• Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:40:57
    PM urges Thais to wear period costumes for outings
    Inspired by the success of the royally initiated winter festival, Oon Ai Rak Klay Kwam Nao, and the mega-hit historical TV soap opera “Bupphesanniwat” or “Destined Love”, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is encouraging Thai citizens to wear period outfits in public places.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:54:03
    Prayut, wife leave for Asean-Australia Summit in Sydney
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife on Friday morning left for a special Asean-Australia Summit in Sydney.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Why can’t soldiers be active in politics if people accept them?’
    Amid the rush to register new political parties, one group is open to enrolling members from the military and also backs junta leader and premier General Prayut Chan-o-cha. The Nation’s KAS CHANWANPEN speaks to Chuan Chuchan, the man who has sought registration for his party, whose name Palang Pracha Rath echoes that of the government scheme launched last year, to understand his political stance.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Court review of organic bills will not delay poll, Prayut promises
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday gave his assurance that the chief charter drafter’s proposal to have the Constitutional Court interpret two organic bills essential to hold the election should not cause any further delay to the poll timeline.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:08:00
    No law prevents Prayut from becoming a political party adviser: Wissanu
    Deputy Premier Wissanu Krea-ngam on Tuesday affirmed that Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha was eligible to be a political party adviser, amid speculation that the PM would be invited to take up such a role with the new Palang Pracha Rath Party.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut cagey as party seeks to enlist him as chief adviser
    A NEWLY registered political party reportedly is seeking Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha to become its chief adviser.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 11:43:34
    Prawit distances himself from Palang Pracha Rath party
    Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has denied knowing about a new political party to be founded to support Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as the next premier after the general election.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut: remaining as PM would depend on offer
    JUNTA LEADER General Prayut Chan-o-cha appeared unconcerned yesterday after Suthep Thaugsuban denied having plans to form a pro-junta party to contest the next election.
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 17:18:03
    Prayut tells ministers to ‘monitor’ Cambodian election in July
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday told his ministerial colleagues to monitor the general election due to be held in Cambodia this July.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 18:00:38
    PM urges people to look to their future and ignore candidates offering 'short-sighted promises'
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday urged people during his mobile Cabinet trip to the upper South to vote for those who have a longer-term vision, and not for candidates offering them short-sighted promises and populist policies, or the country would become bankrupt with everyone suffering as a result.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:55:56
    PM visit threatened by conflict with protesters
    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s field trip and mobile Cabinet meeting in Phetchaburi on Monday and Tuesday may be uncomfortable affairs as friction develops between provincial authorities and local protesters trying to submit petitions to the premier.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:42:37
    New parties begin registering
    The Election Commission offices became lively on Friday morning as a crowd lined up to pre-register their new political parties, including some organisations already declaring clear stances in support of PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha keeping his job after the next election.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Chamlong’s reincarnated party could support Prayut, rejects ‘Western-style democracy’
    A NEW political party has been launched with an apparent reliance on the reputation of the now-defunct Palang Dharma Party, which was popular in Bangkok 30 years ago with its anti-corruption stance and high standards.
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:38:56
    Pinocchio protest draws warning from junta
    The junta has threatened to take action against pro-election protesters who last Saturday mocked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha by depicting him as Pinocchio.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Scepticism rules over February poll date
    UNCERTAIN THAT Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s promise of an election by February of next year will be kept, critics said yesterday they remained hopeful it would be the last delay for the frequently postponed poll.
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