• 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
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court to hear case against Thaksin over TPI rehabilitation
    FUGITIVE FORMER prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will face another lawsuit for the alleged wrongful exercise of his powers in the Thai Petrochemical Industry (TPI) rehabilitation case in 2003.
    politics
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Ban on political activity to stay despite court’s
    THE BAN on political activities will remain in place despite all the legislation crucial for the election having already been approved by the Constitutional Court.
    politics
  • Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Junta grapples with reborn student movement
    ATTEMPTS TO SNUFF DISSENT HAVE FUELLED NEW GENERATION OF DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS
    politics
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00
    Suthep’s lawyer seeks registration of new party
    THE LAWYER of politician Suthep Thaugsuban yesterday applied to register a new party under the name Ruam Palang Prachachat Thai with the Election Commission (EC) and firmly denied that Suthep was a party executive.
    politics
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00
    Thai politics and green tea business warfare
    Politicians and makers of green tea have many things in common: They and their rivals are a lot more similar than they make the public believe; they resort to heavy advertising (or propaganda if you will) and populism to differentiate and promote sales; and their fierce competition is detrimental to both themselves and their enemies.
    opinion
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Constitution needs fixing to decentralise power, boost democracy, say politicians
    REPRESENTATIVES from three political parties yesterday agreed that the 2017 Constitution should be amended to not only decentralise power to people but also to enable “genuine democracy” in Thailand, while a fourth politician said the country is stuck with the new charter for now.
    politics
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
    PM defends role for Kunplomes
    SAYS THEIR APPOINTMENT AS GOVERNMENT ADVISERS WAS MADE TO GET POLITICAL GUIDANCE
    politics
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00
    ‘Troll’ party aims to bring pirate model to Thai politics as a new alternative
    ONCE KNOWN as a social activist, who focused on searching for missing persons, Sombat Boongamanong became a political actor after the 2006 military coup when he wore red to express his political opinion. He manages to draw public attention with his political gimmicks.
    politics
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