• Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    Fugees founder, Malaysian financier indicted for Obama donations
    Washington - A founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a flamboyant Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to US president Barack Obama's 2012 reelection campaign.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
    Goodbye Jakarta, hello jungle: The madness of moving Indonesia’s capital 
    Once it became obvious that Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo would win re-election last month, voters expected him to return to the pressing problems of a flagging economy and nationwide infrastructure gaps.
    opinion
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:11
    EC orders another recount and re-election 
    The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday ordered a recount and re-election in Nakhon Prathom and Chumphon provinces although the deadline to announce the official results was approaching.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:00
    Bus fares rise after pre-election postponement
    Fares for both Bangkok and inter-province buses will be increased on Monday, following a three-month, pre-election postponement, the Transport Ministry announced.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:34
    Pheu Thai member demands re-election in Samut Prakan
    A Pheu Thai Party member on Wednesday demanded that the Election Commission (EC) organise a re-election in Samut Prakan province, citing irregularities in many constituencies.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:12
    Losing candidates call for re-election claiming 'irregularities'
    Pheu Thai and Future Forward candidates for different constituencies in Bangkok jointly lodged complaints with the Election Commission (EC) on Friday, demanding an investigation into alleged ballot-counting irregularities.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Jokowi taps 'hologram campaigning' ahead of polls
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has started beaming a hologram of himself to reach voters in key battleground provinces as he shuttles around the Southeast Asian archipelago ahead of national polls.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:20
    Pheu Thai likely to be single largest party: poll
    Pheu Thai is likely to win the most number of MP seats while Phalang Pracharat is tipped to emerge as the second biggest party in Sunday’s election, according to a pre-election poll conducted by Super Poll.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Your pre-election playlist
    The political parties’ campaign anthems are popping up on social media, but is anyone listening?
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    An army lost in the corridors of power
    The junta’s pre-election manoeuvres feel increasingly desperate – and ludicrous
    opinion
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Free Internet and other pre-election goodies roll out for Christmas
    IN A BID to garner popularity ahead of the election scheduled for February, the government has finalised plans to give more than 11 million low-income people free Internet SIM cards and other state subsidies that will together cost taxpayers billions of baht.
    politics
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    At war with kids and calendars
    The pre-election fumbling taking place suggests that desperation has gripped junta headquarters
    opinion
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Foghorn Donald all set to become lame duck?
    Tomorrow the US will hold its midterm elections for the House of Representatives and Senate. Donald Trump has been so deeply involved in rallying voters for his party’s candidates that you might mistakenly think he is running for re-election. 
    your say
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 11:07
    Asian football boss seeks fresh term to stave off 'chaos'
    Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said he didn't want to allow the organisation to lapse back into "chaos" as he announced a bid for re-election next year.
    sports
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:15
    Urgent : Japan's Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as PM
    Tokyo - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.
    Breaking News
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