Published: Mar 21, 2019
Chaiyaphum -Thailand holds it first election in eight years on Sunday under rules concocted by a junta to keep it in power, but with the appeal of both old foes and the new millennial vote posing an unpredictable challenge.
Published: Mar 15, 2019
Thailand's junta chief warned against the "monopolisation" of the country's airport duty-free sector on Thursday, ordering a review of the bidding process that could threaten the multi-billion-dollar empire of current concession holder King Power.
Published: Jan 04, 2019
Left holding a hot potato to determine the election date, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday said it was ready to hold an election and was only waiting for the government to issue the royal decree.
Published: Aug 01, 2018
Next year, Thailand will get its turn to chair the 10-member Asean. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is scheduled to hand over his chairmanship to Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha in November. It will be a major political boost for the general.
Published: May 07, 2018
The sons of a convicted murderer, a rural "don" who has spun a fortune from football and gun-loving provincial bigwigs -- as elections near, Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha is cosying up to "influential figures", a group he vowed to expunge from politics with his coup four years ago.