• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:29
    Junta chief's bid for PM intact after whirlwind week in Thai politics
    Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha's grip on power was tossed into doubt by the political cameo of a princess, but a week later his ambitions to rebrand as a civilian leader appear back on track, a survivor -- for now -- of Thailand's treacherous politics.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Charter court to decide Thai Raksa Chart’s fate
    The Constitutional Court yesterday agreed unanimously to accept the Election Commission (EC)’s petition to dissolve the pro-Shinawatra Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly undermining the constitutional monarchy system.
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:00
    Thai Raksa Chart to suspend major campaigning
    The Thai Raksa Chart party will suspend major campaign rallies to allow its leadership to focus on preparations to defend itself against the dissolution demanded by the Election Commission (EC), the party’s chief strategist Chaturon Chaisang said on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:07
    Princess says sorry as Thai Raksa Chart faces disbandment
    Princess Ubolratana announced on Tuesday night that she was sorry her good intentions to work for the country had ended up causing a political difficulty.
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  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:10
    Thai Raksa Chart vows to keep campaigning despite rejection of its PM candidate
    Key leaders of Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday vowed to continue campaigning for votes even though its decision to nominate Princess Ubolratana as its sole PM candidate was shot down. 
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:54
    Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for PM
    Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king.
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:35
    Thai Raksa Chart executive member resigns
    Rungrueng Pittayasiri became the first executive member of the controversial Thai Raksa Chart party to tender his resignation from the party.
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  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Party faces survival test
    Group, NCPO see scope for Thai Raksa Chart’s dissolution over princess nomination
  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:37
    Activist group pushes for dissolution of Thai Raksa Chart over nomination of Princess
    A political pressure group on Sunday unveiled plans to ask the Election Commission (EC) to take action that could lead to the dissolution of the political party, which nominated Princess Ubolratana as its PM candidate for the March 24 election.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 13:19
    Thai Raksa Chart Party 'accepts King's command with full loyalty'
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party issued a statement on Saturday, saying it accepted His Majesty the King's royal command that prohibited Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi from becoming the party's sole candidate for prime minister.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:36
    Thai Raksa Chart Party cancels campaigns in Yaowarat
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party cancelled plans to launch election campaigns in Bangkok's China Town on Saturday, a day after the party dropped a political bombshell by announcing that Princess Ubolratana was the party's sole candidate for prime minister.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:22
    Princess Ubolratana thanks Thais for support
    Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi posted a message on Saturday morning to thank Thais for their love and support.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:43
    King bars Princess Ubolratana from entering politics
    His Majesty the King issued a statement on Friday night prohibiting his older sister Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi from entering politics after she decided to accept a pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party’s invitation to run as its PM candidate.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    The Princess who would be premier
    A royal and a commoner, film star and tourism ambassador, Ubolratana has 31 million Thai children among her fans
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    No privilege, Princess insists
    Ubolratana says her shock emergence as pm candidate is her constitutional right as a commoner; Thai Raksa Chart’s election surprise hatched at party executive session
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