• Sat, 25 May 2019 12:32
    Phalang Pracharat MPs move to delay House Speaker voting
    Phalang Pracharat MPs proposed postponing the voting for House Speaker in Parliament on Saturday amid reports that the pro-junta camp is still negotiating with other parties to form a coalition government.
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  • Fri, 24 May 2019 01:00
    Do different ideologies exist in Thai politics?
    Did it make any sense to have 80 different political parties participating in the last election? We read about people who were encouraged to establish parties by “other forces” with promises of financial support later, only to face hard reality when they wound up with huge debts. So why all these new parties? 
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  • Wed, 22 May 2019 16:25
    Democrats and Bhumjaithai hold talks, sparking coalition speculation 
    The political deadlock between the pro-junta and anti-military camps, with neither side having enough MPs to form a coalition, has increased speculation that the Democrat and Bhumjaithai parties could perform a "kingmaker" role. 
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  • Mon, 13 May 2019 15:13
    Urgent : 11 micro parties throw support to Prayut, Phalang Pracharat
    Eleven micro parties that were last week granted one seat each in the Lower House due to a controversial allocation method announced on Monday they would back General Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime minister and the pro-junta party Phalang Pracharat as the coalition leader.
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  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Democracy camp ready to give up PM post to block pro-junta camp
    ANTI-JUNTA PARTIES Pheu Thai and Future Forward hinted at being ready to sacrifice hopes of naming the next prime minister if that’s what it will take to block the generals from remaining in politics, even as medium-sized parties become the determining factor in forming the next government.
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  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Labour union plans campaign to push parties into keeping wage-hike promises
    THE CONFEDERATION of Thai Labour (CTL) is looking to hold discussions with workers to plan a pressure campaign to ensure that political parties fulfil their campaign promises to hike the minimum wage, after their hope for a quick rise was crushed by the abrupt resignation of Labour Ministry executives.
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Hiking minimum wage ‘could erode competitiveness’
    LEADING economists and manufacturers have warned that an increase in the minimum daily wage, as pledged by major political parties in the run-up to the general election in March in response to calls from labour groups, will dampen the competitiveness of the Thai economy.
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 01:00
    Main UK parties suffer Brexit battering in local elections
    London - Britain's two main parties suffered a drubbing Friday in English local elections as voters vented their frustration with the prolonged Brexit deadlock.
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  • Thu, 02 May 2019 16:54
    11 election candidates disqualified 
    The Election Commission on Thursday disqualified 11 candidates from several political parties as they were either members of two parties or members of the party they represented for less than 90 days.
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  • Mon, 29 Apr 2019 16:02
    Srisuwan to lodge complaint alleging illegal shareholdings by Phalang Pracharat and Pheu Thai MP candidates
    Social activist Srisuwan Janya plans this week to lodge a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) over some MP candidates from both the Phalang Pracharat and Pheu Thai parties’ alleged shareholdings in media companies.
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  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    New transfer pricing rules head in the right direction
    IN OPEN markets, the “market price” is determined by external market forces as contracting parties aim to protect their best interests.
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Pheu Thai says coalition intact but remains wary of defections by MPs to rival camp
    THE SEVEN political parties that have come together to form the next government remain “strongly united” although defections of its MPs to the rival coalition are likely, a key figure in the Pheu Thai Party said yesterday.
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
    New land and building taxes will not increase tax rates, says Treasury Department
    The Treasury Department has reassured that a new method for appraising land and buildings will not result in higher land and building tax rates as several parties have suggested, while the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) estimates about Bt40 billion per year in additional government revenues for the first two years from 2020 when the taxes bill takes effect.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    EC to seek court opinion on MP calculation method
      Pheu Thai warns awarding seats to small parties ‘unconstitutional’ 
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Get soaked at Scruffy’s
    Scruffy Murphy’s, an Irish pub on Bangkok’ Sukhumvit Soi 23, is celebrating Songkran with patio parties Saturday through Monday.
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