• Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Feb 24 only date on govt mind: Wissanu
    THOUGH senior government figures maintained yesterday that the next election will be held as early as February 24, they did not rule out the possibility of a delay.
    politics
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    60 days not long enough to forge democratic parties for stable govt
    Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan insists that 60 days is long enough for election campaigning after the ban on political activities is lifted.
    your say
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:44
    Prawit urges military aid for flood-hit southern provinces
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed military officers and administrative officials to monitor the flood situation in three southern provinces and aid affected residents.
    national
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Poll restrictions to be ‘relaxed by next month’
    Prayut declines to react to his deputy Somkid’s remark that next prime minister will be ‘similar to current one’
    politics
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
    Are we ready for full democracy?
    I have been following the situation with concern after General Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of national security, announced a relaxing of the ban on political activities.
    your say
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 16:26
    February exams to move amid election clash: govt
    The general election tentatively scheduled for February 24 will not be postponed but a nationwide examination for high-school students will be rescheduled to avoid being held on the same day as the national vote, senior government figures said on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:22
    Prawit denies any links with cashiered Chinese generals
    DEPUTY PREMIER and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan yesterday denied any connections with two senior Chinese generals who were recently stripped of their military ranks and Communist Party membership over corruption allegations.
    politics
  • 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
    Great minds think alike...
    I have a crazy idea about the digital watch advertised on The Nation’s website under the slogan “Military Watch Everybody in Thailand is Talking About”.
    your say
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:06
    Political party fundraising still banned: EC
    Political parties formed under the new law are allowed to collect only seed funding from founding members and membership fees from all members, the Election Commission (EC) and junta leader Gen Prawit Wongsuwan reaffirmed on Friday, following the Future Forward Party (FWP) controversy.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Prawit orders crackdown on ‘illegal’ foreigners
    Immigration bureau given one month to go after thousands suspected of overstaying or being involved in criminal activities.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:59
    No visa, lapsed visa means deportation within a month
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has told the Immigration Bureau to intensify its crackdown on foreigners without visas or overstaying visas and deport those arrested within one month.
    national
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:15
    Election still set for Feb 24: Prawit
    Key government leaders maintained on Wednesday that the next general election would be held on February 24, dismissing speculation of possible postponement until late April.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    A terrifically honest description of Thailand’s root problems
    Re: “Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come”, Opinion & Analysis, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
    The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
    opinion
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