• Sat, 15 Jun 2019 01:00
    This shaky parliament gives the media a chance to shine
    Bangkok (The Nation/ANN) - In dangerous times, responsible journalism can guide the march towards democracy, avoiding stumbles backward to tyranny.
    opinion
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:38
    Hong Kong police use tear gas as protesters try to storm parliament
    Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong on Wednesday as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    PM has challenge on his hands to win public trust
    Experts believe parliamentary opposition won’t deter Prayut; Democrat leader Jurin stays away from premier’s royal endorsement ceremony.
    politics
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Pheu Thai, Future Forward relishing roles in opposition
    KEY OPPOSITION parties Pheu Thai and Future Forward are bracing for drawn-out fight against “the establishment” both in and outside Parliament now that the junta has successfully re-arisen as an elected government dominating the House.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 01:00
    Yes, there is a cancer inside Thai democracy – but it isn’t the military 
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected by Parliament last Wednesday to continue serving as prime minister.
    opinion
  • Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
    Thai Parliament an Orwellian paradise
    Rayong is 180km from Bangkok, but I can clearly hear the grunts, oinks and squeals as the pig bosses fight to get their snouts deeper into the swill.
    your say
  • Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
    Bless this house
    It will be huge and impressive, but the idea that the new parliament building might make politicians behave better seems a goal too far
    politics
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:56
    Pheu Thai opposition party may replace its leader
    The Pheu Thai Party may replace its leader Viroj Pao-in with Chiang Mai MP Sompong Amornvivat, preparing for the parliamentary politics as leader of the opposition.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 16:06
    Thanathorn cites unfair rules after premier election vote
    The pro-democracy camp was robbed of election victory due to unfair rules and Thais should be aware that the election is “just one step in a journey to democracy”, Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:42
    MPs to get training on Parliamentary rules
    House Speaker Chuan Leekpai is planning to organise training on the rules and regulations of Parliament for veteran and new MPs.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:00
    ‘Not here for decoration’: Transgender MPs make history in parliament
    Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by understanding or opportunity in public life.
    opinion
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:36
    'Not here for decoration': Thai transgender MPs make history in parliament
    Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by understanding or opportunity in public life.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:33
    MP's vote abstention surprises Bhumjaithai party leader
    Bhumjaithai party leader, Anutin Charnvirakul said on Thursday that he was surprised one of his MPs abstained from the vote in a Parliament for the new Prime Minister.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 23:52
    Prayut returns as prime minister
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected as prime minister in a Parliamentary vote late on Wednesday night after more than 12.5 hours of intense debate. Prayut returned as PM for a second term after a five-year term since the 2014 coup, beating his opponent Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit with 500 to 244 votes with three abstentions.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00
    General Prayut returns as prime minister
    General Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected as prime minister in a Parliamentary vote late on Wednesday night after more than 10 hours of intense debate.
    politics
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