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  • NLA invites US diplomat for talks

    31 Jan 2015 : The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has invited the highest-ranking US diplomat in Thailand to answer questions in parliament on Feb 11.

  • Anupong: US can meet reds

    31 Jan 2015 : US embassy officials are free to meet Thai red-shirt leaders but the government hopes they will not meddle in Thailand's internal affairs, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda said on Saturday.

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  • NACC backs its evidence on Yingluck

    14 Dec 2014 : The nation's top graft fighters have spurned a demand by the Office of the Attorney-General for more evidence in the investigation into former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the rice-pledging scheme.

  • Taking the reform pulse

    13 Dec 2014 : The National Reform Council will discuss the suggestions of its 18 panels to be included in the new constitution on Dec 15-17.

  • NACC rejects request for more probes

    13 Dec 2014 : The National Anti-corruption Commission (NACC) says it has done enough to ensure criminal prosecution of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and will not comply with requests to gather more evidence.

  • CDC accepts German method

    13 Dec 2014 : Constitution drafters have approved in principle a proposal of a reform panel that the German electoral system be used in Thailand's elections.

  • NLA readies final charter proposals

    13 Dec 2014 : The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday finalised its recommendations for the drafting of a new charter, parts of which call for separation of powers between the government and parliament through direct elections of a prime minister and cabinet ministers.

  • CentralWorld fire case dismissed

    12 Dec 2014 : The case against two defendants accused of setting fire to CentralWorld on May 19, 2010, has been dropped.

  • CDC calls for court to vet state spending

    12 Dec 2014 : A Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) panel has proposed a special court be set up to scrutinise government spending.

  • Strip EC of right to ban, panel says

    11 Dec 2014 : A National Reform Council (NRC) committee has proposed the Election Commission (EC) be stripped of its power to issue election "yellow and red cards".  

  • Direct-elected PM a bad idea, Abhisit warns

    11 Dec 2014 : Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has opposed the idea of having a directly-elected prime minister, saying it would not help solve the problem of politicians who abuse their power.

  • Soldiers sorry over 'squareface wine'

    10 Dec 2014 : MAE HONG SON — The leader of the red shirts in Chiang Mai says the soldiers who tore down his stall selling bottles of strawberry wine using a caricature of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra had done so because of a “misunderstanding” and had apologised to him.

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