• Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:38
    Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'
    Saudi Arabia on Sunday rejected as "interference" a US Senate resolution to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and another holding its crown prince responsible for the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    A block to democracy – and stability
    Appointed Senate has been designed to perpetuate junta rule, but it could also undermine it 
    opinion
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    EC disappointed with tepid public response for senator positions
    ONLY SOME 7,200 people have applied to become senators, far lower than the Election Commission (EC)’s previous prediction of 90,000 to 100,000 applicants from all over the country.
    politics
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:26
    Tourists from China are ‘illegal workers,’ Philippine Senate panel learns
    Tens of thousands of Chinese from mainland China have been entering the Philippines as tourists before obtaining short-term special permits to work in online gambling operations, a Senate panel learned on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 20:46
    Most provinces see only a few senator hopefuls turn up on day 1 of applications
    The first day of applications for nationwide senatorial candidates was largely quiet on Monday, with just a handful of senator hopefuls showing up in most provinces.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:12
    Urgent : Senate selection deadline decreed
    The Royal Gazette website on Friday published the Senate selection decree, demanding that the process be completed at least 15 days before the election.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Democrats seize US House but Trump averts 'blue wave'
    Washington - Democrats celebrated their return to the majority in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday in a midterm rebuke to President Donald Trump, who still escaped a feared "blue wave" as his Republicans bolstered their Senate majority after a polarizing, racially charged campaign.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:46
    Asian markets climb as US parties on course to split House, Senate
    Asian markets rose Wednesday as investors tracked results from the US midterm elections with pollsters tipping Congress to be split, in line with forecasts.
    business
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:56
    Pop singer Beyonce lends star power to Texas Democrat O'Rourke
    Hours before polls closed in one of America's most closely watched Senate races pop superstar Beyonce lent her support to Beto O'Rourke, the Texas Democratic candidate hoping to unseat Republican Ted Cruz.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:56
     Races to watch in US midterm elections
    Washington - A number of notable races are taking place on Tuesday in the US midterm elections, when Americans go to the polls to elect governors and members of the US House of Representatives and Senate.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Foghorn Donald all set to become lame duck?
    Tomorrow the US will hold its midterm elections for the House of Representatives and Senate. Donald Trump has been so deeply involved in rallying voters for his party’s candidates that you might mistakenly think he is running for re-election. 
    your say
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    What’s at stake in the US midterm elections
    There are three possible outcomes from next Tuesday’s election: Republicans retain control of both the House and the Senate, Democrats get control of the House, and Democrats get control of both.
    your say
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Shortlist of candidates for Senate to be out before poll
    A SHORTLIST of senatorial candidates will be made available for selection by the ruling junta about 15 days before the next general election, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:00
    Senate election draft decree approved
    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft decree for election to the Senate. The law is expected to come into effect next month and the 250 senators should be finalised by late April.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 06:45
    'Bad Blood': Trump sours on Taylor Swift after Dem endorsement
    US President Donald Trump said Monday he liked pop superstar Taylor Swift's music "about 25 percent less" after her endorsement of the Democrat in Tennessee's Senate race.
    Breaking News
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