Erich Parpart

Erich Parpart is the Business Editor at Thai Enquirer.
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The full list of protest leaders charged with violating Thailand’s lese majeste laws

In June, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said King Vajiralongkorn has instructed the Thai government not to use Section 112 of the Criminal...

Ruling party MP appointed to head constitutional drafting assembly

Wirat Rattanaset, a Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) list MP and government chief whip, was selected on Tuesday as the president of the...

Government reconciliation committee to feature both royalists and pro-democracy protesters

Representatives from pro-monarchy and pro-democracy protestors will be asked to join the parliament’s reconciliation committee, Chuan Leekpai, the House Speaker and former...

Senators say political tensions can be eased with military classes

Several members of the ruling party said on Wednesday that the current political turmoil is because the students lack any sound, proper...

Thailand discovers seven new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Monday

Thailand’s government said on Monday that it had discovered seven cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state and alternate...

Opinion: Pheu Thai are fast becoming irrelevant and it is their own fault

If the Pheu Thai Party continues to be unsure and not willing to take a stand, they will lose more ground to...

Parliament convenes to discuss charter amendment but ruling party has the advantage

Parliament is set to debate and vote on seven charter amendment motions on Tuesday with voting on the motions scheduled for Wednesday.  

Prayut says he will accept constitutional court verdict on army housing even if it disqualifies him

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan o-cha said on Monday that he is willing to accept the Constitutional Court’s decision if they found...

Opinion: Prayut has done the impossible and stopped vocational students from fighting each other

When I was studying at a Thai school with my brothers, vocational school students were the enemies. My brothers...

Government says debate has moved beyond Prayut; his resignation will not solve problems

The resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will not solve the current social and political conflict, the Office of the Prime Minister...

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The full list of protest leaders charged with violating Thailand’s lese majeste laws

In June, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said King Vajiralongkorn has instructed the Thai government not to use Section 112 of the Criminal...

Doubts emerge about Thailand’s pursuit of AstraZeneca vaccine due to company’s ‘spotty disclosure’

A Ministry of Public Health official told Thai Enquirer on Thursday that the government's decision to buy a vaccine developed by British...

Panusaya talks to Thai Enquirer about inspirations and hopes after BBC nomination

Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul told Thai Enquirer that the fight for equality is her primary motivation and that she strives for a more...

Opinion: I stand by my friend Joshua Wong and the people of Hong Kong

On Monday, Joshua Wong was convicted along with two other pro-democracy leaders in Hong Kong of violating the law and holding an...

Thailand discovers four new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered four cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.