• Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Pheu Thai says coalition intact but remains wary of defections by MPs to rival camp
    THE SEVEN political parties that have come together to form the next government remain “strongly united” although defections of its MPs to the rival coalition are likely, a key figure in the Pheu Thai Party said yesterday.
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pro-junta party ‘has an edge’
    Defections by former Pheu Thai, Democrat MPs expected to strengthen its chances, but coalition govt could be unstable, experts warn
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 19:29
    Abhisit denies defection rumours
    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has dismissed speculation that at least a dozen former MPs from his party are going to join a new political group that is pro-junta.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Anger as MP defections set to harm Pheu Thai
  • Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
    Democrat admits Suthep might inspire party defections in South
    THE DEMOCRAT Party’s support base in the South may be affected by a new political party that will be set up by Suthep Thaugsuban, who was previously a key Democrat politician, according to a deputy party leader.
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:16
    Dramatic footage shows N. Korea defector's border dash
    Dramatic footage of a North Korean soldier's defection released Wednesday showed him racing across the border under fire from former comrades, and then being hauled to safety by South Korean troops.
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  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:00
    China’s bullying is only firing Taiwanese defiance 
    The decision by Panama to establish a diplomatic link with China has set Taiwan further adrift in the global arena. Panama’s defection from Taiwan leaves barely 20 countries that still recognise the island, all using its formal name the Republic of China.
  • Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:00
    Duterte’s ‘defection’ to China is all hype – so far
    For all its fury and high drama, President Rodrigo Duterte’s declared foreign policy shift from the American to the Chinese-Russian orbit is still in the realm of acoustics: more bark than bite.
  • Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:04
    Two N. Koreans swim across sea border to S. Korea: report
    SEOUL - Two North Koreans swam across the sea border with South Korea on Thursday, a report said, in a rare maritime defection across the tense boundary.
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  • Thu, 03 Jan 2013 00:00
    Anutin downplays defection
    Bhum Jai Thai Party leader Anutin Chanweerakul said yesterday that he was confident the remaining 25 MPs under his party's banner would be able to work well in Parliament now that the Machima group has defected.
  • Mon, 28 May 2012 00:00
    Return of 111 won't break up party
    While allocating Cabinet seats to some of the returning 111 banned politicians will not cause the Pheu Thai Party to break up, some MP defections are possible if the banned politicians are to run under the party banner in the next election, an opposition
  • Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00
    Chongqing drama won't rock the boat in Beijing
    Car chase, attempted defection and tales of political struggles.
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