• Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thanathorn, netizens slam Nation TV
    FUTURE FORWARD Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit yesterday beat a right-leaning television station at its own game, challenging it to prove the authenticity of an audio clip alleged to be a conversation between him and ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:56
    Deaths, jail and cyber spies: The dangers of dissent in Thailand
    Dead dissidents dumped in a river, activists knotted up by the courts, and Big Brother-style internet laws -- critics of Thailand's junta fear this week's election is poised to sharpen the dangers faced by those who disagree.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    For Thailand’s sake, let’s move beyond Thaksin
    Our shared future depends on ensuring that next weekend’s voting lead to a progressive democracy
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Is the Future Forward Party Thaksin’s Trojan horse? 
    Two recent incidents should cause Thais to think something is going on.
    your say
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 01:00
    Shinawatra parties rally across Thailand as crucial court ruling looms
    Parties aligned with Thailand's powerful Shinawatra clan are staging major rallies this weekend ahead of a court ruling that could deal a gut punch to their prospects in national elections later this month.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Generals promoted Thaksin then divided Thailand 
    I cannot hold back my resentment upon hearing the military government and especially the Army chief argue against calls for a cut in the military budget.
    your say
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    Beware the dark nooks and crannies in land of smiles
    Re: “Thaksin unwittingly confessed to masterminding Thai Raksa Chart plot”, Have Your Say, February 15.
    your say
  • 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.
    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.
    your say
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Charter court to decide Thai Raksa Chart’s fate
    The Constitutional Court yesterday agreed unanimously to accept the Election Commission (EC)’s petition to dissolve the pro-Shinawatra Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly undermining the constitutional monarchy system.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:27
    Constitutional Court due to discuss Thai Raksa Chart fate
    The Constitutional Court is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon to decide whether it will accept a petition for the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party for alleged hostility to the constitutional monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:54
    Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for PM
    Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:43
    King bars Princess Ubolratana from entering politics
    His Majesty the King issued a statement on Friday night prohibiting his older sister Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi from entering politics after she decided to accept a pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party’s invitation to run as its PM candidate.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    Surprise move sees Prayut tread carefully as he accepts invitation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement on Friday saying he accepted pro-junta Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to be its PM candidate just minutes after the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party Thai Raksa Chart revealed its big surprise – the nomination of Princess Ubolratana.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:41
    The Princess who would be prime minister
    Princess Ubolratana on Friday veered from the entertainment circuit and into politics as she was announced as the sole prime-ministerial candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart Party, which is affiliated with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
    Breaking News
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