• Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:16
    ‘Election a key to change Thai image abroad’
    Thachana Thanakitcharu , a 24-year-old jazz musician, says Thailand’s international reputation hangs in the balance with this election.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:04
    Young voter places his faith on democracy
    Titipong Siwayawiroj, a 24-year-old media planner says that despite the many military coups, he still has faith in the survival of democracy in Thailand. “Many older people are afraid that democracy will bring back street protests and yet another military coup,” he said.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:29
    Ballot paper confusing, say elderly voters
    Senior citizens at some voting centres complained that the ballot paper was confusing and they found it difficult to find their chosen parties.
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:23
    Football chief Somyot urges everyone to vote
    Football Association of Thailand (FAT) president Somyot Poompanmuang, casting his vote in Sunday’s election, urged all Thais to do the same and exercise their democratic right.
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:01
    Possible scenarios after Thailand's junta-backed election : AFP
    A coup leader emerges as a civilian prime minister, pro-democracy forces unite to thwart the junta's ambitions, a stalemate or another putsch resets the political landscape -- Thailand's cliffhanger of an election Sunday could result in a number of outcomes.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:38
    80 per cent turnout expected in Bangkok
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) expects 80 per cent of eligible voters in the capital to turn out to cast their ballots, BMA permanent secretary Silapasuay Raweesaengsoon said.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:29
    EC allows voters to bring own pens for voting
    There were no reports of problems at any venue and all 92,320 polling stations across the country opened at 8am, Election Commission chairman Itthiporn Boonprakong said.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:24
    Voters turn out in big numbers in Central region
    A large numbers of voters turned out to cast their ballots in many provinces of the Central region. Queues were formed at several polling stations even before the voting began at 8am in the provinces of Suphan Buri, Pathum Thani, Ang Thong, Phetchaburi and Samut Songkhram.
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:41
    Google marks Thai election
    To mark Thailand's election on Sunday, Google has created its Doodle featuring a ballot box with the Thai flag.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:11
    'We’ve grown up, we can choose on our own’ tops Twitter trend
    A hashtag, apparently of young first-time eligible voters, topped Twitter's trends in Thailand late Saturday night until Sunday morning.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00
    Online content under close scrutiny for poll-related ‘fake news’
    Social media giants and online service providers are closely monitoring online content to ensure that there is no misinformation or fake news being disseminated on their platforms as Thailand gears up for Sunday’s election.
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  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:54
    EC assures international monitors election will be 'clean and fair'
    Thailand's Election Commission on Saturday assured representatives of 11 nations and one international electoral organisation of a clean and fair election on Sunday.
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  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:42
    Five-day storm warning for upper Thailand
    Residents in the upper part of Thailand have been warned to brace themselves for summer thunderstorms until Wednesday.
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  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    Abhisit urges voters to opt for democracy with ‘integrity’
    In a final effort to attract voters in Sunday’s general election, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva offered himself up as the next prime minister, promising to release the country from a new round of conflict.
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  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    Prayut vows to safeguard country in final bid for votes
    Junta chief General Prayut Chan-o-cha finally went on stage for the Phalang Pracharat Party on Friday in a last-ditch effort to win votes ahead of the general election on Sunday.
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