• Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    No law bars Prayut from joining election debate, says EC head
    THERE is no law barring Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, as the PM candidate for Phalang Pracharat Party, from joining the electoral debate, the Election Commission (EC)’s deputy secretary-general Sawaeng Boonmee said yesterday.
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  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:46
    Sereepisut petitions for Palang Pracharat dissolution over PM candidate nomination
    A political party leader on Monday asked the Election Commission (EC) to dissolve the Palang Pracharat Party, which he claimed had nominated candidate that acts against the democratic system” as its prime ministerial candidate.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Charter court to decide Thai Raksa Chart’s fate
    The Constitutional Court yesterday agreed unanimously to accept the Election Commission (EC)’s petition to dissolve the pro-Shinawatra Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly undermining the constitutional monarchy system.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:15
    PM shrugs off calls to join TV debate
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday declined a call for him to join a televised prime ministerial debate, warning voters not to be influenced merely by words.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:10
    Thai Raksa Chart vows to keep campaigning despite rejection of its PM candidate
    Key leaders of Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday vowed to continue campaigning for votes even though its decision to nominate Princess Ubolratana as its sole PM candidate was shot down. 
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:54
    Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for PM
    Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king.
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  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:37
    Activist group pushes for dissolution of Thai Raksa Chart over nomination of Princess
    A political pressure group on Sunday unveiled plans to ask the Election Commission (EC) to take action that could lead to the dissolution of the political party, which nominated Princess Ubolratana as its PM candidate for the March 24 election.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:43
    King bars Princess Ubolratana from entering politics
    His Majesty the King issued a statement on Friday night prohibiting his older sister Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi from entering politics after she decided to accept a pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party’s invitation to run as its PM candidate.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    No privilege, Princess insists
    Ubolratana says her shock emergence as pm candidate is her constitutional right as a commoner; Thai Raksa Chart’s election surprise hatched at party executive session
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    Surprise move sees Prayut tread carefully as he accepts invitation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement on Friday saying he accepted pro-junta Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to be its PM candidate just minutes after the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party Thai Raksa Chart revealed its big surprise – the nomination of Princess Ubolratana.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    Nomination triggers joy, bewilderment in equal measure
    The king's elder sister Princess Ubolratana is now officially a PM candidate – much to the surprise of many across the country.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:42
    Prayut ready to stand as PM candidate
    Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday morning ended a week’s deliberation by announcing he had accepted the Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to stand as its candidate for prime minister.
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  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    All eyes on Prayut as he mulls heading Phalang Pracharat ticket
    HALFWAY THROUGH the week for them to submit their PM candidate lists, most political parties have lined up to report their choices to the Electoral Commission (EC), except for the closely watched Democrat and Phalang Pracharat parties.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:02
    Pheu Thai submits MP list – without urban favourite Chatchart
    Pheu Thai Party on Tuesday morning submitted its MP list and list of PM candidates to the Election Commission (EC).
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  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 20:11
    Pheu Thai Party names premiership hopefuls 
    Former coalition leader Pheu Thai Party said on Thursday that its de facto leader Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, popular figure Chatchart Sittipan and core leader Chaikasem Nitisiri would be on its premier candidate list.
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