• Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:09:38
    Five Elections to watch in Asia in 2018
    First up is Afghanistan, where 20 million voters are scheduled to cast their votes on July 7. The country is at a crossroads after decades of war and chaos.
  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Who wins after yet another anti-Israel vote? 
    It is an open secret that the United Nations routinely conducts anti-Israel votes which automatically get a huge majority due to the dominance of Islamic countries plus others whose dependence on the oil price means they dare not upset Arab and Muslim nations. 
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  • Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:38:00
    Prayut urges understanding at public meeting in South
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, who has made a trip South ahead of a mobile Cabinet meeting, told people in Pattani province on Monday that he wanted to build understanding about the government’s policies, not vie for votes.
  • Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Does the junta want to win farmers’ votes?
    WITH 23 million people in nearly six million households, it’s no wonder that the farming sector is attractive to politicians who want to win their votes.
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Thai contestant appeals for votes in Miss Universe 2017 contest
    IF YOU want to have your say and help Miss Universe Thailand Mareeya Poonlertlarb return home with the Miss Universe 2017 crown, be ready for pre-voting that will open tomorrow at noon.
  • Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:47:05
    A great place to stay
    Anantara Hua Hin Resort has once again triumphed in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2017, as readers cast their votes for their favourite top resorts and rewarded Anantara Hua Hin Resort with the ultimate recognition as the number one in the 50 Top Resorts in Asia, as well as an incredible ninth place out of the most impressive 50 Best Resorts in the World.
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 06:43:30
    Catalan govt says independence wins with 90 percent of votes
    BARCELONA - Catalonia's government said Monday that 90 percent of those who voted in an independence referendum banned by Madrid chose to split from Spain.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:32:54
    NLA votes total reset for human rights commission
    A proposal of the join law review committee to replace all members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) as part of the organic law governing the rights organisation, has gained steam with a confirmation vote by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:39:15
    NLA votes total reset for rights commission
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday passed the new National Human Rights Commission bill, which would see a total reset of the entire current commission members.
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  • Sun, 06 Aug 2017 11:39:48
     Trump 'appreciates' China, Russia backing on North Korea sanctions
    WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Saturday commended China and Russia for their support on a US-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea, saying he "appreciates" their votes.
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  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:37:26
    Haiti Senate votes to ban gay marriage
    PORT-AU-PRINCE - A vote by the Haitian Senate to ban gay marriage as well as "public demonstration of support" for homosexuality reflects the will of the people, the chamber's president said Wednesday.
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  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:44:12
    US House votes Tuesday to sanction Russia, Iran, NKorea
    WASHINGTON - The US House of Representatives votes Tuesday to slap new sanctions against Russia, a move that limits President Donald Trump's ability to tinker with the penalties and has also triggered uproar in Moscow and Europe.
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  • Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:20:50
    Thai embassies to count overseas votes
    Vote counting at Thai embassies worldwide would be introduced as part of an overhaul of the voting system for voters living overseas, said Election Commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn yesterday.
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  • Sat, 10 Jun 2017 01:00:00
    NLA votes to set up a new Election Commission
    THE NATIONAL Legislative Assembly (NLA) voted yesterday to create a new Election Commission (EC), which means that current members of the agency will have to vacate their posts once the law is promulgated.
  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017 18:48:58
    PM rejects notion that ‘resetting’ of EC would enable NCPO to prolong power
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that he had no idea how “resetting” the Election Commission would somehow enable the National Council for Peace and Order to prolong its power, as some had alleged, as it was the people who would go out and cast their votes in a general election. 
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