• Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:00:29
    Deputy PM to discuss election timing with new EC
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said he would soon discuss the road map to the next election with the new Election Commissioners.
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  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:56:42
    ‘No huge compensation’ over gold mine closure
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has dismissed concerns that the Thai government will have to pay a huge amount in compensation to a private firm over the decision to close down its gold mine.
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  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:31:03
    I don't know make-up of PM's Cabinet reshuffle list: Wissanu
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday that he had no idea to what extent Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha had processed the Cabinet reshuffle list, adding that he did not know which names were on the list – or even whether he himself would stay in office.
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  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Political ban to stay until next year, but party registration permitted: Wissanu
    THE RELAXATION of the ban on political activity will probably occur next year given the amendment of six relevant laws to align them with the Constitution, which is required to hold a local election.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:44:35
    EC can petition to high court regarding new elections: Wissanu
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday that the Election Commission (EC) could petition the Constitutional Court to ask about its authority to hold local elections.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:21:44
    Talks to be held about local elections
    Concerned parties would be invited to discuss issues concerning local elections and related laws on Thursday, Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam reported to the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:05:08
    NCPO cosiders local elections prior to general poll
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday said the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) was considering allowing local elections at various levels including tambons and municipalities.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    DSI takes up 7 ‘special cases’ including corruption files
    DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation (DSI) is set to take over seven controversial cases, including one related to the previous government’s fake rice export deal in which money-laundering charges are pending.
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  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:14:52
    Politics ban ‘won’t affect election road map’
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam maintained that everyone was well aware of all the deadlines political parties have to meet and insisted that the current political-activities ban would not affect the road map.
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  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Prayut urges faster legislative process as junta due to step down in one year
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday met with ministers and legislators in a special meeting to discuss legislation, instructing officials to ensure that they would be finished with the work within the remaining one year as the junta is scheduled to step down.
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  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:34:03
    Old Thaksin cases could be revived retroactively, says Deputy PM
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam reiterated on Monday that he believes that the legal procedures against political office holders in criminal cases law could be applied retroactively against alleged wrongdoers, opening up the possibility that this could be applied to the outstanding cases against former PM Thaksin Shinawatra.
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  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Forestry chief appeals over transfer order
    OUTGOING FORESTRY Department Chief Chonlatid Suraswadi yesterday submitted a letter to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, asking for justice regarding his sudden transfer to the Permanent Secretary Office of the PM’s Office as a special adviser.
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  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:25:10
    Wissanu ‘disappointed’ at withdrawal of a prominent thinker and Pheu Thai practitioner from strategy committee
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday that he felt disappointed when two prominent thinkers turned down a request to sit on the national strategy committee.
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  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:10:12
    Foreign Ministry 'has authority' to revoke Yingluck's passport
    There is no need to use absolute powers under Article 44 of the Constitution to revoke the Thai passport of fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as the Foreign Ministry’s authority alone should be sufficient, Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:59:23
    Deputy PM questions Yingluck asset seizure
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday that concerned parties must study the court verdict in the malfeasance case against former premier Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday before proceeding with asset seizures under the administrative order issued months earlier.
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