The Nation

THE NATION Search results

About 5083 result

Advanced Search

Select the date range to search for

  • July 22, 2014

    Constructive criticism 'should be permitted'

    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva yesterday called on the junta to allow people with differing views to present constructive criticism of its orders and administration, saying that would propel the country toward true reconciliation and democracy. Although the country is about to enter the second stage of...

    Politics
  • July 22, 2014

    Democrats prohibited from joining NLA, NRC

    Kalaya said Abhisit fears that the party would be accused of having conflicts of interest if Democrats join the two chambers. She said if certain party members want to join the two chambers, they must seek approval from Abhisit and must promise not to contest future elections. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • July 16, 2014

    Police chief - a job entangled in powerplay and intrigue

    ...-law of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, to rise to the top of the police force. Before that, Wichean was appointed head cop by then premier Abhisit Vejjajiva in 2010, almost one year after the post became vacant. Abhisit tried several times to get Prateep Tanprasert to succeed Pol General Patcharawat Wongsuwan...

    Politics
  • July 15, 2014

    Bt300 million earmarked to repair Govt House

    ... Chulanont regime did not make major changes in 2007 to the compound - it just added auspicious trees to the garden. Changes were made when Abhisit Vejjajiva took power in late 2008 after a months-long rally by the People's Alliance for Democracy to oust the Thaksin-led government. Government House was damaged and...

    Politics
  • July 9, 2014

    Giving NCPO absolute power not necessary: Abhisit

    Abhisit expressed disapproval of Article 17 in the proposed charter, which he said was similar to the charter put in place by Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat after the coup in 1958. The Democrat leader reasoned that political parties and warring factions had been cooperating and helping the NCPO maintain...

    Politics
  • July 9, 2014

    Giving NCPO absolute power not necessary: Abhisit

    Abhisit expressed disapproval of Article 17 in the proposed charter, which he said was similar to the charter put in place by Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat after the coup in 1958. The Democrat leader reasoned that political parties and warring factions had been cooperating and helping the NCPO maintain peace...

    National
  • July 3, 2014

    Not too late to save our ailing body politic

    ... would most likely be a blank stare. It was shameful that the efforts of the Foreign Ministry under the democratically elected government of Abhisit Vejjajiva were focused on chasing down former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra around the globe. These efforts left a trail of disenchanted countries and allies that...

    Opinion
  • July 2, 2014

    Abhisit to have new operation on collarbone

    The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • July 1, 2014

    All good so far, but few insights yet on nature of reforms

    ... reject politicians. According to the Nida poll, no politicians were in the top five nominees to be PM. Before the coup, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva proposed a road map for political reform to end the political impasse. He said he needed to do something to restore people's faith in politicians. ...

    Politics
  • July 1, 2014

    Junta revokes passports of Charupong and Jakrapob

    ... the junta into political fugitives. And the termination of travel documents has not always helped bring dissidents back home. In 2009, the Abhisit Vejjajiva government revoked former PM Thaksin Shinawatra's passport because he allegedly tried to provoke the red shirts into disrupting the Asean Summit in Pattaya...

    Politics