• Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Election delay? It’s gerrymandering, stupid
    Gerrymandering, according to Wikipedia, is “a practice intended to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries”.
    your say
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    PM urges local leaders to help maintain peace
    KEY GOVERNMENT figures yesterday asked for cooperation from local community leaders to help maintain peace and order in the run-up to the election.
    politics
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:52
    New Thai political party charged under draconian old law
    Thai police on Monday charged members of a new progressive party led by a maverick 39-year-old tycoon with spreading "false" information about the ruling junta in a Facebook live broadcast.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Political ‘freedom’ a sham, democracy activists caution
    THE NATIONAL Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has given the go-ahead for political activities to resume after four years of suppression, but doubt and distrust remain prevalent among the parties eyeing the next election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:26
    Former Constitution Court judge Chai-Anan dies
    Former Constitution Court judge and respected political scientist Chai-Anan Samudavanija has died, his family announced.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:16
    No more state funds for care abroad
    Ending the decades-long practice of spending millions of rupees from the state coffers on treatment of political leaders at foreign health facilities, Parliament on Friday endorsed a law with a provision to stop such funding in the future.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Junta relaxes ban on political activities, with some restrictions
    FOR THE first time since the 2014 coup, political parties are now allowed to convene and make preparations for the upcoming election.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:43
    The junta relax political bans and activities
    The military junta on Friday relaxed political bans and activities that had been issued since it took over the power four years ago.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Elections will be held on Feb 24, govt maintains
    POLITICAL OBSERVERS REMAIN SCEPTICAL, CITING |THE JUNTA’S FLAWED RECORD OF KEEPING PROMISES 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Political motive seen in PM’s love for pop-idols
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha became ota (a big fan in Japanese) for AKB 48 yesterday as the J-pop idol girl band put on a special performance for him at Government House. Yet observers saw a hidden political message in the event.
    national
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:54
    Asian leaders slam protectionism
    With a rapidly oscillating geopolitical dynamic, one underscored by escalating trade tensions between major powers, Asian leaders called for adherence to a "rules-based" order, and rejected unilateral and protectionist moves, on the closing day of the World Economic Forum on Asean in Hanoi.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:24
    Google promises to reject all political ads ahead of 2019: Minister
    Communication and Information Minister Rudiantara said on Thursday that Google had agreed to help mitigate the potential for political conflicts in Indonesia and assured the government that it would not accept any political advertisements ahead of the country's 2019 general election.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Is the SOTUS hazing really key to good education?
    At Thammasat University this week, various political parties addressed what they would do about freshmen hazing based on the SOTUS (Seniority, Order, Tradition, Unity and Spirit) system. Measures ranged from banning it (Future Forward) to doing little (Democrat, Bhum Jai Thai)
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Green signal for polls
    THE VISION of voters heading to the ballot booths is becoming clearer after the new law on MP elections was promulgated yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39
    UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'
    Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
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