• Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thanathorn, give us a clearer path forward
    The Future Forward Party leader must move beyond condemning the junta – and hedging on Thaksin
    opinion
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:26
    Two Panthongtae associates face arrest after skipping country before indictment hearing
    Two co-defendants in a money-laundering case against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s son Panthongtae face arrest warrants after they failed to meet public prosecutors as summoned.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:31
    EC keeping close eye on Thaksin, Pheu Thai movements in Singapore
    The Election Commission (EC) secretary-general has said that the agency was monitoring reports that some Pheu Thai politicians will travel to Singapore to meet fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
    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
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Panthongtae pleads not guilty
    FORMER PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s son Panthongtae pleaded not guilty when he showed up in court yesterday to fight a money-laundering case related to a controversial Krungthai Bank loan.
    politics
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai could be dissolved if Thaksin is found to be interfering, EC warns
    PHEU THAI PARTY could be dissolved if it were found to have let former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra interfere with its internal affairs, a senior Election Commission (EC) official warned yesterday.
    politics
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:58
    EC investigates alleged Thaksin ‘influence’ over Pheu Thai
    The Election Commission (EC) is gathering information regarding former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s alleged interference in the Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs, EC secretary-general Jarungvith Phumma said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:42
    EC should investigate whether Thaksin meddled in Pheu Thai’s affairs: Prawit
    The Election Commission should investigate to see whether former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had recently interfered in Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs in violation of the law, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Forget about ‘Of the people, for the people’
    Do you miss the days when people went to vote so that their problems could be fixed? That’s what elections are supposed to be about, right? We have problems and we hand them over to our so-called representatives, who tell us their solutions and implement them. Well, elections in the 21st century are a lot more complicated than that, especially those in Thailand.
    opinion
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thaksin’s son indicted in the KTB loan scandal
    THE SON of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was indicted yesterday for collusion in money laundering in connection with the Krungthai Bank loan scandal, in a case he claimed was politically motivated.
    politics
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    A terrifically honest description of Thailand’s root problems
    Re: “Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come”, Opinion & Analysis, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
    The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
    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
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin, his men poke fun at junta leaders
    JUNTA LEADERS became the objects of derision yesterday, when former PM Thaksin Shinawatra and his men began posting sarcastic messages about the premier and his No 2 man.
    politics
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Prayut worries about ‘same old issues’, as Thaksin returns to FB
    PREMIER URGES VOTERS TO NOT BE INFLUENCED, EX-PM MARKS 2006 COUP THAT OUSTED HIM
    Breaking News
  • Search More