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Opinion – Can Anutin become Thailand’s next prime minister?

“A man’s worth,” the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius once said, “is no greater than his ambitions.” If this is true both for people and parties, then the Bhumjai Thai party’s value is high indeed.Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Bhumjai...

Pressure mounts on Prayut to step down as he approaches his 8-year term limit of Premiership

Political pressures are piling on General Prayut Chan-o-cha as opposition parties plan to file a petition to ask the Constitutional Court to rule on his premiership term limit in two days and a pressure group had called for a...

PPRP contemplating on taking legal action against former Election Commissioner Somchai for allegations

The coalition leader led by Phalang Pracharath party (PPRP) has come out to say that statements by Somchai Srisuthiyakorn, the chairman of the policy strategy of the Thai Liberal Party, against Deputy Prime Minister – Prawit Wongsuwon, that Gen....

Opinion – Today’s meeting on division of Party List seats ends with house adjourning after Chuan called meeting to benefit his party

Today the lawmakers are set to hold yet another meeting in a last-ditch effort to try to pass the draft bill of calculation of the party-list MPs, after the bill has failed to pass the parliament’s various meetings.Parliament Speaker...

House speaker and whips agreed to another meeting on the list-MP calculation method on August 15

Lawmakers will meet to discuss a draft bill to change the calculation method for party-list MPs for the last time before the bill expired on August 15, a representative of House Speaker Chuan Leekpai said on Thursday.“The three whips...

[Update] Documents suggest issue of Prayut’s 8-years was discussed by charter drafting committee

The contentious issue of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha's 8-year term limit continues to be the talk of the town with the latest information suggesting that the term could be counted from when the general became premier after the coup...

Democrat ready to move on after it rids of ‘festering pus’ as politicians jump ship ahead of polls

Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Democrat Party Jurin Laksanawisit said on Tuesday that his party is not affected by recent resignations of high-profile members, saying that they can be replaced.“The party is not losing blood,” he told...

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