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  • October 1, 2014

    NACC agrees to go ahead with impeachments

    ... forward the two cases back to the NLA [for impeachment]," Sansern said. The anti-graft body has also decided to go ahead with the impeachment of Yingluck, who was found guilty of dereliction of duty in relation to the rice-pledging scheme, and 39 ex-senators who voted to amend the 2007 charter to have a...

    Politics
  • September 30, 2014

    Seriously, though, does Stephff scare you that much

    ... Institute back when Thaksin Shinawatra was the "star" of the show. The current crop of framed cartoons focus mainly on Thaksin's little sister Yingluck and current boss of the land Prayut Chan-o-cha. "The problem is," says Stephff, "that when my works are displayed all together, the impact can be powerful...

    Life
  • September 30, 2014

    Army chief retires after four turbulent years

    .... Thousands of troops were sent to help flood victims, and they managed to win much praise from the public. The government at that time, led by Yingluck Shinawatra from the Pheu Thai Party, opted not to replace Prayut in order to avoid possible repercussions or conflict with the military. While in office...

    Politics
  • September 30, 2014

    NACC agrees to go ahead with impeachment cases

    ... forward the two cases back to the NLA [for impeachment]," Sansern said. The anti-graft body has also decided to go ahead with the impeachment of Yingluck, who was found guilty of dereliction of duty in relation to the rice-pledging scheme; the 39 ex-senators who voted to amend the 2007 charter to have a fully...

    Politics
  • September 30, 2014

    NACC agrees to go ahead with impeachment cases

    After the meeting, NACC secretary-general Sansern Poljiak said the commission voted to forward impeachment cases to the NLA as per Article 64 of the Corruption Act and the 2014 provisional charter, which states that the NLA acts as the Senate as well as the House of Representatives. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • September 28, 2014

    Poll has shown why reform will be tough

    ... it is probably irrelevant now to say who was more wrong. The question is how Thailand can achieve genuine political peace when Abhisit Vejjajiva and Yingluck Shinawatra remain virtually neck and neck as the country's most popular prime ministerial candidates. Thailand's much-talked-about "reform", therefore...

    Opinion
  • September 26, 2014

    NLA passes regulation to impeach politicians

    ... body to impeach politicians. The regulation comes into effect today. High-profile politicians facing impeachment include former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, former Parliament president Somsak Kiatsuranon, and former Parliament vice president Nikom Wairatpanich. In the Yingluck case, the National Anti...

    Politics
  • September 23, 2014

    Panel to screen all impeachment cases to be set up

    ... before it would submit the impeachment cases. Before the May 22 coup, the anti-graft body had decided to submit former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's impeachment case to the Senate after charging her with dereliction of duty over the rice-pledging scheme.

    Politics
  • September 22, 2014

    As the world watches, PM Prayuth goes abroad

    ... the political situation in Thailand fearing that it would impact on the realisation of Asean Community at the end of 2015. Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra urged the Asean leaders to support her government and condemn the undemocratic forces but they chose to show restraints. In his government's policy...

    Opinion
  • September 22, 2014

    NLA in a rush to push through draft

    ... military following the May 22 coup, the 2007 Constitution empowered the Senate to impeach politicians. Prior to the coup, then-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and many of her cabinet members were in the process of being impeached for corruption and misconduct. More than 300 lawmakers of the then...

    Politics