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  • November 17, 2014

    Reds should not let opportunity pass them by

    ... Against Dictatorship (UDD). Surely, every side has been preparing to have a say in this constitutional drafting process. Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva will lead his team to meet the CDC. The anti-Thaksin PDRC was enthusiastic about taking part in the forum. Its spokesman even said the PDRC already had its...

  • November 15, 2014

    Only one more meeting on Yingluck case, NACC warns

    ... accused the NACC of unfair treatment, saying the anti-graft body had done little to take up the case of alleged irregularities under the Abhisit Vejjajiva and Chuan Leekpai administrations with regard to the scheme to reform financial institutions. Surapong said more losses were incurred by that scheme and asked...

  • November 13, 2014

    Parties urge NCPO to ease prohibition on political meetings

    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said yesterday that the junta should relax this ban on meetings, as it hinders political parties. He added that his party had no intention to stir disorder or do anything that could affect national security. He went on to say that party members needed to meet to exchange views...

  • November 12, 2014

    Abhisit to discuss chartwork: CDC

    He also hoped that Pheu Thai party will provide opinions on the issue. Borwornsak said Abhisit had already expressed his willingness to voice his opinions and suggestions on the framework and the content of the permanent constitution. Abhisit, however, has requested that the discussion be pushed back to November...

  • November 12, 2014

    All parties and groups urged to brainstorm ideas on next charter : Bowornsak

    The invitations were sent today and that Abhisit Vejjajiva, Democrat Party leader, would discuss the new constitution on Nov 24. Phra Buddha Isara, a monk who earlier led political demonstrations against the previous government, will meet him to exchange views on the new constitution tomorrow. "I invite all...

  • November 12, 2014

    Abhisit to discuss charter: CDC

    He also hoped that Pheu Thai party will provide opinions on the issue. The Nation

  • November 7, 2014

    Somsak and Nikom may escape impeachment

    ... legal action by a third party. Unlike parliamentarians, the appointed NLA members have no legal immunity, he said. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said he expected any move by the NLA to impeach former elected officials to lead to problems. The issue is sensitive and requires careful treatment, he said...

  • October 22, 2014

    Construction of 181 police stations to begin on Jan 1

    ... and the Office of Public Works would evaluate the damage incurred by the abandonment of the project to build 396 police stations approved by the Abhisit Vejjajiva government so it can seek compensation from the contractor. He said the damage was estimated to be around Bt8 billion.

  • October 17, 2014

    Populism by any other name is still populist

    ... farmers. Since then, populist policies have become a popular tool for politicians and political parties to try to woo the electorate. The Abhisit Vejjajiva government spent around Bt18 billion to hand out Bt2,000 cheques to those whose monthly income was not more than Bt15,000. One of the flagship populist...

  • October 13, 2014

    Stephff draws fine line searching for the funny face of politics

    ... characters well reflect the country's political scene. This time, his new solo exhibition will feature the likes of Yingluck, Suthep Thaugsuban, Abhisit Vejjajiva and the upcoming star coup-maker Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Many assumed the coup would bring less artistic freedom - but in the world of cartoons...