• Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    ‘A threat to monarchy’
    Judges rule unanimously to dissolve Thai Raksa Chart.
    politics
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:06
    Court dissolves Thai Raksa Chart, bans party’s executive board for 10 years
    The Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of Thai Raksa Chart Party for naming a member of the Royal Family, Princess Ubolratana, as its prime ministerial candidate, because it said, this action undermined Thailand’s constitutional monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Charter court to decide Thai Raksa Chart’s fate
    The Constitutional Court yesterday agreed unanimously to accept the Election Commission (EC)’s petition to dissolve the pro-Shinawatra Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly undermining the constitutional monarchy system.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:27
    Constitutional Court due to discuss Thai Raksa Chart fate
    The Constitutional Court is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon to decide whether it will accept a petition for the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party for alleged hostility to the constitutional monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:08
    Latest : EC asks Constitutional Court to disband Thai Raksa Chart for nominating Princess
    Election Commission (EC) announced on Wednesday morning that it was seeking a judgement from the Constitutional Court to disband Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly acting in opposition to the monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:27
    Surachai aides’ killings may be linked to security matters: Srivara
    THE BRUTAL deaths of two anti-monarchy activists, whose bodies were found in the Mekong River recently, could be linked to security matters, but they were not related to politics, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thai officials deny any role in the deaths of Surachai’s aides
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday denied they played any role in the disappearance of two anti-monarchy activists who were found dead in the Mekong River, while the whereabouts of another dissident remain unknown. Senior officials have denied having any links with the deaths, saying they took place outside the Kingdom.
    politics
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    GOING TO THE POLLS
    Since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932, Thailand has seen 27 general elections. The first one took place in November 1933. The latest was held in February 2014, although it was later declared unconstitutional by the court.
    politics
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 14:03
    Coronation of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn to be held May 4-6: palace
    An elaborate three-day coronation ceremony for HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be held May 4 to 6, the palace announced Tuesday, nearly two and half years after the passing of his revered father King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
    national
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    At the helm
    Since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932, Thailand has had 29 prime ministers – 13 of them with a military background. Many of those from the armed forces assumed office after a military coup, while seven premiers staged power seizures.
    politics
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    Mental asylum best  place for ‘cracked’ anti-monarchists, says new Army chief 
    THAILAND may soon see anti-royalists being thrown into mental asylums instead of being put behind bars thanks to the new Army chief’s belief that most people criticising the monarchy are either “cracked or bizarre”. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:48
    How Bhutan's monarchy is unique
    Responding to one of the graduates' question on the form of monarchy in Bhutan before it was reinstated as the constitutional democratic monarchy at the ongoing National Graduates Orientation Programme (NGOP) in Thimphu, former chairperson of the National Council, Dasho Sonam Kinga said that Bhutan's monarchy was unique but never absolute. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Hun Sen: Shape-shifting strongman succeeds again
    Cambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year rule defined by patronage, political agility and repression.
    opinion
  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 10:05
    Hun Sen: Cambodia's shape-shifting strongman leader
    Phnom Penh - Cambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year rule defined by patronage, political agility and repression and set to be prolonged by Sunday's election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court acquits singer Tom Dundee
    POLITICAL activist and country singer Thanat Thanawatcharanon was yesterday acquitted of another lese majeste charge, after the court ruled there was no clear evidence he had insulted the monarchy even though he had confessed to the crime.
    politics
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