Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has the power to petition the Constitutional Court for its interpretation on the controversial MP election bill and also ensure the election is held as specified in the road map, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Thursday.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday insisted that the junta government is not using the much-hyped Thai Niyom Yangyeun scheme to campaign for itself ahead of the next general election.
SACKED Election Commission (EC) member Somchai Srisuthiyakorn, once seen as an ally of the junta, has accepted his termination completely and is not planning to appeal it. However, he has also signalled that he is now free to comment more broadly on politics.
PRO-DEMOCRACY activist Sombat Boonngamanong yesterday submitted to the Election Commission (EC) documents regarding pre-registration of a new party he named as âKrianâ, or âclean-cutâ in English, while expressing his opposition to an âoutsiderâ prime minister.âoutsiderâ prime minister.
THE PANEL investigating the luxury watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan will submit the results of its preliminary inquiry to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) next week.
THE ELECTION Commission (EC) has decided not to allow the registration of a Communist Party of Thailand because its stated ideology and policies âgo againstâ the Political Parties Act, the agencyâs top official said yesterday.
Political novice Thanathorn Juangroonruangkit has proclaimed that his young-blood party, Future Forward, will field candidates in all 350 constituencies across the country at the general election, being ready to fully penetrate Thai politics.
Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction, which has been working on the new Parliament project, gave an assurance on Tuesday that it would deliver most of the new compound to the House of Representatives Secretary-Generalâs Office this year, so that the compound could start to be used.
The anti-corruption panel investigating the luxury watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minsiter General Prawit Wongsuwan will submit the results of its preliminary inquiry to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) next week. This follows a letter of clarification submitted to the panel by the general.
Volunteer social worker Ticha Nanakorn plans to pressure the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to speed up its investigation into the luxury wristwatches sported by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.
WHILE SHOWING themselves adept in the political arena lately, party founder Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and pro-democracy Sombat Boonngamanong demonstrated far less acumen in a match playing the popular mobile game âRealm of Valorâ, with the latter eventually proving victorious.
Suthep Thaugsuban, a former leader of the Peopleâs Democratic Reform Committee that staged protests against the Yingluck Shinawatra-led government in 2014, on Monday said he would petition the Criminal Court to separate the charges against the second generation of the PDRC from those levelled against him.