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‘Charter aims to deal with bitter problems’

Head drafter says changes can be incorporated. Read more

‘Charter aims to deal with bitter problems’

Older charter may be used if current draft rejected: CDC

THE CONSTITUTION Drafting Commission (CDC) has told foreign diplomats that the 1997 or 2007 charter may be brushed up and put to use if the draft constitution it has prepared is rejected in a referendum. Read more

Older charter may be used if current draft rejected: CDC

Rail plan may serve China’s interests more than Thailand’s

IT IS disappointing to know that Thailand has negotiated a railway deal with China without a clear strategy and plan that addresses the national interest. Read more

Rail plan may serve China’s interests more than Thailand’s

Possible amendment to junta’s charter on meaning of ‘majority’ discussed

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam will today discuss with agencies the possibility of amending the provisional charter to clarify the meaning of “a majority vote” required to pass the draft constitution in a nationwide referendum. Read more

Possible amendment to junta’s charter on meaning of ‘majority’ discussed

Meechai addresses concerns of lengthy organic laws enactment

Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchupan said he was aware of some National Reform Steering Assembly members’ and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s concerns about the lengthy 10 organic laws enactment and he was considering.. Read more

Meechai addresses concerns of lengthy organic laws enactment
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Older charter may be used if current draft rejected: CDC
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Older charter may be used if current draft rejected: CDC

THE CONSTITUTION Drafting Commission (CDC) has told foreign diplomats that the 1997 or 2007 charter may be brushed up and put to use if the draft constitution it has prepared is rejected in a..

Rail plan may serve China’s interests more than Thailand’s
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Rail plan may serve China’s interests more than..

IT IS disappointing to know that Thailand has negotiated a railway deal with China without a clear strategy and plan that addresses the national interest.

Possible amendment to junta’s charter on meaning of ‘majority’ discussed
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Possible amendment to junta’s charter on meaning of..

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam will today discuss with agencies the possibility of amending the provisional charter to clarify the meaning of “a majority vote” required to pass the draft..


Meechai addresses concerns of lengthy organic laws enactment
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Meechai addresses concerns of lengthy organic laws enactment

Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchupan said he was aware of some National Reform Steering Assembly members’ and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s concerns about the lengthy 10..

Reform body condemns single ballots, plus other key charter features
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

Reform body condemns single ballots, plus other key charter..

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..

Thaksin tells Pheu Thai to be ready for election
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

Thaksin tells Pheu Thai to be ready for election

FORMER prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has told Pheu Thai Party politicians to be ready for a general election, which he expected to come soon.

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Hypocrisy will never help win the fight against corruption
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

Hypocrisy will never help win the fight against corruption

SOME award-winning short films created by students have shed light on just how corruption and the fight against it has become a part of every Thai person’s daily life.

Charter could ruin balance of power, political scientist says
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

Charter could ruin balance of power, political scientist..

POLITICAL analysts say the charter draft would ruin the “balance of power” if it is adopted, because independent bodies, notably the Constitutional Court, would be given excessive power over other..

Reforms must ‘be enshrined in charter text’
February 8, 2016 7:30 am

Reforms must ‘be enshrined in charter text’

Wissanu: Cabinet wants CDC reform efforts in constitution, not in its provisional clauses