• Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Prayut could earn points if he quits as PM
    There’s nothing fair about an election in which one candidate is the incumbent national leader wielding tremendous power
    opinion
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:46
    Sereepisut petitions for Palang Pracharat dissolution over PM candidate nomination
    A political party leader on Monday asked the Election Commission (EC) to dissolve the Palang Pracharat Party, which he claimed had nominated candidate that acts against the democratic system” as its prime ministerial candidate.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:29
    Junta chief's bid for PM intact after whirlwind week in Thai politics
    Junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha's grip on power was tossed into doubt by the political cameo of a princess, but a week later his ambitions to rebrand as a civilian leader appear back on track, a survivor -- for now -- of Thailand's treacherous politics.
    politics
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    All change! Twelve hours is a long time in Thai politics
    Just a few days ago, opportunist parties in Thai politics had great options and were keeping them open. The strategy was to wait and see before opting either to join the camp backing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha or the opposition led by the Pheu Thai and Thai Raksa Chart parties.
    opinion
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:15
    PM shrugs off calls to join TV debate
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday declined a call for him to join a televised prime ministerial debate, warning voters not to be influenced merely by words.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Coup ‘fake news’, military united: Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday dismissed rumours of a junta order removing the military’s commanders-in-chief as “fake news”, insisting the military remained united.
    politics
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    Surprise move sees Prayut tread carefully as he accepts invitation
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement on Friday saying he accepted pro-junta Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to be its PM candidate just minutes after the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra party Thai Raksa Chart revealed its big surprise – the nomination of Princess Ubolratana.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:44
    SET stable despite political thunderbolt
    The Stock Exchange of Thailand remained flat on Friday despite two majors political events that rocked the Kingdom's political landscape.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:42
    Prayut ready to stand as PM candidate
    Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday morning ended a week’s deliberation by announcing he had accepted the Phalang Pracharat Party’s invitation to stand as its candidate for prime minister.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Will Prayut say yes?
    Political class eagerly awaits pm’s decision on Phalang Pracharat party’s invitation. Thaksin linked Thai Raksa Chart party hints its pm list will cause a shock.
    politics
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    PM, Bangkok chief and environment board face court over PM2.5
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, and the National Environment Board have been summoned to testify today at the Central Administrative Court over the PM2.5 air-pollution crisis that has affected Greater Bangkok for nearly two months.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    All eyes on Prayut as he mulls heading Phalang Pracharat ticket
    HALFWAY THROUGH the week for them to submit their PM candidate lists, most political parties have lined up to report their choices to the Electoral Commission (EC), except for the closely watched Democrat and Phalang Pracharat parties.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    PM targets diesel cars, factories
    PRAYUT TO PUSH FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES; BACKS STRATEGY OF SPRAYING WATER TO LESSEN SMOG
    national
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    Prayut launches ‘Asean Cultural Year’ with Thailand at helm
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-Cha yesterday launched “Asean Cultural Year 2019” at Government House, as Thailand takes its turn chairing the 10-member regional grouping.
    national
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt apologises for Bangkok’s suffocating, hazardous smog
    Prayut finally admits haze can be blamed on diesel-powered engines
    national
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