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THAILAND

Red shirts to rally for Thaksin

Published on 17/06/2024

» Supporters of the red-shirt movement are expected to turn up at the Criminal Court on Tuesday morning in a show of support for former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who is scheduled to hear the Office of the Attorney-General's decision on a lese majeste case against him.

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THAILAND

Protesters demand Thaksin be denied bail in S112 case

News, Post Reporters, Published on 12/06/2024

» Protest groups have asked the army to oppose a bail request that is expected to be sought by paroled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra when he reports to prosecutors to acknowledge his indictment on lese majeste and computer crime charges next week.

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THAILAND

Senate election off to wobbly start

Published on 09/06/2024

» The Senate race kicks off on Sunday in 928 districts nationwide amid concerns the new election system may not deliver the Upper House intended by charter drafters.

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THAILAND

PM Srettha turns to legal eagle Wissanu for advice

Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 27/05/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin admitted on Monday that he had asked Wissanu Krea-ngam, a legal expert and former deputy prime minister, for advice on how to handle a case involving the appointment of a minister with a prison record that could violate the code of ethics for cabinet ministers.

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THAILAND

Senate poll opens for applicants

News, Published on 11/05/2024

» A process to elect a new batch of 200 senators has kicked off with application forms now made available, as the five-year tenure of the 250 senators installed by the now-defunct National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) ended on Friday.

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THAILAND

Lack of clear rules risks causing delays

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 10/05/2024

» A seminar held yesterday by the Thai Journalists Association (TJA) warned that the lack of clarity on election rules risks causing a delay in the election process, especially since hundreds of thousands of candidates are expected to enter the race in the coming weeks.

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OPINION

A burning question

Oped, Editorial, Published on 04/05/2024

» Fires at deserted chemical warehouses in Rayong and Ayutthaya provinces have been causing shocking amounts of pollution. What is even more disconcerting is that they may not be the normal kind of accidents that take place during the scorching heat of summer.

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OPINION

Saving the Senate

Oped, Editorial, Published on 26/04/2024

» The 250-member Senate's five-year term will end on May 10. Hand-picked by the junta, when it was known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), and appointed by HM the King in accordance with Section 113 of the Constitution, it is little surprise the Senate will be remembered as the legacy of the former military government led by Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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GENERAL

The thorny issue of digital wallet funding

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 25/04/2024

» The coalition government led by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin made a significant pivot on its flagship scheme, which aims to hands out 10,000 baht each to 50 million Thais via a digital wallet, shifting from government borrowing, which drew sharp criticism and raised concerns about potential violations of financial and fiscal discipline regulations.

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THAILAND

Thanathorn buys Pridi's house in Paris

Online Reporters, Published on 02/04/2024

» Progressive Movement leader Thanathong Juangroongruangkit has purchased the house in Paris where Pridi Banomyong spent the last days of his life, to preserve as an important part of Thailand's political history.