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  • July 4, 2015

    Anti-coup students 'won't seek bail'

    ... - rejected the legitimacy and authority of the Military Court, which ordered their detention on June 26. The move came as Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva called for the government to reveal the names of the people who they claimed were behind the students. Abhisit said the government should recognise that there...

    Politics
  • July 4, 2015

    Abhisit backs limited amnesty proposal

    The National Reform Council (NRC)'s panel on reconciliation said on Thursday that moves to end the political deadlock could include measures like granting amnesty. The panel suggested that in order to promote reconciliation, amnesty could be granted to all groups - ordinary protesters, leaders, security...

    Politics
  • July 3, 2015

    Abhisit reiterates stand against blanket amnesty

    He said if ordinary people are pardoned, reconciliation will take place. He said the proposed amnesty should not cover corruption and criminal cases.

    Breakingnews
  • July 3, 2015

    Abhisit backs amnesty proposal

    The National Reform Council (NRC)'s panel on reconciliation said on Thursday that moves to end the political deadlock could include measures like granting amnesty. The panel suggested that in order to promote reconciliation, amnesty could be granted to all groups - ordinary protesters, leaders, security...

    Politics
  • June 26, 2015

    Thailand's human rights record a significant setback : US

    ... section 1.g.). On August 28, the Criminal Court dismissed murder charges against former prime minister and current Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy Suthep Thaugsuban for their roles in the 2010 clashes between security forces and antigovernment protesters in Bangkok and the Northeast...

    National
  • June 25, 2015

    PM breaks silence with 'no'

    ... threaten the government's stability. "This is not an entirely new idea. It has been circulating for many years," he said. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, a former prime minister, said a casino-legalisation idea had emerged during his government too. "But my government firmly rejected it. I don't think...

    National
  • June 23, 2015

    Banking Sector

    Banking Sector LHBANK, BBL outgrows peers in May Nine commercial banks under our coverage (except KTB) reported the Summary Statement of Assets and Liabilities in May with outstanding loan (after allowance for bad debts) of B7.74tr net, decreasing 0.2xm but increasing 6.58y, led...

    Business
  • June 20, 2015

    Choose amusement parks over legalised casinos, says Abhisit

    ... for amusement parks instead In which profile should Thailand be positioned in terms of supporting its blossoming tourism industry " he said. Abhisit had earlier called on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to show a clear stance on the casino issue. "Why not study the negative effects of casinos in Singapore...

    National
  • June 16, 2015

    Govt urged to ask Chinese to share cost of railway

    ... financing before the first phase of construction starts in October. The railway project was first planned by the Democrat Party government under Abhisit Vejjajiva in 2010. But the original memorandum of understanding signed by the two governments called for a joint venture to develop the line. Korn said the...

    Business
  • June 11, 2015

    Interior Ministry steps in to help ease flooding problems

    ... the Netherlands short after Bangkok was hit with flash floods on Monday, which got him into hot water. Earlier yesterday, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said he accepted the criticism against Sukhumbhand for allegedly failing to solve the Bangkok flood problems, adding that the governor would hold a meeting...

    National