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  • August 26, 2015

    Prayut irritated by attacks on charter draft as vote nears

    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is the latest political figure to have openly slammed the draft, saying such a constitution would result in a "dual state" administration.The NRC is scheduled to vote on the draft on September 6. Last week, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the Pheu Thai Party...

    Politics
  • August 24, 2015

    Thailand MUST NOT GIVE UP THE UNSC BID

    ... So, with the bid, Thailand can update it lists of friends or others. The current playground is a far cry from 2008 when former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva made known the country's twin candidatures - at the UN Human Rights Council for 2014 (short by four votes) and the UNSC non-permanent seat for 2017-2018...

    Opinion
  • August 24, 2015

    We need a coalition govt: Anek

    ... government they run - [they learn] to compromise and to reconcile. Q: SO, IF THIS PROPOSAL IS PUSHED FORWARD, WE MAY SEE (DEMOCRAT PARTY LEADER) ABHISIT VEJJAJIVA AND KEY LEADERS OF THE PHEU THAI PARTY LIKE SURAPONG TOVICHAKCHAIKUL WORKING TOGETHER UNDER THE SAME GOVERNMENT A: It's possible, but it also depends...

    Politics
  • August 20, 2015

    Past AIS concession amendments unlawful: TOT

    ... up the AIS concession-amendment problem has dragged on for years. After the court ruling against Thaksin, the Article 22 panel was set up under the Abhisit Vejjajiva administration to rectify the concession amendments and seek compensation from AIS. But still nothing happened until the present ICT Ministry urged TOT...

    Business
  • August 19, 2015

    Give the bombers the last thing they expect

    ... in Thailand's ongoing political rift, figures on both sides of the divide have spoken out to denounce the act. Among them are former prime ministers Abhisit Vejjajiva, Yingluck Shinawatra and Thaksin Shinawatra, who tweeted that he "condemned with the strongest words" the persons behind the attack. The deadliest...

    Opinion
  • August 17, 2015

    Prince leads record bike ride

    ... Office Minister Suwaphan Tanyuvadhana were among the participants. Members of the Democrat, Pheu Thai and other political parties such as former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva also took part. According to Guinness World Records, participants had to follow the rules to be counted, meaning they had to leave the starting point...

    National
  • August 16, 2015

    Abhisit leads 150 Democrats to join Bike for Mom event

    Abhisit and the Democrats gathered at the Wat Parinayok School at the Phan Fah Bridge at 1:30 pm, waiting to join the procession of cyclists.

    Breakingnews
  • August 15, 2015

    Tarit's 'victim of the system' defence duly ignored

    ... orders. He was the department's most powerful administrator during both the Democrat and Pheu Thai governments. In the last days of the Abhisit Vejjajiva administration he led a crackdown on what he called "terrorists" - red-shirt hardliners and other leaders of their alleged violent plots. Then, when the pro-red...

    Opinion
  • August 6, 2015

    Suthep's vow of support for govt: Boon or bane

    ... September There is also a lingering question over Muan Maha Prachon's links to the Democrat Party. Officially, both Suthep and party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva insist they are two separate entities, but most observers take those claims with a pinch of salt. Faced with overwhelming scepticism, Suthep's deputy...

    Opinion
  • August 6, 2015

    NRC charter vote holds the key to next election

    ... they're now doing". He claimed the number of NRC members who could dvote for and against the draft was quite close. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said yesterday that the proposal to have Prayut's government continue for another two years to reform the country before calling an election would create...

    Politics