• 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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  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 01:00
    Thai-made film on Mu Pa rescue on agenda of mobile Cabinet
    SPECIAL PANEL set up to oversee production of films by foreign companies about the rescue of the Mu Pa football team from a cave in Chiang Rai, will also study the possibility of Thailand producing the film, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:26
    Wissanu: Easing of restrictions after new EC members take office
    The easing of political restrictions begin after new election commissioners assume office, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:02
    Govt instructs state agencies to hasten civil suits in rice-pledging scandal
    The government has instructed the relevant state agencies to expedite civil lawsuits seeking damages from their private contractors accused of theft and embezzlement in connection with the rice-pledging scandal.
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  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
    PM’s meeting with parties to discuss lifting of restrictions
    CALLS BY POLITICAL parties for the junta to ease its order restricting their activities ahead of the election will be discussed when their representatives meet Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on yesterday.
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  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Wissanu sees Article 44 as solution to problems faced by political parties
    DEPUTY PM Wissanu Krea-ngam hinted yesterday that the government might temporarily allow political parties to seek new members so that they can keep up with the election timeline. Absolute power under Article 44 could be invoked to clear the hurdle.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Key state bodies to meet on legal hurdles to election
    A KEY meeting today to discuss legal problems on the path to the next election may not lead to concrete resolutions, as the participants are not decision-makers, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    Election bill to be sent for royal endorsement this month
    THE PRIME MINISTER will seek royal endorsement for the election bill this month after the Constitutional Court ruled that none of its clauses were unconstitutional, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 19:29
    Royal endorsement to be sought for election bill within June
    The prime minister will seek royal endorsement to the election bill this month after the Constitutional Court ruled that none of its clauses were unconstitutional, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Friday.
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  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00
    Wissanu mulls amendment to law on NBTC member selection
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday he was considering asking the Cabinet to pass an amendment to the law regulating the selection of new members for the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).
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