• Sun, 19 May 2019 01:00
    Biden to call for unity, knock Trump in 2020 launch
    Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden kicks off his 2020 presidential bid Saturday with a call for fairness and equality in America, urging voters to heal deep divisions and reject Donald Trump's "hard heart."
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  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    Prayut’s fake democratic govt will quickly be torn to shreds 
    The election is now over, but the international community is not fooled that it has brought democracy to Thailand.
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  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Thailand proves that billionaires make bad politicians
    In my opinion, businessmen-turned-politicians are a poisonous mixture for any democratic country. Why? First, the more successful in business the person has been, the less effective he will be as a politician when making decisions to benefit the country as a whole – and not just him alone.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    ‘National unity government’ dangerous and undemocratic  
    Moves to engineer a pseudo-deadlock to justify ‘neutral’ rule ignore the will of voters
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Country returning to  undemocratic rule, warns senior Pheu Thai figure
    WITH REPORTS predicting the setting up of a national unity government to tackle the political deadlock, veteran politician Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday that the Constitution and the legal framework had indeed been designed to cause complications and difficulties that would draw the nation down the path to undemocratic rule.
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  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:00
    Not easy for US and DPRK to make real headway
    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea leader Kim Jong-un has said he is only interested in meeting President Donald Trump again if the United States comes to talks with the right attitude.
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Dictating the election outcome
    Authorities’ heavy-handed response to criticism, opposition bodes ill for transition to democratic rule
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:42
    EU lauds election as ‘important step’ towards democracy
    The European Union [EU] has praised Sunday’s election in Thailand as an important step towards restoring a democratic form of governance.
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  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sports stars switch focus to poll competition
    SPORTS celebrities were out in force at polling stations on Sunday to exercise their democratic rights in the election.
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:48
    Celebrities swap red carpets for polling queues
    Celebrities were just like everyone else on Sunday, casting their votes – and of course posting pictures online of themselves at polling stations exercising their democratic right.
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 11:23
    Football chief Somyot urges everyone to vote
    Football Association of Thailand (FAT) president Somyot Poompanmuang, casting his vote in Sunday’s election, urged all Thais to do the same and exercise their democratic right.
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    NCPO legacy will compromise human rights policies: analysts
    Ensuring human rights protection and social justice will remain a big challenge for the next democratic administration due to the 20-year national strategy created by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and its other legacies in the form of the Constitution and laws, analysts warn.
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 14:57
    IS runaway teen's baby son dies in Syria
    The baby son of Shamima Begum, a British-born teenager who left London to join the Islamic State group, has died in Syria, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces has said.
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  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
    Is there another coup in our future?
    Re: “Banned party’s supporters urged to vote for ‘democratic camp’,” Front page, March 8.
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  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Banned party’s supporters urged to vote for ‘democratic camp’
    THAI RAKSA CHART leader Preechaphol Pongpanit said yesterday that he and other party executives were “extremely saddened” by the Constitution Court’s verdict disbanding the party.
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