• 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    NCPO likely to discuss lifting of ban on political party activities: Wissanu
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Tuesday will likely discuss the lifting of its long-imposed ban on political party activities in light of the upcoming general election, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:23
    Wissanu promises to relax political ban
    The political ban will be eased in the near future although election campaigning will not be allowed initially, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Election could be held between February and May: Wissanu
    FEBRUARY 24 will be earliest date when the next general election can be held and full resumption of political activities will be allowed no earlier than 150 days before the vote, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday after meeting with the new Election Commission (EC) members.
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  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:49
    No election delay expected: Wissanu
    A move by legislators seeking to amend the Election Commission (EC) law is unlikely to result in further postponement of the general election but may affect the selection of senators, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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  • Sat, 28 Jul 2018 13:11
    Cabinet to consider six local election bills next month
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Saturday that six local election bills would be submitted to the Cabinet for deliberation by next month.
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