• Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:16
    Prawit issues orders in bid for safer holidays
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday ordered security beefed up to keep people safe during the New Year holidays.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:56
    Prawit orders armed forces to help southern flood victims
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has ordered the armed forces to provide urgent assistance to more than 15,000 families in the southern provinces following severe flooding in the area.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    Parties boycotting meeting are troublemakers: junta
    JUNTA LEADERS yesterday branded political parties boycotting today’s meeting as troublemakers, with the prime minister saying they were like boxers who refused to abide by the rules and would not listen to the referee’s explanations.
    politics
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
    Prawit hands back more assets seized from moneylenders
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also defence minister, yesterday presented 2,012 debtors in Loei province assets worth over Bt3.4 billion, including 1,773 land-title deeds, Defence Ministry spokesman Lt-General Kongcheep Tantravanich said.
    national
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Prawit attacks ex-NCPO member for ‘defecting’
    DEPUTY PREMIER Prawit Wongsuwan yesterday described a retired senior military officer joining a new anti-junta political party as “ungrateful” and “a chameleon”.
    politics
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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