• Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New cabinet to be in office by June if polls held in Feb
    A NEW CABINET is expected to assume office by June next year, though the junta will retain full powers until the new government is sworn in, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
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  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:23
    Bhutan seeks happiness in a new government
    Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom jammed between India and China, voted in a national election Thursday guaranteed to usher in a new ruling party which must boost the economy without compromising the country's fierce independent streak.
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  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:06
    CPP sweeps Cambodia's National Assembly as figures from elections come in
    Even before the National Election Committee (NEC) had announced the official results of Sunday’s national polls, the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) said on Monday that it had managed to secure more than 77 per cent of the popular vote.
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  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:33
    Rainsy claims EU is to cut ties with Cambodia
    Will the European Union (EU) cut ties with Cambodia? That question is shaping up to be among the bigger ones being asked ahead of the July 29 national elections.
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  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
    Election ‘11 months away’
    BUT WISSANU DOES NOT RULE OUT THE POSSIBILITY OF POLL BEING HELD EVEN EARLIER
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  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Dawn of the new Democrats?
    At 72 years of existence and repeated election losses, Thailand’s oldest political party is facing the biggest challenge in its history trying to rebrand itself ahead of the national election
    politics
  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:39
    Malaysia national elections to take place on May 9: commission
    PETALING JAYA: Malaysians will go to the polls on May 9, which falls on a Wednesday, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
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  • Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:28
    Former Cambodian opposition leader urges Canada to take action on election delay
    Former deputy opposition leader Mu Sochua, testifying before the Canadian parliament’s subcommittee on International Human Rights, urged a delay of Cambodia’s July 29 national election to allow more time for opposition parties to contest the polls.
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  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:00
    PM denounces ‘lack of order’ after protests against military
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has said that if a “lack of order”, such as the anti-military protest on Saturday, continued, there was no guarantee that the national election would be held peacefully, government Spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 19:18
    PM promises national election by February 2019
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has made a new promise about the timing of the national election, pledging that it will be held by February next year, following the decision by legislators to delay enforcement of the organic MP election law.
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  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:06
    Political veteran Pichai urges parties to ‘team up to bring back democracy’
    Pichai Rattakul, former leader of the Democrat Party, on Tuesday said he did not believe a national election would be held this year and that he wanted to see political parties team up to bring back democracy rather than joining forces with the military.
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  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:42
    We’ll resolve clash between political ban and parties’ need to fulfil organic law: Prawit
    The regime will provide a solution to the conundrum involving the political parties’ need to make arrangements for the national election and its keeping the ban on political activities in place, key junta figure General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday.
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  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:55
    NLA receives MP election bill, creates committee to study it
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday approved in principle its first reading of the organic bill that would regulate the Lower House. The MPs election bill would accompany the new Constitution and was one of four legislative bills that must be passed prior to holding a national election.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00
    Cambodia turns to Russia for election endorsement as axe hangs over opposition 
    Threatened with international isolation over his crackdown on democracy, Cambodian strongman Hun Sen has turned to Russia to help monitor upcoming national elections. 
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  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:33
    I’m not setting up party to support junta at election: Maj-Gen Songklod
    Maj-General Songklod Thipparat on Monday rejected speculation that he was setting up a political party to support the junta ahead of the coming national election, saying he had not yet registered the party with the Election Commission.
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