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Opinion: Student criticism of southern voters is disappointing

It was disappointing to see young netizens accusing Southern voters of being stupid or lacking political awareness after the Democrat Party won the by-elections in Songkhla and Chumphon.Their ill-advised comments show a lack of political maturity even though some...

Democrat party denies allegations of election fraud

The Democrat Party said they have not committed election fraud, instead they urged the Election Commission (EC) to investigate the allegations of irregularity during the by-election in Chumphon, and warned of a lawsuit if they found the accusation to...

Police raid homes of multiple reporters

Over the weekend, Thai authorities raided the homes of multiple reporters, accusing them of being involved in the ongoing anti-government protests, one of the journalists told Thai Enquirer.The three journalists who were targeted have been covering the political...

Royalist business-owners begins campaign to not hire graduates who boycotted royal graduation ceremonies

Conservative Thai Royalists have begun a campaign to stop the hiring of university students who did not receive their diplomas from the royal family as per tradition.The first graduation ceremony in Thailand was held at Chulalongkorn University in...

Thailand should stop publicizing Covid numbers by April

Thailand must learn to live with the Covid-19 virus and stop publicizing daily pandemic numbers by the end of April to boost public confidence and allow the country to get back to normal, a senior public health expert told...

Democrat by-election wins could foreshadow comeback

After the last election, Thailand’s Democrat Party was all but written off. The argument, so the conventional wisdom went, was why would anyone vote for a military proxy party when they could vote for the real thing in Palang...

Democrats should quit coalition, senior Democrat MP says

The Democrat Party should quit the government coalition if they lose the by-elections in the South, one of its MPs told Thai Enquirer on Friday.The by-elections in Chumphon's Constituency 1 and Songkhla's Constituency 6 will take place this...

Human Rights Watch annual report says Thai government not upholding basic rights

A new report by Human Rights Watch said that the Thai government was guilty of repressing basic rights and using judicial and extra-judicial means to intimidate the pro-democracy movements in 2021.In the World Report 2022, HRW said that the...

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