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  • OPINION

    Army unwilling to yield to democracy

    News, Erich Parpart, Published on 31/07/2019

    » For the country like Thailand where the military staged two putsches within the past 13 years, a coup d'état should no longer be necessary.

  • BUSINESS

    Court orders SRT to stump up

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 23/04/2019

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) may need to devise a new debt-restructuring plan, after a court ordered it and the Transport Ministry to pay almost 12 billion baht in compensation to Hopewell (Thailand) Co for scrapping a mega-transport project 20 years ago, a rail agency source said.

  • THAILAND

    Rapper has more to say as election nears

    Published on 16/02/2019

    » The rhymes came to Nutthapong Srimuong before dawn, when Bangkok is as still as it can be and the night jasmine overpowers the capital with its perfume.

  • THAILAND

    Abhisit OK working with military

    News, Dave Kendall, Published on 17/03/2019

    » Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva says he wants "a mandate from the ballot box straight away" to become Thailand's next prime minister, that he would join a no-confidence motion against a future Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha if there were "good reasons" and categorically rules out supporting any future coups -- although he's open to working with pro-military Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) "if the government is not corrupt and will not carry on with non-democratic processes".

  • OPINION

    Clowns or heroes?

    News, Postbag, Published on 08/11/2018

    » Re: "Elitists don't care", (PostBag, Nov 3).

  • THAILAND

    A primary concern

    News, Published on 16/06/2018

    » Two issues have come to the surface prompting the Election Commission (EC) to question its own authority and tiptoe around a possible legal land mine.

  • 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

  • OPINION

    Old-style parties still pander to army

    News, Soonruth Bunyamanee, Published on 20/09/2017

    » The Chartthaipattana Party's syrupy invitation to Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to stay on in power for years to come is disappointing but hardly a surprise.

  • OPINION

    Colouring politics with musical tradition

    News, Published on 27/06/2017

    » In the world of Thai traditional music, there is a highly esteemed competition, known as prachan, in which groups of musicians battle each other to produce the best pieces. The practice resembles a political fight in many ways.

  • OPINION

    Double standards

    News, Editorial, Published on 24/09/2016

    » The alleged forest encroachment case in Trat involving one of the richest families in Thailand has raised a few questions about possible double standards.

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