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Nattaya Chetchotiros

Assistant News Editor

Nattaya Chetchotiros is Assistant News Editor, Bangkok Post.

Nattaya Chetchotiros
22 Mar 2019

No giant slayers in city

Thirty House seats in Bangkok will be up for grabs only for Democrat and Pheu Thai heavyweights in this Sunday's election, with no "giant slayers" from new rival parties.

22 Mar 2019 11
No giant slayers in city
3 Dec 2015

The last laugh

Red shirt leaders made the military fall into their political trap, but also reminded the military that it forgot to crush their movement.

3 Dec 2015 8
The last laugh
12 Nov 2015

No election needed

The sub-committee in charge is telling the whole Constitution Drafting Committee that we must regress 40 years and approve an un-elected prime minister.

12 Nov 2015 5
No election needed
22 Oct 2015

Anti-corruption crusade

The latest tack is a "suggestion" by the Privy Council's Tanin Kraivixien for laws to prevent people from absconding to enjoy their wealth abroad.

22 Oct 2015 5
Anti-corruption crusade
1 Oct 2015

The bomb dropped

In his last public act as police chief, Somyot Poompunmuang gave a new theory: Some red shirts were willing participants in the Erawan shrine bombing.

1 Oct 2015 6
The bomb dropped
10 Sep 2015

Legacy watch

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha claims he stayed neutral on the draft constitution vote, but it is already clear rejection gives him the advantage.

10 Sep 2015 1
Legacy watch
30 Jul 2015

A sign of reconcilation?

An off-handed remark at a wedding reception has triggered unwarranted speculation about the political return of Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan.

30 Jul 2015 1
A sign of reconcilation?
9 Jul 2015

Easing the pressure

The government has learned its lesson: Any efforts to severely punish students' peaceful political activities will eventually backfire.

9 Jul 2015 4
Easing the pressure
18 Jun 2015

Map shows dead end

The prevailing view is that the draft constitution is doomed, and when it dies it will sink the roadmap - keeping the military regime in power to start over again.

18 Jun 2015 3
Map shows dead end
28 May 2015

CDC under pressure

The challenge facing the CDC now is how to compromise, or "follow the boat owner's wishes", without losing too many of its principles.

28 May 2015 3