• Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:51
    Vote-buying rampant in Samut Prakan, claim activists
    A group of activists in Samut Prakan on Wednesday refused to accept the election results in their province.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Vote-buying rampant – even among Nation readers
    In the coming elections, money will play an important role again. As such, I have promised my Thai family members that I will pay them each Bt1,000 if they vote for the party which:
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 18:00
    Prayut warns against vote-buying in next general election
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha warned on Friday against vote-buying, saying that the practice would only lead to more corruption in government.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 08 May 2016 16:20
    Security forces on alert ahead of tense Philippine elections
    MANILA - Tens of thousands of security forces fanned out across the Philippines Sunday on the eve of national polls, following a bitter and deadly election campaign plagued by rampant vote-buying and intimidation.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:00
    Reform body condemns single ballots, plus other key charter features
    THE National Reform Steering Assembly’s (NSRA) political reform committee yesterday hit out at the proposed single-ballot system, saying it would worsen vote-buying and prevent people from voting as they would like.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:58
    Charter reformers condemn single-ballots, senators’ and PM’s selection ideas
    THE National Reform Steering Assembly’s (NSRA) political reform committee Monday struck out against the proposed single-ballot system, saying it would worsen vote-buying practice, while not reflecting voters’ intentions.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00
    EC considers software to ensure fair polls
    The Election Commission is considering a software application developed by an international institute to help reduce the risk of violence as well as prevent fraud and vote-buying in future elections.
    national
  • Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00
    EC considers software to ensure fair election
    THE ELECTION Commission is considering a software application developed by an international institute to help reduce the risk of violence as well as prevent fraud and vote-buying in future elections.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00
    Forum offers proposal for a directly elected PM
    Ex-minister says move would make vote-buying almost impossible
    national
  • Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:00
    An insider's guide to vote-buying
    Politicians in the Northeast have been called undemocratic for "buying" votes. However, whether vote-buying actually influences elections has always been a mystery, since voters' choices are supposed to be kept secret. That mystery was solved by the votin
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  • Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00
    Reforms must uproot 'money politics'
    Vote-buying undermines every government's legitimate mandate to rule; it's time we tackled this scourge of Thai politics
    opinion
  • Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00
    No voting irregularities will be tolerated here
    A GERMAN UNIVERSITY student raised her eyebrows when I asked her if there was any vote-buying or election fraud in the country's election |during our visit to a polling station in Kreuzberg, Berlin, on Sunday.
    national
  • Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:00
    No voting irregularities will be tolerated here
    A German university student raised her eyebrows when I asked her if there was any vote-buying or election fraud in the country's election during our visit to a polling station in Kreuzberg, Berlin, on Sunday.
    national
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00
    Turnout expected to exceed 60%
    EC chief says election officials on full alert to guard against vote-buying or other frauds
    national
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2012 00:00
    Suphachai vote-buying case to be heard on August 24
    The Supreme Court yesterday scheduled August 24 for the first hearing into charges of campaign violations against former deputy agriculture minister Suphachai Phosu.
    national
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