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CDC chief ready to visit even sensitive areas to discuss the constitution draft

CHIEF CONSTITUTION writer Meechai Ruchupan maintained yesterday that the drafters would not circumvent politically sensitive areas in disseminating information about the charter. Read more

CDC chief ready to visit even sensitive areas to discuss the constitution draft

A miniature Preah Vihear for oversized nationalistic pride

A miniature replica of Preah Vihear temple that has sprung up on Pha Mor-E-Daeng, a beauty spot overlooking the original Hindu structure, reflects the Thai elite’s deep and painful obsession with the Hindu ruins on the Cambodian border. Read more

A miniature Preah Vihear for oversized nationalistic pride

PM opposes campaign that can sway voters

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday insisted that campaigns ahead of the referendum must not be expressed in a way as to convince voters to accept or reject the charter draft, though the draft could be academically argued on. Read more

PM opposes campaign that can sway voters

Summoned for ‘standing still’ in Chiang Mai

A CHIANG MAI-based pro-democracy activist as well as a couple of academics reported to the military yesterday, after being summoned for allegedly staging a gathering in a public space without permission last week. The so-called protest was to call.. Read more

Summoned for ‘standing still’ in Chiang Mai

PM gives no definite answers on revoking media laws

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday told representatives of the Thai Journalists Association that he would consider the TJA’s proposal for the revocation of certain laws affecting the media. Read more

PM gives no definite answers on revoking media laws
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A miniature Preah Vihear for oversized nationalistic pride
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

A miniature Preah Vihear for oversized nationalistic pride

A miniature replica of Preah Vihear temple that has sprung up on Pha Mor-E-Daeng, a beauty spot overlooking the original Hindu structure, reflects the Thai elite’s deep and painful obsession with..

PM opposes campaign that can sway voters
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

PM opposes campaign that can sway voters

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday insisted that campaigns ahead of the referendum must not be expressed in a way as to convince voters to accept or reject the charter draft, though the draft..

Summoned for ‘standing still’ in Chiang Mai
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

Summoned for ‘standing still’ in Chiang Mai

A CHIANG MAI-based pro-democracy activist as well as a couple of academics reported to the military yesterday, after being summoned for allegedly staging a gathering in a public space without..


PM gives no definite answers on revoking media laws
May 4, 2016 1:00 am

PM gives no definite answers on revoking media laws

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday told representatives of the Thai Journalists Association that he would consider the TJA’s proposal for the revocation of certain laws affecting the media.

‘Additional question is about reforms’
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

‘Additional question is about reforms’

NLA vice president offers justification for the controversial move in referendum

EC referendum dos and don’ts come into effect
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

EC referendum dos and don’ts come into effect

The Election Commission yesterday issued a new announcement outlining its guidelines on the do’s and don’ts for the referendum on the draft constitution.

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Peace play gets extended run
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Peace play gets extended run

“The Last Station” - the peace-promoting play whose cast includes well-known figures from both sides of the political divide - will be extended and staged nationwide after what was supposed to be..

Junta to get tougher with ‘troublemakers’
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Junta to get tougher with ‘troublemakers’

A KEY junta figure yesterday implicitly threatened tougher action against political “troublemakers” in the run-up to the August 7 referendum on the draft constitution.

More ‘dos and don’ts’ coming from the EC
May 2, 2016 1:00 am

More ‘dos and don’ts’ coming from the EC

People being held hostage, says Ongart