• Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Lifting of political ban ‘partial’
    AS POLITICS in the country got a shot in the arm after the junta lifted restrictions on political activities yesterday, critics called for an end to all legal actions against protesters, arguing that the partial repeal of the ban kept intact ongoing legal cases stemming from previous junta orders.
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:31
    Political activity ban lifted ahead of 2019 election
    The junta on December 11 lifted restrictions on political activities that have been in effect since the 2014 military coup led by the then Army commander-in-chief Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    PM’s remarks raise doubts of curbs on campaigning
    Junta set to lift ban on political activities as stage set for Feb 24 poll.
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    60 days not long enough to forge democratic parties for stable govt
    Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan insists that 60 days is long enough for election campaigning after the ban on political activities is lifted.
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  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
    Are we ready for full democracy?
    I have been following the situation with concern after General Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of national security, announced a relaxing of the ban on political activities.
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  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai to pick the party leader on October 28
    The PHEU THAI Party held its first executive meeting yesterday following the easing of the ban on political activities and resolved to select a new executive board, the MP election committee as well as the party leader on October 28, amid uncertainty surrounding the party.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 22:33
    Parties will get 60 days to campaign – ‘plenty of time’, says Wissanu
    Parties will be permitted to campaign for the next general election from December, after the junta lifts restrictions on political activities, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.
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  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    New method for primary votes can overcome ban problem: Wissanu
    PRIME MINISTER Prayuth Chan-o-cha will need to invoke Article 44 of the Constitution to deal with the issue of primary voting, as the junta has been slow in lifting the ban on political activities.
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  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
    Election could be held between February and May: Wissanu
    FEBRUARY 24 will be earliest date when the next general election can be held and full resumption of political activities will be allowed no earlier than 150 days before the vote, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday after meeting with the new Election Commission (EC) members.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    ‘Most parties’ to join talks with junta next week
    THE JUNTA is all set to hold talks next Monday or Tuesday on lifting the ban on political activities but there is no clarity yet on which parties would attend the meeting.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Time for Prayut to MOVE ON
    NCPO must allow political activities to resume for the good of the nation
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Ban on political activity to stay despite court’s
    THE BAN on political activities will remain in place despite all the legislation crucial for the election having already been approved by the Constitutional Court.
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 19:24
    Amnesty demands early lifting of restrictions on political activities
    Amnesty International on Tuesday demanded that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) fulfil its promise to lift restrictions on political activities – in place since the 2014 coup – and remove them by the end of June.
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