• Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:02
    Ballots from NZ arrived on Saturday, but officials only picked them up on morning of election: THAI chief
    Thai Airways International (THAI) president Sumeth Damrongchaitham on Monday said the ballots from advance voting by Thais in New Zealand had arrived at the carrier’s cargo centre on Saturday evening, but no one came to pick them up until the morning of the election.
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  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:11
    Thai embassy disappointed over likely voiding of advance votes 
    The Thai Embassy in New Zealand has expressed disappointment over the possibility of advance votes by Thai expats in New Zealand being declared void, arguing that the votes were delivered in Thailand well before the counting of votes began.
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  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:46
    Samut Songkhram or Samut Sakhon? Ask the EC chief
    Sunday’s advance voting was the first election to be overseen by the Election Commission (EC) chief, Ittiporn Boonpracong, who is a diplomat by profession and was once an ambassador to the Netherlands and Kenya. 
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  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:03
    Bangkokians turn out for advance voting
    More than 87 per cent of people registered to vote turn up to exercise their rights in the advance voting in Bangkok, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) revealed on Sunday night.
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  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 16:41
    Wanted man drowns after being spotted at polling station
    A fugitive drowned in a temple pond after he was reportedly spotted by police during advance voting in Bangkok’s Bang Khen district on Sunday.
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  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:31
    Advance polls draw thousands despite heat
    Several thousand voters flocked to polling booths across the country on Sunday to cast ballots in advance of next Sunday’s general election, the first in eight years.
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  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:29
    Thailand's early voting kicks off with crowds, long lines
    Hundreds of thousands of voters crowded into schools, parking lots and temples across Thailand on Sunday, eager to cast an early ballot a week before the country's first election in eight years.
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  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    24-hour alcohol ban for Sunday advance voting
    The sale and distribution of drinks containing alcohol will be banned from 6pm on Friday for the next 24 hours and during advance voting tomorrow, according to the Royal Thai Police.
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  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:00
    Alcohol banned ahead of advance voting
    Sales and the distribution of alcoholic drinks will be banned from 6pm on Saturday for 24 hours, ahead of advance general election voting on Sunday, according to the Royal Thai Police.
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  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    EC in the firing line over advance voting blunders
    Voters and candidates asked the Election Commission (EC) to take responsibility for poor preparations that led to mistakes, confusion and inconvenience to advance voters abroad last week even as the country braces for millions of early votes expected to be cast in the Kingdom this Sunday.
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  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 12:02
    Thais upset by long queue for advance voting in KL
    A long queue of voters formed at the Thai Embassy in Kuala Lumpur yesterday for advance polling.
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  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:39
    EC: Ballots are Available in Four Colours
    The Election Commission (EC) has prepared ballots in four different colours for each region of Thailand.
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  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:46
    Thais in Australia top overseas voter registration 
    Thai expats in Australia are the largest group of overseas voters, with 16,183 registering to vote, reported the Interior Ministry on Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:47
    EU observers lauds Myanmar election
    Yangon - European Union's election observation mission announced today that they are satisfied with the November 8 elections, despite the lack of transparency in advance voting.
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  • Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:53
    Reform network activist acquitted
    The Criminal Court has acquitted an activist who was charged with trying to block a national election in January last year.
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