• Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:11
    Majority prefer male PM in his 50s, says survey
    A recent opinion survey by Super Poll revealed that the majority of people prefer their prime ministerial candidate to be a man in his early 50s with experience as an executive in both the private and public sectors.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:20
    Supreme Court jails ‘yellow-shirt’ leaders including Chamlong
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld jail terms for six leaders of so-called yellow-shirt protests held against then prime minister Samak Sundaravej in 2008.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Somkid hastens mega-projects
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has urged the Transport Ministry to speed up disbursement of its infrastructure investment as planned, while bids will open for six projects in February-March with contracts signed by the middle of the year.
    Economy
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:54
    Thai princess disqualified from list of candidates for PM
    Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:35
    Thai Raksa Chart executive member resigns
    Rungrueng Pittayasiri became the first executive member of the controversial Thai Raksa Chart party to tender his resignation from the party.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 13:19
    Thai Raksa Chart Party 'accepts King's command with full loyalty'
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party issued a statement on Saturday, saying it accepted His Majesty the King's royal command that prohibited Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi from becoming the party's sole candidate for prime minister.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:36
    Thai Raksa Chart Party cancels campaigns in Yaowarat
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party cancelled plans to launch election campaigns in Bangkok's China Town on Saturday, a day after the party dropped a political bombshell by announcing that Princess Ubolratana was the party's sole candidate for prime minister.
    Breaking News
  • 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 17:55
    I'm 'now a commoner' candidate : Princess Ubolratana 
    Princess Ubolratana, the sole Thai Raksa Chart party candidate for premiership, said on Friday that she wanted to use her rights and freedoms under the Constitution as a commoner.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:41
    The Princess who would be prime minister
    Princess Ubolratana on Friday veered from the entertainment circuit and into politics as she was announced as the sole prime-ministerial candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart Party, which is affiliated with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:11
    Paiboon challenges Princess' nomination
    A leader of the People’s Reform Party asked the Election Commission on Friday to rule whether the nomination of His Majesty the King’s eldest sister for the prime minister's job breached electoral laws.
    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
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