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  • October 8, 2015

    Back to Square One versus 'forced reconciliation'

    ... by old political parties. Unsurprisingly, angry responses flew thick and fast from the two major political organisations. Leaders of both the Pheu Thai and Democrat parties wasted no time in slamming the idea as unfair, impractical and downright undemocratic. Others were quick to point out that it might...

  • October 7, 2015

    New reform council 'to carry on NRC's work'

    ... post-election government," he said. The combination composition of the new reform council includes members from many political parties such as Pheu Thai and the Democrats. Most of them said they were not representing their party but were motivated to work for the good of reconciliation. Former Pheu Thai member...

  • October 6, 2015

    The junta has a charter writer - and one chance to please the public

    ... Interim Charter requires the draft to pass a national referendum. If the public, and notably the two major political parties - Democrats and Pheu Thai - oppose its content, the new draft will face an uphill task passing a referendum, because half of all eligible voters make up the two parties' political...

  • October 5, 2015

    Meechai expected to reveal stance on new charter drafting team today

    ... charter drafters could work very closely and as such avoid the problems the now-defunct first CDC had, he said. Meanwhile, Anusorn Eamsa-ad, the Pheu Thai Party's acting deputy spokesman, said people would now be keeping an eye on the content of the charter rather than who was going to sit on the drafting...

  • October 3, 2015

    Cybersecurity key reason behind single gateway: PM

    ... firewall or inside the demiltarised zone, expanding the bandwidth, boosting the CPU or RAM, and creating standby websites. Anusorn Eamsa-ad, the Pheu Thai Party's acting deputy spokesman, said the government should drop the single-gateway plan because of strong opposition. However, Government Spokesman...

  • October 1, 2015

    Pheu Thai opposed to single Internet gateway proposal

    The opposition was announced at a press conference held by former Information and Communications Technology minister Anudit Nakhonthap and Pheu Thai deputy spokesman Anusorn Iamsa-ard. Anudit said the proposal met with strong opposition by IT experts and the single gateway would jeopardise the entire Internet...

  • September 30, 2015

    Red-shirt anger over political link to blast

    ..., Nuttawut Saikuar and Worachai Hema lashed out at national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompanmuang's statement that pointed the finger at a Thai suspect, Yongyut Pobkaew, who is believed to be linked to the red-shirt movement. Somyot alleged at a press conference on Monday that Yongyut - also known...

  • September 29, 2015

    Inter-court panel to decide on Chaturon cases

    .... The Courts of Justice had earlier |said that the Criminal Court should have jurisdiction over Chaturon's |cases. Chaturon, a key member of Pheu Thai Party, said his trials would be temporarily suspended until the final decision was made. He was arrested on May 27 at the Foreign Correspondents...

  • September 28, 2015

    Meechai wants to see CDC make-up before deciding on offer to head panel

    ... us much concern.'' Suthep said there would be new parties established and people would have alternatives if the country's two major parties, Pheu Thai and the Democrats, refused to cooperate with the reform effort. He supported Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan's call for ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra...

  • September 25, 2015

    Club Scene

    Disappearing DJs Studio Lam on Sukhumvit Soi 51 is bringing back the classic dance-party vibe tonight as the DJs take a backseat and let the music shine. Expect a lot of good tunes and no fuss by DJs Boogie G, Dangdut Banget, Lows and surprise guests from 9 until late. Entry before 11pm is Bt100, double...