permission from the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) first.
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