• Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    No plan to meet local politicians, says junta as Cabinet heads Northeast
    THE MOBILE Cabinet would not meet with any local politicians in the northeastern provinces of Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen next week, two deputy prime ministers said amid media reports of the junta stealing former MPs from traditional political parties.
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:57
    Call poll, improve rights to resume full ties, EU tells Thai officials
    Despite the junta leader’s recent visits to London and Paris, the European Union is still looking for Thailand to hold an election and to show increased respect for human rights before a full resumption of ties is possible, according to the chair of a European parliamentary sub-committee on human rights.
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  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:01
    Pheu Thai defectors to welcome Prayut in Ubon
    Former Pheu Thai MPs in Ubon Ratchathani who have defected to a pro-junta party plan to welcome Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha when he visits the northeastern province early next week.
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  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:44
    NLA channels Bt12.7m into junta schemes
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday voted unanimously to reallocate the national budget of nearly Bt13 billion from government agencies to the common funds for the junta-initiated grand schemes, the 20-year national strategy and the Pracharat policy.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:16
    Council of State tasked with finding way out of primary voting dilemma
    The Council of State has been assigned to find a solution to allow political-party members’ participation in the selection of MP candidates, as the new timeframe set by the junta continues to pose problems for the primary voting required under the new law on political parties.
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  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    Junta figures deny using power to gain poll edge
    KEY JUNTA figures yesterday shrugged off a Pheu Thai Party accusation that the government is using its power to gain an advantage ahead of the next general election.
  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 01:00
    ‘No special treatment for pro-Prayut group’
    THE JUNTA yesterday rejected allegations of unfair treatment regarding ongoing moves by a pro-Prayut political group wooing former MPs into its fold.
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    US envoy urges return to democracy
    US AMBASSADOR to Thailand Glyn Davies is calling for Thailand to return to democracy as the Kingdom moves towards an election under the conditions of the 2017 junta-written constitution.
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
    PM’s meeting with parties to discuss lifting of restrictions
    CALLS BY POLITICAL parties for the junta to ease its order restricting their activities ahead of the election will be discussed when their representatives meet Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam on yesterday.
  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
    West has judged Prayut – soon it’s our turn
    Critics of the junta left dismayed by his warm reception in France and Britain should remember there’s an election coming
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:54
    We’ll have final say on special order to waive primary voting, says junta
    The ruling junta will have the final say over whether to issue a special order to waive a legal requirement for political parties to hold primary voting to select their candidates ahead of the next general election, key junta figures said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    If you see black, look for white
    Daily arguments in Have Your Say usually cover controversial topics about mainstream media, the junta government, veganism and the death penalty. Both camps focus only on the opposite side of the subjects and completely shun the other.
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  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
    Louis Vuitton scarf in London lands PM in the soup
    PRESSURE from foreign leaders for Thai democratisation and elections are nothing new for junta chief Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha but his choice of a designer scarf during his visit to London this week captured more public attention than his diplomatic meeting with UK counterpart Theresa May.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    ‘Most parties’ to join talks with junta next week
    THE JUNTA is all set to hold talks next Monday or Tuesday on lifting the ban on political activities but there is no clarity yet on which parties would attend the meeting.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Anger as MP defections set to harm Pheu Thai
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