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24 May 2013 : At least 60% of eligible voters are expected cast ballots in the June 16 by-election in Don Muang area, Bangkok's Constituency 12, Election Management Office deputy director Wanchai Jaikusol said on Friday.
24 May 2013 : The House committee vetting proposed changes to Section 190 of the constitution has decided that only three types of government agreements signed with other countries will need parliamentary approval in future.
29 Mar 2013 : The Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) defended its vaccine factory construction project on Friday but the Department of Special Investigation plans a further inspection next week.
29 Mar 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party is in no hurry to get approval for its 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill, which could be four to five more months away from becoming law.
29 Mar 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has clarified her explanation to parliament of the benefits of developing a high-speed train network and the gains for farmers, in a post on her Facebook page Friday.
29 Mar 2013 : Government chief whip Amnuay Klangpa expects 310 MPs to vote in favour of passing the two-trillion-baht loan bill for infrastructure megaprojects when the House first-reading debate ends later today.
29 Mar 2013 : The opposition questioned the government's need to borrow two trillion baht for infrastructure megaprojects as the House began its two-day deliberation of the borrowing bill Thursday.
29 Mar 2013 : Former senator Jon Ungphakorn and nine other activists have been sentenced to suspended prison terms for trespassing on the grounds of parliament during a protest in 2007.
29 Mar 2013 : The Criminal Court has sentenced a compact-disc vendor to three years and four months in jail and fined him 66,000 baht for selling copies of a controversial Australian documentary about the Thai monarchy in 2011.
29 Mar 2013 : Economists have questioned the transparency of the government's bill to borrow 2 trillion baht to finance infrastructure investment megaprojects.
28 Mar 2013 : Details of the projects under the 2-trillion-baht mega infrastructure bill are needed as a blueprint for public scrutiny, Democrat Party deputy leader Korn Chatikavanij said on Thursday.
28 Mar 2013 : Eleven more leading members of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) were indicted on Thursday in the Criminal Court in connection with the seizure of Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports in 2008.