• Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Future rests on who runs the major parties
    The leadership of the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties remains in question, and it’s a pivotal question indeed
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Major parties say membership rule won’t hurt poll chances
    MAJOR POLITICAL parties have blamed the junta for the small number of their confirmed members, but they are still confident their support base has not been affected ahead of the next election.
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:12
    Parties could unite but it would show they are out of touch: Prayut
    Responding to former Democrat leader Pichai Rattakul’s recent proposal that major parties join forces to reclaim democracy from the military, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday said that there is no such military to reclaim the desired democracy from, as his government is not the military.
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  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:54
    Military ‘has nothing to do with politics’: Prawit
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Wednesday that the idea of major parties joining forces against the military would “not have anything to do with the military”, and it would continue working as usual.
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  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00
    Politicians chide PM for military Cabinet
    Both major parties argue that generals have failed country on economic issues
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:00
    Political parties must earn people’s confidence: Abhisit
    The leader of Democrat Party, Abhisit Vejjajiva, said on Wednesday that there is a need to boost people’s faith in political parties. His comments came after it was revealed that the major parties ranked low in a recent survey of public confidence conducted by King Prajadhipok’s Institute.
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  • Sun, 02 Oct 2016 01:00
    Two major parties ‘unlikely to join forces to block non-elected PM’
    IT is unlikely the Democrat and Pheu Thai parties will join forces to form a coalition to prevent an “outsider” prime minister, an analyst said yesterday.
  • Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00
    Major parties slam NLA
    Democrat and Pheu Thai politicians oppose senate having a role in selecting PM
  • Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:00
    Why both major parties can’t win back the public’s faith
    The recent spat between “mainstream” Democrats and the “Bangkok faction” led by Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra underscores not just a severe flaw in the country’s oldest political party. It also confirms the longstanding suspicion that the whol
  • Mon, 05 Jan 2015 01:00
    Major parties both share some blame for our mess
    Re: Big parties' rivalry poses reform headache", Editorial, January 3.
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  • Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00
    A sincere neutral leader is what's needed right now, not the two major parties
    It seems our brightest political scientists are hung up on "elected" as the holy grail of democracy. They cannot see that we are a failed democracy, dysfunctional, unable to produce a government that can gain the respect of the vast majority.
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  • Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00
    Former stars face off in Don Muang race
    Two major parties have fielded former stars as their candidates in the Don Muang by-election.
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00
    Flurry of independents set to run in Malaysian poll
    Two major parties expected to face many multi-faceted electoral fights
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00
    The countdown begins
    The battle for Bangkok governor officially starts today - the first day of candidate registration. The election will be a direct contest between the two major parties, the ruling Pheu Thai and the opposition Democrat Party. None of the political parties l
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2012 00:00
    Shameful acts by both major parties
    The incident in which opposition MPs hurled objects and abuse at House Speaker Somsak Kiatsura-nont during a House session recently was a disgrace to the country.
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