• 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.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Shinawatra camp faces crisis
    EC yet to decide on Thai Raksa Chart’s fate, but dissolution of the party would upset Pheu Thai’s poll calculations
    politics
  • 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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  • 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
    Surprise move sees Prayut tread carefully as he accepts invitation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement on Friday saying he accepted pro-junta Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to be its PM candidate just minutes after the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party Thai Raksa Chart revealed its big surprise – the nomination of Princess Ubolratana.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:41
    The Princess who would be prime minister
    Princess Ubolratana on Friday veered from the entertainment circuit and into politics as she was announced as the sole prime-ministerial candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart Party, which is affiliated with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:12
    Princess is Thai Raksa Chart’s sole candidate for Prime Minister
    Princess Ubolratana, who relinquished her royal status in 1972, was named on Friday by the Thai Raksa Chart Party, a major ally of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, as its sole candidate to be the next Prime Minister.
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  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:04
    Eight different ‘Thaksins’ and a ‘Yingluck’ vying for votes in Northeast
    Several Pheu Chart Party candidates in the coming election have actually changed their names to “Thaksin” in the hope of capitalising on the continuing popularity of the party’s ostensible patron, former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:46
    Can Thaksin make a political comeback?
    “ELECTIONS are finally here – on March 24” was the front page headline on Thursday of The Nation, an English-language newspaper in Thailand.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Time for Pheu Thai to jettison Shinawatras
    With or without an election win, the party must see the risks its founding family poses
    opinion
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry…
    Even before Thaksin Shinawatra entered politics, his family was involved in dubious, if not totally illegal, business documentation. In fact, it was something in his pre-Thai Rak Thai past – the massive transfers of shares from his inner circles to people who were not supposed to have them – that kick-started Thailand’s ongoing and detrimental national divide. 
    opinion
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thaksin returns to limelight with launch weekly podcast
    POLITICAL SCIENTISTS yesterday said the latest move by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to show his vision through a weekly podcast “Good Monday”, could invite comparisons between the Shinawatra and the pro-junta camps ahead of the upcoming election.
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodia has a lot to answer for
    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha should ask the Cambodian government to explain why former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra recently used a Cambodian passport to register a company in Hong Kong.
    your say
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    Cambodia denies having issued passport to ex-PM Yingluck
    CAMBODIA DENIES claims that it issued a passport to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who reportedly used it to register a company in Hong Kong, according to the Phnom Penh Post yesterday.
    politics
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:16
    Cambodia denies claims former Thai PM Yingluck issued a passport
    Cambodian officials on Thursday denied claims that a Cambodian passport was issued to former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who reportedly used it to register a company in Hong Kong.
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