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  • November 17, 2014

    Reds should not let opportunity pass them by

    ... after the Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) was appointed, the drafters showed no hesitation in welcoming ideas and participation from political parties and colour-coded political groups on the composition of the new charter. Today is the first day for the CDC to open a forum to gather suggestions...

    Politics
  • November 16, 2014

    Democrat to propose charter blueprint of Seni Pramoj

    He said the party has so far planned to propose a charter blueprint of the Seni Pramoj Foundation for the Constitution Drafting Committee to consider. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • November 15, 2014

    Pheu Thai says it's ready to offer ideas for new charter

    The CDC had requested the party's cooperation. But Pheu Thai expressed concerns over the National Council for Peace and Order's ban on political gatherings, saying it affected the party's ability to discuss the issue. "The Pheu Thai Party is pleased to cooperate and take part in providing views regarding the...

    Politics
  • November 14, 2014

    2014, the year of no ideas

    ... and haze of political expedience. He said it again last week and the effect was starkly different - somehow forlorn, like birthday cake after the party, or a Christmas tree set out on the curb on January 2. "I continue to believe," said US President Barack Obama, "we are simply more than a collection...

    Opinion
  • November 14, 2014

    Obama holds talks with Myanmar democracy champion Suu Kyi

    ... where he discussed the nationโ s troubled reform process with President Thein Sein. Suu Kyiโ s National League for Democracy (NLD) party is widely expected to sweep polls in late 2015, but its figurehead is banned from the presidency by a constitutional clause. Obama and Suu Kyi are due to hold...

    Aec
  • November 14, 2014

    Obama backs Suu Kyi bid to change constitution

    ... rule in 2011 were by "no means complete or irreversible" and called for "free, fair and inclusive" elections in the nation, where Suu Kyi and her party are set to contest crucial polls next year. Suu Kyi, who has publicly stated her desire to be president, is barred from the top office by a constitutional...

    Aec
  • November 13, 2014

    Ex-Democrat MP sentenced to death

    FORMER DEMOCRAT MP Khanchit Tabsuwan has received a death sentence for killing a prominent local politician in Samut Sakhon province in late 2011. The Samut Sakhon Provincial Court convicted Khanchit and sentenced him to death yesterday. According to the court, Khanchit opened fire at Udon Kraiwatnussorn...

    National
  • 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, and though...

    Politics
  • November 12, 2014

    Berlin Wall long gone, but in Asia a barrier still divides

    ... Asia increasingly worried, if not split, over territorial issues as well as environmental and migration challenges. Just a few days after his party lost control of the US Senate as a Republican wave swept aside incumbent Democrats, President Barack Obama is now in Asia for summit meetings in China, Australia...

    Opinion
  • 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...

    Politics