• Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    More Pheu Thai members shifting to sister party
    PHEU THAI Party members appear to be queuing up to join its sister party Thai Raksa Chart, with former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan and former deputy interior minister Sermsak Pongpanit among those who signed up yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    A reversal of fortune
    BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN IS HEARING FAR FEWER CHEERS THAN HE ONCE DID
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists
    Family members and loyalists to the powerful former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra were on Wednesday elected to head a new party, reinvigorating the division that has characterised and paralysed Thai politics for over a generation.
    opinion
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Rap song reflects Thai society: poll
    MOST PEOPLE surveyed recently view a controversial rap song criticising Thailand as a reflection of society although they suspect it has been used for political attacks, separate opinion polls found.
    politics
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    Suthep goes on walkabout to sign up party members
    SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN yesterday led the Action Coalition for Thailand (ACT) Party to “pay respects to the land” in a bid to recruit party members despite restrictions on political movement. The party was co-founded by Suthep.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Banharn’s daughter poised to take the reins of Chartthaipattana Party
    KANCHANA Silpa-archa, the daughter of late former prime minister and Chartthaipattana Party patriarch Banharn, has been nominated as party leader, it was revealed yesterday despite previous speculation that her younger brother would take the job.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    New Army chief’s pro-coup stance ahead of polls angers many
    THE NEW Army chief will find it difficult to justify any more coups after scholars, politicians and activists loudly rejected his statement that the military might take control again if political upheavals re-emerge.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Supporting cast may determine post-election course
    With the exceptions of Prayut Chan-o-cha, the pro-military camp, and the whole Pheu Thai Party, don’t commit yourself to loving or hating anyone in Thai politics. At least not yet.
    opinion
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    Democrats will sell themselves body and soul to military  
    Re: “Democrats caught in ‘hate triangle’ of Thai politics”, Stoppage Time, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Democrats caught in ‘hate triangle’ of Thai politics
    The Democrats are like a girl trying to choose between two bad boys. That was a view I shared until recently. Now though I’ve realised that, deep down, she made her decision long ago. She either doesn’t know it yet or else she’s waiting for her chosen one to begin behaving a little better before she takes the plunge.
    opinion
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    New method for primary votes can overcome ban problem: Wissanu
    PRIME MINISTER Prayuth Chan-o-cha will need to invoke Article 44 of the Constitution to deal with the issue of primary voting, as the junta has been slow in lifting the ban on political activities.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    NCPO denies trying to bully Thanathorn or pro-democracy activists over FB posts
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied it was discriminating against or bullying pro-democracy Facebook page administrators related to the Future Forward Party and its leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, by pursuing a case of alleged violation of the Computer Crime law.
    politics
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
    Thailand urges UK to return Yingluck to face prosecution
    GOVERNMENT SAYS CASE AGAINST FORMER PM INVOLVES CORRUPTION AND IS NOT POLITICAL
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:33
    Thai politics more stable: Moody's
    Moody's Investors Service says Thailand's (Baa1 stable) credit profile balances the strong fiscal position and low external vulnerability, against emerging challenges to the country's competitiveness and moderate political risks. It said political risks had eased over the past couple of years.
    Economy
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:11
    NLA chief doesn’t believe voting to pick EC president will stir up conflict at agency 
    National Legislative Assembly (NLA) President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on Monday said he believed voting to decide the new Election Commission (EC) president would not stir up conflict in the agency, after former commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn had warned on Sunday about the likelihood of outside lobbying.
    Breaking News
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