• Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:45
    Thai Raksa Chart to resume election rallies
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday announced it would resume the election rallies that had been put on hold due to the party-dissolution case in the Constitutional Court while the lawsuit remains standing.
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Army chief bristles over proposals to cut budget
    Making critics enemies of the state dangerous, say analysts, as politicians told to listen to ultra-rightist song.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:29
    Junta chief's bid for PM intact after whirlwind week in Thai politics
    Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha's grip on power was tossed into doubt by the political cameo of a princess, but a week later his ambitions to rebrand as a civilian leader appear back on track, a survivor -- for now -- of Thailand's treacherous politics.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thaksin unwittingly confessed to masterminding Thai Raksa Chart plot
    Re: “All change! Twelve hours is a long time in Thai politics”, Opinion & Analysis, February 13.
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  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    All change! Twelve hours is a long time in Thai politics
    Just a few days ago, opportunist parties in Thai politics had great options and were keeping them open. The strategy was to wait and see before opting either to join the camp backing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha or the opposition led by the Pheu Thai and Thai Raksa Chart parties.
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    All eyes on Prayut as he mulls heading Phalang Pracharat ticket
    HALFWAY THROUGH the week for them to submit their PM candidate lists, most political parties have lined up to report their choices to the Electoral Commission (EC), except for the closely watched Democrat and Phalang Pracharat parties.
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  • 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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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Fight political corruption where it breeds – within parties
    The “wristwatch saga” has aroused a new powerful spirit in Thai politics to fight corruption.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Winter is coming for Thai politics as old wine offered in new bottles
    Before winter comes to Westeros in “Game of Thrones”, Thailand will witness cut-throat competition for its own political hot seat in an election scheduled for February 24.
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    Post-poll Prayut govt will lack legitimacy, says academic
    FORMER student activist and renowned scholar Thirayuth Boonmee has predicted that though junta leader General Prayut Chan-o-cha will be able to form the next government, it will lack legitimacy and this will only lead to instability.
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  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Reliable voting TECHNOLOGY
    Amid mistrust in picking a leader, the Democrat Party pioneers blockchain technology for Thai politics
  • 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.
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  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    A reversal of fortune
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  • 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.
  • 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.
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