• Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut ‘not responsible’ for possible poll delay: govt
    MOVES to delay the election were under the jurisdiction of the legislative body and should not affect Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s credibility regarding the poll date, senior government officials have said.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:30:06
    Election delay will not be long: Wissanu
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Tuesday that any delay in the election as a result of a proposed amendment of the MP election bill to extend its enforcement by 90 days would only be “a month or so”.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:46:11
    Philippines economy expanded 6.7% in 2017
    The Philippine economy grew 6.7 per cent in 2017, a slower pace than the 6.9-per-cent expansion in 2016, an election year, the government reported on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Pheu Thai veteran up against Prayut in race for PM? 
    Re: “Sudarat and Prayut emerge as most likely post-election leaders”, The Nation, yesterday.
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  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Is the election road map in the dustbin?
    The junta’s self-serving delays are killing Thailand’s prospects for recovery
    opinion
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    NLA panel holds firm on delay
    PRESSURE MOUNTS ON PRAYUT OVER POSSIBLE POLL POSTPONEMENT LINKED TO DRAFT BILL
    politics
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:01:03
    Prayut denies role in tactic that may delay election
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday dismissed a perception that the ruling junta was behind a move by lawmakers to stay enforcement of the MP election law for 90 days, which could further delay the election.
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  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:13:33
    PM urged to step in over MP election bill amendment
    Anti-corruption activist Srisuwan Janya on Monday filed a petition to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, asking him to exercise his power to suspend the National Legislative Assembly’s authority to pass the controversial MP election bill.
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  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    MP law delay means vote could be in November – or delayed indefinitely
    WILL THE “miracle of law” once again help the ruling regime delay the election? The Nation’s political desk offers answers to some of the most crucial questions after the junta-appointed legislature decided to postpone the enforcement of the MPs election law, which is essential for the poll, for another 90 days.
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  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Sudarat and Prayut emerge as most likely post-election leaders
    KHUNYING SUDARAT Keyuraphan, a veteran politician from the previously ruling Pheu Thai Party who is tipped to lead the party to fight the next general election, has emerged as a candidate to become the next prime minister.
    politics
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Are rival parties aiming towards a coalition?
    The two large rival political parties – Pheu Thai and Democrat – have both expressed their objections to the emergence of an unelected prime minister after the next general election.
    politics
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Thai politics is in for traumatic change if military fails to adapt
    Their recent submission of separate petitions asking that the Constitutional Court rule on the legality of the NCPO chief’s recent use of Article 44 to amend the political party law was the only option available for political parties, said Prinya Thaewanarumitkul, the noted law professor from Thammasat University.
    politics
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Ex-MPs warn of impact on economy from poll delay 
    Democrat mp sees attempts being made to ensure the junta returns to power 
    politics
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:45:39
    Anti-fraud measure for Senate election changes, draws fire
    The law vetting committee has decided to cut down the number of professional groups for the senate election from 20 to 15, and removed a cross-selection approach intended to prevent conspiracy and fraud and replaced it with a new method.
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  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:57:10
    Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread
    Twitter on Friday said the number of Russia-linked accounts firing off tweets evidently aimed at the US election in 2016 was more widespread than initially determined.
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