• Fri, 15 Jun 2018 01:00
    Wissanu sees Article 44 as solution to problems faced by political parties
    DEPUTY PM Wissanu Krea-ngam hinted yesterday that the government might temporarily allow political parties to seek new members so that they can keep up with the election timeline. Absolute power under Article 44 could be invoked to clear the hurdle.
    politics
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Key state bodies to meet on legal hurdles to election
    A KEY meeting today to discuss legal problems on the path to the next election may not lead to concrete resolutions, as the participants are not decision-makers, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
    Election bill to be sent for royal endorsement this month
    THE PRIME MINISTER will seek royal endorsement for the election bill this month after the Constitutional Court ruled that none of its clauses were unconstitutional, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 19:29
    Royal endorsement to be sought for election bill within June
    The prime minister will seek royal endorsement to the election bill this month after the Constitutional Court ruled that none of its clauses were unconstitutional, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00
    Wissanu mulls amendment to law on NBTC member selection
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday he was considering asking the Cabinet to pass an amendment to the law regulating the selection of new members for the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).
    politics
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:26
    Deputy PM plays coy about topics at junta-politician meeting in June
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam continued to keep politicians guessing the topics for their meeting with the junta leader in June.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00
    DIGITAL TV WOES STUDIED
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday ordered Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam to urgently consider whether there is a case for the junta chief to invoke his special constitutional powers to ease the financial problems of digital TV operators.
    Economy
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 18:47
    Council of State drafting changes to controversial junta order
    The Council of State – the government’s legal advisory agency – is writing an amendment draft to a controversial junta order that has been criticised by established political parties, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Monday.
    politics
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:08
    No law prevents Prayut from becoming a political party adviser: Wissanu
    Deputy Premier Wissanu Krea-ngam on Tuesday affirmed that Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha was eligible to be a political party adviser, amid speculation that the PM would be invited to take up such a role with the new Palang Pracha Rath Party.
    politics
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 17:49
    Junta keeps an eye on young political movement
    Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday that the junta is keeping any eye on moves made by “a young generation” group posed to emerge as the third option in Thai politics.
    politics
  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
    Govt assures road map to election not affected by NLA’s rejection of EC candidates
    KEY GOVERNMENT figures insisted yesterday that the rejection of the Election Commission (EC) candidates by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) would not have an impact on the election roadmap, and insisted there had been no interference in the process as speculated.
    politics
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:28
    Up to Prawit to resign from advising anti-graft body, says co-deputy PM Wissanu
    It is up to luxury watch-wearing Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan to decide whether he will step down from advising a government anti-graft body, said Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:08
    ITD can’t be blacklisted for actions of an exec: Wissanu
    It is too early for the government to consider blacklisting Italian-Thai Development (ITD) from acquiring state concessions following the arrest of its president for alleged poaching, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00
    Appeals to charter court on organic laws could delay election: Wissanu
    IF A Constitutional Court ruling is sought on whether proposed revisions to the organic laws on MP elections and the Senate structure are constitutional, the next general election may be delayed up to two months, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.
    politics
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:00
    Yingluck’s family ‘not entitled’ to stay at home
    DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Wissanu Krea-ngam said that, in principle, former Yingluck Shinawatra’s family members could not stay in her house, which has been seized by the authorities as part of legal action against her.
    politics
  • Search More