• Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    PM accuses the media and politicians of trying to overthrow junta govt
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha accused the media and politicians of attempting to overthrow the junta government and the National Council for Peace and Order in a letter handed to Cabinet members on Tuesday.
    politics
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53:25
    PM denies using Mae Hong Son trip for campaigning
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday defended his field trip to Mae Hong Son, saying it did not serve as political campaigning for his ruling junta government ahead of the election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Junta ‘unfazed’ by plunge in popularity
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha was unfazed by a state-conducted survey that showed the junta government’s popularity had hit a three-year-low, Government Spokesperson Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Co-payments near reality as universal healthcare system reformed: minister
    LIKE IT OR NOT, indications are that patients will have to pay a portion of their medical expenses if and when the proposed National Health Security Bill is passed under the junta government.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 18:30:22
    Abhisit urges govt economic rethink to address people’s falling well-being
    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday urged the junta government to revise its economic policies and plans in order to tackle a decline in people’s well-being.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 13:04:54
    ‘Ja New’ petitions for a no-confidence vote
    Student activist Siriwit Seritiwat, known as “Ja New”, on Friday submitted a petition to National Legislative Assembly president Pornpetch Wichitcholchai asking for a no-confidence motion against the junta government.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:08:19
    Pheu Thai notes EU’s conditions for re-engagement
    Pheu Thai Party issued a statement on Wednesday in response to the European Union’s resolution to resume political contact with Thailand, noting that there are conditions that the junta government needs to fulfil before this can happen.
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  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Red shirts slam govt ‘false news’ on weapons
    JUNTA ‘SHOULD FULFIL ITS PROMISE’ TO LIFT POLITICAL BAN AHEAD OF NEXT ELECTION
    politics
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Govt ‘mistakes to blame for declining popularity’
    Policy blunders, failure to consider others’ opinions responsible for low ratings: critics
    politics
  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    PM comes face to face with volatile discontent in South
    GEN PRAYUT CHAN-O-CHA’S field trip to Pattani and Songkhla was meant to boost the popularity of the prime minister and his junta government – but instead of touching moments, local people welcomed him with yells and confrontation.
    politics
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:40:30
    Intelligence agency seeks access to databases
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle a law change allowing the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to access other state agencies’ databases.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Lack of accountability ‘could hinder graft fight’
    WHILE THE junta government has widely promoted its anti-corruption measures, its lack of accountability to the public, as well as an “unmodernised” bureaucracy, could hinder efforts to stop graft, a forum heard yesterday.
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  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Cash handouts not the right way
    The junta government plans to spend Bt40 billion on cash handouts and subsidies.
    your say
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Prayut lays to rest speculation about imminent Cabinet reshuffle
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday denied speculation that his Cabinet will go through the fifth reshuffle since the junta government took power in 2014.
    politics
  • Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:40:10
    New Democracy activist Rangisman Rome arrested by police
    Rangsiman Rome, a noted activist from the New Democracy Movement (NDM), was taken in by police on Sunday with an “unseen” arrest warrant. His arrest comes a day before he was due to ask the junta government to disclose details of the controversial Thai-Chinese rail project.
    national
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