• Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Pheu Thai says coalition intact but remains wary of defections by MPs to rival camp
    THE SEVEN political parties that have come together to form the next government remain “strongly united” although defections of its MPs to the rival coalition are likely, a key figure in the Pheu Thai Party said yesterday.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Finance Ministry plans to launch stimulus measures to boost the country's economy growth close to 4 per cent this year amid uncertainty over the formation of the next government, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said. 
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 01:00
    It’s a jungle out there 
    There is a dispute about who will form the next government – Pheu Thai, which won the most MP seats, or Phalang Pracharat, which won the most popular votes.
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  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 21:07
    Hike in minimum wage will cause more losses than gain: FTI
    The Federation of Thai Industry (FTI) is urging the next government to work more closely with the private sector in crafting key economic policies, stating that further hiking the minimum wage – a policy proposed by several political parties – will hurt the low-income sector and be harmful to the economy.
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  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Democrats undecided on choice of allies
    THE DEMOCRAT Party appeared to be juggling between two choices yesterday, as both Pheu Thai and Phalang Pracharat claimed legitimacy to form the next government.
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:28
    New Economics Party keeps everyone guessing
    Mingkwan Sangsuwan’s New Economics Party can very well make or break the Pheu Thai-led bloc’s dream of forming the next government, because without him, the bloc will not have the 250-seat majority required to tip the balance.
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  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:24
    Democrats rule out joining Pheu Thai-led camp, while Bhumjaithai keeps powder dry over ‘swing’ intentions
    Emerging as swing parties potentially supporting one of the two camps hoping to successfully form the next government, the Democrat Party has stated its strong stance against joining the pro-Shinawatra camp, while Bhumjaithai remains silent about which way it will lean.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:25
    Phalang Pracharat seeking to form coalition govt
    The Phalang Pracharat Party is prepared to form the next government, after claiming it has secured a mandate to rule from voters nationwide.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Developers rally for low-income clients
    PROPERTY DEVELOPERS plan to call on the next government to revise the Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s loan-to-value measure, as well as to facilitate home ownership by low-income people and clarify the Land and Building Act, according to industry sources.
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  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:49
    FTI chief calls for pro-growth policies from next government
    The chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), Supant Mongkolsuthree, said after casting his vote on Sunday morning that the election was the best way to drive the country forward.
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  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:45
    A proposed five-point plan for children for the next government to reflect on
    Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development over the past few decades.
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Next government should promote savings, say investment groups
    INVESTMENT gurus want the next government to promote savings for capital-market investment in order to generate living expenses after retirement.
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:43
    Amnesty urges new govt to lift restrictions on freedom of expression, limit arbitrary powers
    The next government has been urged to lift undue restrictions on freedom of expression and limit arbitrary executive powers, as the country heads towards a general election on March 24.
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  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    For the South, no trust means no peace
    Negotiations ebb and flow with misunderstanding, missteps and miscalculation. Bring on the next government
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    Post-election government to face economic test
    THE NEXT government will inherit a slower economic growth rate of 3.8 per cent this year amid global market uncertainties and the domestic challenge to narrow economic inequality, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), the country’s top planning agency.
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