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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 Dec 2014 : The case against two defendants accused of setting fire to CentralWorld on May 19, 2010, has been dropped.
12 Dec 2014 : A Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) panel has proposed a special court be set up to scrutinise government spending.
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".
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.
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.