• Fri, 24 May 2019 17:34
      HM the King opens first parliament since 2014 coup
    HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn opened parliament Friday five years after a 2014 coup, stressing the importance of "national security" and "people's well-being" as the junta moves within striking distance of cementing its grip on power.
    national
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 12:23
    Urgent : Jokowi winner of election : Election commission
    The General Elections Commission (KPU) has officially declared President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo the winner of the April 17 presidential election after completing the national vote tally in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    EC endorses 349 candidates but warns not all candidates in the clear
    More than five weeks after the country’s first general election in five years, the Election Commission (EC) yesterday endorsed 349 successful constituency candidates for the House of Representatives, of the 350 seats contested.
    politics
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 15:59
    Urgent : EC endorses 349 constituency seat winners for Lower House
    More than five weeks after the country’s first general election in years, the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday endorsed 349 successful constituency candidates to sit in the Lower House of Parliament, just one short of the 350 seats contested.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 18:13
    EC expected to announce official constituency seat winners tomorrow
    The Election Commission is on Tuesday expected to announce the official results of the winners of parliamentary constituency seats from the March 24 general election.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00
    Hiking minimum wage ‘could erode competitiveness’
    LEADING economists and manufacturers have warned that an increase in the minimum daily wage, as pledged by major political parties in the run-up to the general election in March in response to calls from labour groups, will dampen the competitiveness of the Thai economy.
    Economy
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Billionaire who shook up Thailand’s politics defiant as enemies circle
    The billionaire leader of the newest and most dynamic force in Thai politics says he is “prepared” for jail as legal cases besiege his youth-focused party just weeks after it scooped up millions of votes in a general election.
    opinion
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:28
    Marked ballots found in several areas
    The General Elections Commission (KPU) has been called on to investigate and make a decision on whether to carry out a revote, following reports of the discovery of marked ballots in several areas on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:36
    Democrats meet to discuss future of party
    Senior members of Democrat Party – which suffered heavy losses in the March 24 general election – met on Friday to discuss the future of the party.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:22
    Future Forward's Thanathorn, Thitinan thank supporters in Samut Prakan
    Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit boarded a pickup on Tuesday to tour Samut Prakan province and thank those who voted for his candidate at the general election.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:19
    Under-fire EC gets moral support from civil-society group
    With many people having signed up to a petition to dissolve the Election Commission (EC) for its alleged inefficiency in holding the March 24 general election, members of a civil-society group on Monday offered moral support to the embattled agency.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    EEC projects on track despite post-election muddle, transport official says
    IT’S BUSINESS as usual for the development of key infrastructure projects in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), says a senior minister, who insists the government is not in a caretaker role in the unclear aftermath of the general election.
    Economy
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:17
    EC denies ‘red card’ election claims
    The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday denied messages widely shared on social media platforms which claimed the agency will give “red cards” to some political parties for committing irregularities in the March 24 general election.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:36
    Latest : Phalang Pracharat won popular vote: EC
    The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday released the general election results, saying the pro-junta Phalang Pracharat won the most votes at over 8.4 million, while Pheu Thai came second with 7.9 million votes.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    What the election outcome tells us
    Nobody is happy. That probably sums up the feeling after Sunday’s general election, which was predictably dictated by the prolonged political divide rather than tax, education and cannabis promises.
    opinion
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