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  • THAILAND

    The constituents and the constitution

    Spectrum, Published on 31/07/2016

    » With one week to go before the historic referendum decision, voters are expressing an uneasy acceptance of the controversial charter which opens the way for the ruling military government to remain in power for another five years.

  • THAILAND

    About Politics

    News, Published on 16/12/2017

    » Incumbent charter court judges spared the 'set-zero' axe for now v Former Democrat MPs preparing to return to politics unsettled by ex-PDRC leader's Facebook musings v Explanation about luxury watch, ring could work in Prawit's favour

  • THAILAND

    The Intimidation Game

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 22/10/2017

    » The military government has a propaganda unit. People know this, including reporter-people, which includes us, and editor-people. But they still call the chief manipulator of regime propaganda a "government spokesman". A two-star general whose sole task is to justify military actions without ever admitting an error was possible is also, on all front pages and news broadcasts, a military "spokesman".

  • THAILAND

    About Politics

    News, Published on 25/11/2017

    » Who will be in the race for next year's election? We look at the frontrunners v Critics attack new voting system claiming it is 'contradictory' v Pundits accuse regime of wheeling out welfare cards to boost popularity before poll

  • THAILAND

    PM's 6 questions 'designed to rile critics'

    News, Nattaya Chetchotiros, Published on 10/11/2017

    » The latest round of questions posed to the public by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha shows fairly unequivocally that the regime hopes to retain its grip on power after next November's election, either with the help of an existing political party or one that could be set up for this purpose.

  • THAILAND

    Fresh law sinks Yingluck appeal hope, ends career

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 29/09/2017

    » A new law that takes immediate effect closes the door completely on former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's tiny chance of appealing against her five-year jail sentence.

  • THAILAND

    EC could cause poll date delay

    News, Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 12/09/2017

    » An October election next year depends on whether the last two organic bills on electing lawmakers are accepted by the Election Commission, a source at the commission says.

  • THAILAND

    King to sign charter on Thursday

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 04/04/2017

    » The new constitution will be royally endorsed and officially announced on Thursday, according to a Bureau of the Royal Household document.

  • THAILAND

    About Politics

    News, Published on 19/11/2016

    » Yingluck's rice photo ops and Prayut's subsidies come under attack v Some election commissioners are scrambling to protect their jobs under new qualification rules v New army chief Gen Chalermchai likes to appease his masters

  • OPINION

    Voters need to know of any economic hit

    News, Umesh Pandey, Published on 29/07/2016

    » A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet the Election Commission (EC) during an event that I had helped organise for the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand.

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