• Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:40
    Thailand ready to face sea-home builder in court
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday that the Thai government has the right to demolish a floating sea home off Phuket seashore and welcomed the threat of a lawsuit by its builder, Ocean Builders.
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  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:51
    Urgent : Pheu Thai coalition? Don’t count on it, says Wissanu
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has called Wednesday’s announcement of a Pheu Thai-led coalition preparing to form a government merely psychological strategy that will not bear fruit.
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  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
    Election no later than March, Wissanu assures
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam yesterday said the election will take place no later than March and the Royal Decree will be issued within this month.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:12
    Urgent : Wissanu, EC to discuss election delay 
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday met the Election Commission to discuss the possibility of delaying the general election from February 24 so that it would not affect the coronation ceremony set for early May.
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  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:24
    Draft election royal decree 'submitted for royal command'
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said he believes that the draft royal decree announcing the election has been submitted for royal command.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Feb 24 only date on govt mind: Wissanu
    THOUGH senior government figures maintained yesterday that the next election will be held as early as February 24, they did not rule out the possibility of a delay.
    politics
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 17:01
    PM won’t be on campaign trail for anyone, says deputy
    The law prohibits Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha from campaigning for any political party in the run-up to the election, including a party that nominates him to be the next head of government, his deputy, Wissanu Krea-ngam, said on Sunday.
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  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New cabinet to be in office by June if polls held in Feb
    A NEW CABINET is expected to assume office by June next year, though the junta will retain full powers until the new government is sworn in, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 20:00
    Election Commission to demand budget boost
    The Election Commission (EC) will need an additional budget of Bt600 million to hold the next general election, in addition to the Bt4 billion it was already allocated, according to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Shortlist of candidates for Senate to be out before poll
    A SHORTLIST of senatorial candidates will be made available for selection by the ruling junta about 15 days before the next general election, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai free to exploit system to form alliances: Wissanu
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam yesterday admitted that any attempt by parties to form alliances in order to secure MP seats was within the law.
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:13
    Government asked to submit draft laws no later than end of year
    The National Legislative Assembly has asked the government to send the last bill for it to deliberate no later than the end of this year, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday.
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  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:57
    No legal reason for PM to step down as junta head after stating ‘interest in politics’: Wissanu
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha is not required by law to step down as leader of the ruling junta if he is interested in entering politics ahead of the next general election, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    No harm if ministers join politics: PM 
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has not ruled out the possibility of him joining civilian politics with the elections fast approaching.
    politics
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:33
    Parties will get 60 days to campaign – ‘plenty of time’, says Wissanu
    Parties will be permitted to campaign for the next general election from December, after the junta lifts restrictions on political activities, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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