• Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai and the Democrats: Whose problems are nicer? 
    Thailand’s two biggest political parties will be deserted by a large number of voters in the upcoming election. But to Pheu Thai, the loss of support will be more strategic than problematic. The Democrat Party, facing a more daunting short-term prospect, must be wishing it were in the same situation.
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai members shift base as survival tactic
    SINCE THE 2017 Constitution was never designed to favour the party, Pheu Thai is now seeing its members joining other parties, Pheu Thai secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday after one of the party’s former core leaders, Chaturon Chaisang, decided to shift to Thai Raksa Chart.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Chaturon, red shirts jumping to Thai Raksa Chart
    Key figures in the Pheu Thai Party including Chaturon Chaisang and red-shirt leaders will today switch to its offshoot, the new Thai Raksa Chart party, an inside source said yesterday.
    politics
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pro-junta Palang Pracharat Party wins many Pheu Thai members
    THE NEWLY-FORMED, pro-junta Palang Pracharat Party is pulling in more and more former MPs and government ministers, as well as celebrities.
    politics
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:31
    EC keeping close eye on Thaksin, Pheu Thai movements in Singapore
    The Election Commission (EC) secretary-general has said that the agency was monitoring reports that some Pheu Thai politicians will travel to Singapore to meet fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:24
    Chaturon denies bid for Chachoengsao MP
    Pheu Thai key leader Chaturon Chaisang on Wednesday rejected comments by his colleague that he would run for Chachoengsao MP under Pheu Thai.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    More Pheu Thai members shifting to sister party
    PHEU THAI Party members appear to be queuing up to join its sister party Thai Raksa Chart, with former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan and former deputy interior minister Sermsak Pongpanit among those who signed up yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists
    Family members and loyalists to the powerful former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra were on Wednesday elected to head a new party, reinvigorating the division that has characterised and paralysed Thai politics for over a generation.
    opinion
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Strong Shinawatra camp presence at first party meet
    PHEU THAI Party’s so-called sister party, Thai Raksa Chart, held its first general assembly yesterday, which saw several heirs and heiresses of politicians from the Shinawatra camp showing up and being named party executives.
    politics
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai prepares for worst-case scenario
    New leader Viroj Paoin says party has not violated any law; Sudarat says they will not be intimidated by threat of dissolution.
    politics
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai could be dissolved if Thaksin is found to be interfering, EC warns
    PHEU THAI PARTY could be dissolved if it were found to have let former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra interfere with its internal affairs, a senior Election Commission (EC) official warned yesterday.
    politics
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:58
    EC investigates alleged Thaksin ‘influence’ over Pheu Thai
    The Election Commission (EC) is gathering information regarding former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s alleged interference in the Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs, EC secretary-general Jarungvith Phumma said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:42
    EC should investigate whether Thaksin meddled in Pheu Thai’s affairs: Prawit
    The Election Commission should investigate to see whether former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had recently interfered in Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs in violation of the law, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
    Dangerous pitfalls in the coming election
    As the thin ice gets thinner, the company Pheu Thai keeps could bring it disaster
    opinion
  • 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.
    politics
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