• Tue, 04 Jun 2019 01:00
    Thai political system reflects Thai culture of patronage
    Re: “Future Forward’s boisterous youngsters giving Thanathorn growing headaches”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 22:04
    Families, friends of missing lese-majeste trio  seek help from NHRC, EU and Vietnam Embassy
    The families and friends of three missing Thai political refugees on Monday submitted letters to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Vietnam Embassy and the European Union Delegation in Bangkok after the Thai authorities denied having any knowledge of their whereabouts.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    CCI plunges in April  as uncertainties stay 
    CONSUMER Confidence Index (CCI) in April hit the lowest level in 16 months due to uncertainties over the Thai political situation after the March 24 election, according to University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC).
    Economy
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 21:00
    Thanathorn grateful for 50-seat debut
    Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit thanked voters for making space for the party in the Thai political landscape after it won more than 50 of the 500 seats in Parliament.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    What do Thai political parties actually stand for?
    Nation editorial staff and letter writers have been barking about a lack of democracy for years now and talking down Prayut Chan-o-cha.
    your say
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties promise gender equality as world marks Women’s Day
    AHEAD OF International Women’s Day today, Thai political parties took the opportunity to publicise their policies on gender equality yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    SET expected to gain from election date 
    Following government's announcement of the national election date on March 14, the Thai political development is moving in the right direction with foreign capital expected to return to the Thai stock market. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:23
    Alarm raised over fate of Thai activist in Laos
    New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged the Lao government to investigate the disappearance of Thai political activists who were last seen in Vientiane. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:39
    Thai political development on table at Asean-EU meeting : Source
    Ministers from Asean and European Union were meeting in Brussels on Monday to review past cooperation and further strengthen ties between the regions.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thai political party jigsaw attracts new faces, veteran names
    Famous golfer Thongchai Jaidee, a former beauty queen and veteran politicians were among those who flocked to new parties in Thailand on Sunday as a jigsaw of alliances formed ahead of the country’s much-anticipated poll in February.
    opinion
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Red-faced junta can’t woo people with borrowed slogans
    WHILE THE two military coups that occurred in the past 12 years have tried to eliminate the so-called Thaksin regime from the Thai political landscape, the junta’s latest campaign to promote General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s administration has only brought the influential tycoon back into the political discourse.
    politics
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:52
    New Thai political party charged under draconian old law
    Thai police on Monday charged members of a new progressive party led by a maverick 39-year-old tycoon with spreading "false" information about the ruling junta in a Facebook live broadcast.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:00
    Dozens of new parties register in run-up to Thai poll
    Nearly 40 new Thai political parties submitted names and logos on the opening day of party registration in Bangkok yesterday, an early step in the junta-ruled kingdom’s halting return to democracy.
    opinion
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
    Asean should be wary of inviting Turkey into the fold
    Relations between Turkey and Asean are an important focus of discussion in Thai political circles – including in this newspaper. But the debate boils down to this question: Can today’s Turkey really help bring prosperity, opportunity and jobs to Southeast Asia and other international partners?
    your say
  • Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00
    There’s wisdom in the Swiss way
    With possible elections in late 2018, there is very little time for Thai political parties to inform and woo voters.
    your say
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