• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:22
     EC issues ‘orange card’ to Pheu Thai candidate
    The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued an “orange card” to a Pheu Thai candidate for allegedly buying votes to win a parliamentary seat in Chiang Mai province.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:11
    Najib faces three-month parliamentary suspension for breaking Felda embargo
    KUALA LUMPUR: A motion will be moved in Parliament today (April 11) to suspend former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for three months.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:07
    Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in landmark vote
    The Maldives on Saturday held its first parliamentary election since former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen was forced to stand down, with his arch-rival expected to make a big comeback in the vote.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
    Asean should learn from the EU debacle
    Re: “Why Asean now needs a regional parliament”, Opinion and Analysis, April 3.
    your say
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    ‘Giving seats to smaller parties the only formula’
    A FORMER MEMBER of the now-defunct Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) said yesterday that there was just one formula to calculate the number of party-list MPs – it is the one that gives Parliament seats to smaller parties despite them getting a significantly low share of votes. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Why Asean now needs a regional parliament
    In the view of many observers, Asean is a success story of regional integration. Despite its highly diverse membership, the 10-nation grouping is often rightly commended as a resilient regional security manager, institution builder, norm provider and dynamic economic block. Critics, however, deplore the state-centric and elitist nature of Asean.
    opinion
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand’s murky elections: What could happen next?
    A coup leader triumphs as civilian prime minister, an alliance of parties unite to stop him, or a parliamentary deadlock forces another political crisis – the outcome of Thailand’s disputed election remains undecided a week after the poll.
    opinion
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 10:20
    Thailand elections: What could happen next?
    A coup leader triumphs as civilian prime minister, an alliance of parties unite to stop him, or a parliamentary deadlock forces another political crisis -- the outcome of Thailand's disputed election remains undecided a week after the poll.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
    The ‘fresh start' could start here
    Meet seven of the ambitious rookies heading to Parliament under Phalang Pracharat and Future Forward banners
    politics
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    Indonesia, Malaysia gear up for fight against EU's REDII
    INDONESIA and Malaysia will likely make a separate move against the European Union policy against palm oil through a delegated regulation supplementing directive of the EU Renewable Energy Directive II (RED II), which is now being deliberated by the European Parliament, a trade official has said.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:00
    Rangsima shines through Democrat gloom
    Despite the Democrat Party’s massive setbacks in its traditional strongholds of Bangkok and the South, Rangsima Rodrassami will be returning to Parliament, representing the Central province of Samut Songkram. 
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:00
    Thanathorn grateful for 50-seat debut
    Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit thanked voters for making space for the party in the Thai political landscape after it won more than 50 of the 500 seats in Parliament.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    The key to a coup-free future
    The elected politicians in the next Parliament have to do their jobs with only the country’s best interests at heart
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:08
    AIPA aims to strengthen drug-free environment
    Thailand, as this year’s chair of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, is hosting a four-day anti-drugs consultation session.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 18:28
    National parks bill deliberation disrupted at parliament as forest group ‘makes noise’
    Police this afternoon have apprehended representatives of a forest dwellers’ group after they refused to stop making noise inside Parliament where the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) was deliberating on amendments to the National Parks Act they oppose.
    national
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