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Suthep cautioned over FB broadcast

Opponents of charter draft say they should get equal opportunity. Read more

Suthep cautioned over FB broadcast

Academics bemoan Thailand’s poor democratic progress

Academics expressed their pessimism over Thai democracy 84 years after the country abandoned absolute monarchy and became a constitutional monarchy. Read more

Academics bemoan Thailand’s poor democratic progress

Thailand upbeat on getting a UN Security Council seat

AS it approaches the final bend, Thailand has high hopes that its efforts in achieving sustainable development will earn it a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. Read more

Thailand upbeat on getting a UN Security Council seat

PM proposes joint working group to study repatriation

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday proposed setting up a joint working group on the repatriation of “displaced people”, in a camp in Tak border province. He also told visiting Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi there would be more.. Read more

PM proposes joint working group to study repatriation

Ex-Asean boss Surin urges Thai media to help fuel return to democracy

The former secretary-general of Asean has called on the Thai media to help bring back “the democratic space” to the country without it leading to conflict and violence. Read more

Ex-Asean boss Surin urges Thai media to help fuel return to democracy
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Academics bemoan Thailand’s poor democratic progress
June 25, 2016 1:00 am

Academics bemoan Thailand’s poor democratic progress

Academics expressed their pessimism over Thai democracy 84 years after the country abandoned absolute monarchy and became a constitutional monarchy.

Thailand upbeat on getting a UN Security Council seat
June 25, 2016 1:00 am

Thailand upbeat on getting a UN Security Council seat

AS it approaches the final bend, Thailand has high hopes that its efforts in achieving sustainable development will earn it a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

PM proposes joint working group to study repatriation
June 25, 2016 1:00 am

PM proposes joint working group to study repatriation

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday proposed setting up a joint working group on the repatriation of “displaced people”, in a camp in Tak border province. He also told visiting Myanmar..


Ex-Asean boss Surin urges Thai media to help fuel return to democracy
June 25, 2016 1:00 am

Ex-Asean boss Surin urges Thai media to help fuel return to..

The former secretary-general of Asean has called on the Thai media to help bring back “the democratic space” to the country without it leading to conflict and violence.

We ‘students’ of the charter must not be lectured
June 24, 2016 1:57 pm

We ‘students’ of the charter must not be lectured

With six weeks left before Thai people vote on the country’s future at the August 7 referendum, the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) is trying hard to boost public understanding in the hope..

Wissanu to explore compensation for GT200
June 24, 2016 1:00 am

Wissanu to explore compensation for GT200

DEPUTY PRIME Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday that he would look into the UK court ruling to see if Thailand could claim compensation for the purchase of fake bomb-detection devices.

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Yingluck seeks to appeal dismissal of her countersuit over rice scheme
June 24, 2016 1:00 am

Yingluck seeks to appeal dismissal of her countersuit over..

FORMER PREMIER Yingluck Shinawatra is seeking to appeal a lower court’s decision to dismiss her countersuit responding to a civil liability lawsuit alleging she caused more than Bt280 billion in..

UDD petitions human rights body over junta closures
June 24, 2016 1:00 am

UDD petitions human rights body over junta closures

Red-Shirt leaders demand to know why anti-fraud centres were shut down.

UN body questions junta’s legal process in lese majeste cases
June 24, 2016 1:00 am

UN body questions junta’s legal process in lese majeste..

THE UNITED Nations’ human rights body has publicised its letter to the junta government in which it calls attention to the judicial processes against 26 people accused of lese majeste and violating..