Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
Insurgents behind South bombing spree, not politics
Senior government officials said the series of bomb blasts over the weekend in the southern provinces of Phatthalung and Satun were related to insurgency activities in the predominantly Muslim region, and had no connection with the upcoming election.
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
Headache coming on for all
Thailand’s answer to Banksy cheekily skewers all combatants in the coming election
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
Vote-buying rampant – even among Nation readers
In the coming elections, money will play an important role again. As such, I have promised my Thai family members that I will pay them each Bt1,000 if they vote for the party which:
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:04
Eight different ‘Thaksins’ and a ‘Yingluck’ vying for votes in Northeast
Several Pheu Chart Party candidates in the coming election have actually changed their names to “Thaksin” in the hope of capitalising on the continuing popularity of the party’s ostensible patron, former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:24
Chuan leads Democrat’s Trang candidates to register
Huge crowds of supporters gathered this morning at former prime minister and former Democrat Party leader Chuan Leekpai’s house as he led three Trang candidates to register for the upcoming election.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
SET experts pick three sectors
THE best-performing stocks this year are expected to be in the healthcare, transportation and real estate sectors with returns likely to peak in the third quarter, after uncertainties surrounding the upcoming election and global trade war subside, experts from the Siam Commercial Bank Securities Co Ltd (SCBS) and the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) said yesterday.
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:33
Tech giants vow to tackle fake news in poll campaign
Tech giants Facebook and Google have committed to fight misinformation and focus on fact checking on their platforms, especially during the upcoming election in Thailand.
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
Google vows to be at forefront in fighting disinformation
GOOGLE HAS committed itself to being an able supporting tool for journalists in order to strengthen the quality of journalism and also to fight misinformation, especially during the upcoming election in Thailand, a senior executive said.
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:02
PM and his four ministers urged to clarify their political stances now Royal Decree issued
Thai Raksa Chart Party leader on Wednesday called for the prime minister to clarify if he will be running in the upcoming elections now that the Royal Decree has been issued.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
Parties offer ideas to ease wealth gap
Ending monopolies, increasing farmers’ income some of the strategies put forward ahead of upcoming elections.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
‘Election a key factor’ in 2019 growth
THAILAND’S economic growth in 2019 will hinge on the upcoming election, according to a Krungthai Bank expert.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Thaksin returns to limelight with launch weekly podcast
POLITICAL SCIENTISTS yesterday said the latest move by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to show his vision through a weekly podcast “Good Monday”, could invite comparisons between the Shinawatra and the pro-junta camps ahead of the upcoming election.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Testing times for DEVELOPERS
THE PROPERTY market this year will be affected by five key factors – a rising interest rate, a Bank of Thailand measure to restrict access to mortgage loans for second and third homes, a strong baht, the impact on exports caused by the trade war between the US and China, and the upcoming election – say property experts.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
Whither democracy in 2019?
Coming elections in Thailand, Indonesia and India will be a test of authoritarianism’s newfound appeal
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
People power is way forward for Thailand: Mahathir
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talks to The Nation’s managing editor Supalak Ganjanakhundee in an exclusive interview covering issues including Thailand’s coming election and the Kingdom chairing Asean for 2019