• Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Elite cements its rule
    With the Senate selected, the junta’s main strategy for holding on to power is successfully completed
    opinion
  • Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
    Junta loyalists pack Senate
    Armed Forces and family members of top govt members dominate; pm and his deputy mum to nepotism charge.
    politics
  • Tue, 14 May 2019 17:16
    HM the King endorses junta-appointed senators
    Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    Govt backtracks on education law
    Executive decree on reform abandoned as ministers, NLA members quit to join senate
    national
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Junta men prepare for Senate
    Members of the junta-appointed National Legislative Assembly and the Cabinet resigned yesterday in a move to prepare for another junta-appointed Senate that will work alongside the new administration
    politics
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 14:55
    NCPO to appoint many Cabinet Ministers, NLA members to new Senate
    Many members of the Cabinet and more than 60 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) are resigning to become new senators appointed by the junta, government figures said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Junta readies list of senators for royal endorsement
    Those with senate aspirations urged to quit govt.
    politics
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 17:55
    Labour minister said to have resigned 
    Labour Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew is believed to have resigned from the ministry to join the junta-appointed Senate.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:00
    Junta supporter demands Senate votes to pass budget 
    Junta champion Paiboon Nititawan on Thursday proposed that the military-appointed Senate be authorised to pass the national budget bill in order to avoid political deadlock.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
    Why assume that senators will be loyal to their master? 
    Pheu Thai is lamenting that it needs a whopping 376 MP votes to be able to form the government, while Phalang Pracharath is celebrating as it needs only 126 MP votes, assuming it has already secured 250 nods from the junta-appointed Senate. 
    your say
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
    Junta gets list of Senate candidates to choose from
    FOUR HUNDRED Senate candidates have been shortlisted – with an Army source saying a significant number of them are military officers.
    politics
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:54
    Trump’s Cambodian ambassador appointment blocked
    The US Senate returned the nomination of Patrick Murphy as Ambassador to Cambodia back to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the American government shutdown entered its third week.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thaksin’s ex-lawyer among those in running for Senate
    200 senatorial candidates chosen in voting observed by US embassy officials.
    politics
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:00
    Voting for senate candidates in Thailand
    Candidates attend the final round of voting for senate seats in Bangkok on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 19:32
    2,746 candidates in running for Senate seats
    The Election Commission revealed on Monday that 2,746 Senate candidates had made the cut from the provincial to the national level after voting last Saturday.
    Breaking News
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