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All signs point to state power centralisation

Power decentralisation usually means that the government "outsources" its administrative power to locals, who can then elect administrative officials rather than be stuck with "appointed" bureaucrats. Read more

All signs point to state power centralisation

NCPO urged to go ahead with Somsak, Nikom cases

Experts say NLA empowered by interim charter to follow up on impeachment Read more

NCPO urged to go ahead with Somsak, Nikom cases

New top brass throw support behind NCPO, Prayut

The military's new top brass met for the first time yesterday and announced they would throw their support behind the Prayut government and the National Council for Peace and Order. Read more

New top brass throw support behind NCPO, Prayut

Court dismisses Suthep's complaint against DSI chief

The Criminal Court yesterday threw out a lawsuit filed by Phra Suthep Thaugsuban against Department of Special Investigation ex-chief Tarit Pengdith over the latter's legal action against him for leading political rallies to overthrow the Yingluck.. Read more

Court dismisses Suthep's complaint against DSI chief

Cabinet members not keen to work on new charter

Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Yutthawong said yesterday it was likely the Cabinet would pick "outsiders" as members of the charter drafting committee. Read more

Cabinet members not keen to work on new charter
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All signs point to state power centralisation
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

All signs point to state power centralisation

Power decentralisation usually means that the government "outsources" its administrative power to locals, who can then elect administrative officials rather than be stuck with "appointed" bureaucrats.

NCPO urged to go ahead with Somsak, Nikom cases
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

NCPO urged to go ahead with Somsak, Nikom cases

Experts say NLA empowered by interim charter to follow up on impeachment

New top brass throw support behind NCPO, Prayut
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

New top brass throw support behind NCPO, Prayut

The military's new top brass met for the first time yesterday and announced they would throw their support behind the Prayut government and the National Council for Peace and Order.


Court dismisses Suthep's complaint against DSI chief
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

Court dismisses Suthep's complaint against DSI chief

The Criminal Court yesterday threw out a lawsuit filed by Phra Suthep Thaugsuban against Department of Special Investigation ex-chief Tarit Pengdith over the latter's legal action against him for..

Cabinet members not keen to work on new charter
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

Cabinet members not keen to work on new charter

Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Yutthawong said yesterday it was likely the Cabinet would pick "outsiders" as members of the charter drafting committee.

Yingluck off to see big brother Thaksin in Japan
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

Yingluck off to see big brother Thaksin in Japan

Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra is planning to meet her brother Thaksin in Japan during a three-day visit there.

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Government mulls 'nano-financing' to ease debt problems with loan sharks
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

Government mulls 'nano-financing' to ease debt problems with..

The Finance Ministry will propose a "nano-finance" concept to help non-bank lenders extend money to grass-roots people, or those who don't have access to capital. "Nano" means "extremely small".

Non-partisan individuals 'best for charter drafting body'
October 21, 2014 1:00 am

Non-partisan individuals 'best for charter drafting body'

A member of the National Reform Council (NRC) called yesterday for non-partisan figures to be appointed a new charter drafting committee to avoid further political conflict.

Yingluck off to see Thaksin in Japan
October 20, 2014 6:41 pm

Yingluck off to see Thaksin in Japan

Former PM Yingluck Shinawatra is planning to meet her brother Thaksin in Japan during a three-day visit there.