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  • THAILAND

    Chartpattana Party 'faces cabinet snub'

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 25/06/2019

    » It is possible that no members of the Chartpattana Party will be invited to join the next cabinet, according to a source at the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP).

  • THAILAND

    Seat allocation irks PPRP allies

    News, Published on 29/06/2019

    » The latest reallocation of cabinet seats could spell trouble for the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) as the Sam Mitr (Three Allies) Group is threatening to review its ties with the PPRP, a party source said on Friday.

  • THAILAND

    Police threaten young rappers

    News, Published on 27/10/2018

    » Controversy over a music video, "Prathet Ku Mee" (What My Country's Got), which has been perceived as an attack on the military government, is heating up after police threatened to take legal action against the artists and the production team.

  • BUSINESS

    Putting society up front at the DES Ministry

    Business, Komsan Tortermvasana, Published on 09/11/2019

    » Without an entrenched tech background, Buddhipongse Punnakanta acknowledges that he had to study hard and learn vigorously from various experts before assuming the role of digital economy and society (DES) minister in July.

  • THAILAND

    Mingkwan stands by Pheu Thai ally

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 20/04/2019

    » New Economics Party leader Mingkwan Sangsuwan yesterday insisted the party would not jump ship and join the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) in a coalition government, as the party dismissed a claim by several party members it was being dominated by outsiders.

  • THAILAND

    Govt distances itself from PPRP land plan

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 16/01/2019

    » The government has distanced itself from a controversial land policy floated by the pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) that would allow farmers holding Sor Por Kor documents to seek commercial gains from their properties.

  • OPINION

    Two hats not good

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 07/10/2018

    » When Bangkok got too noisy because of all the criticism about cabinet ministers taking advantage by openly playing politics unfairly, the general prime minister escaped to the North on another scrupulously non-political trip to give away money and be photographed with every local personality and housewife within 20 kilometres.

  • THAILAND

    Viral clicks that rocked the boat

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 29/12/2018

    » In the year 2018, netizens widely used their Facebook pages and other social media platforms to scrutinise matters of public interest ranging from politics and crimes to social issues.

  • OPINION

    The three gutsy peers

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 16/09/2018

    » The six-month Bangkok Shutdown campaign may have given off an aura of fun and games with a positive outcome for the green shirts and a negative one for the reds.

  • OPINION

    The kids are all right

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 28/10/2018

    » <i>Prathet Ku Mee</i> is no slapped-together concert song. It wasn't made, so much as crafted. The accusatory lyrics are set against the shameful, hovering background of the 1976 dictators' massacre at Thammasat University. The rap song's finale brings the background image of the hanged, beaten student to the front of the picture, before fading out to the hopeful message, "All people unite".

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