Politics
18 Oct 2021

'I don't want to be PM,' says Pirapan

Pirapan Salirathavibhaga, an adviser to the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader, denies having any political ambition to be a candidate for prime minister.

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17 Oct 2021

PAD core member Somkiat on life support after stroke

Somkiat Pongpaiboon, one of the leaders of the now-defunct People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), is in critical condition and on life support after suffering a stroke, a former PAD member said on Sunday.

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PAD core member Somkiat on life support after stroke
17 Oct 2021

Democrats' popularity rating in South unimpressive: poll

The Democrat Party's chance of regaining its former domination of the South in the next general election is uncertain after only 30% of the people polled by the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) said they would vote for the Democrats. The remainder said they were still undecided or would not vote for the party.

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Democrats' popularity rating in South unimpressive: poll
17 Oct 2021

Move Forward's Pita announces bid for prime minister

KHON KAEN: Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of the Move Forward Party, has declared he will be the party's candidate for the post of prime minister in the next general election.

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Move Forward's Pita announces bid for prime minister
16 Oct 2021

Brotherly love to fraternal friction

The simmering tension between two of the country's most powerful politicians and former brothers-in-arms may be coming to a head.

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Brotherly love to fraternal friction
15 Oct 2021

Labanoon frontman joins Democrats in Narathiwat

Labanoon lead singer and guitarist Metee Arun has entered politics by joining the Democrat Party as a candidate for Narathiwat in a decision that has put the future of the popular rock band in doubt among its fans.

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Labanoon frontman joins Democrats in Narathiwat
13 Oct 2021

Potential PM challenger lists assets

Pathum Thani governor Narongsak Osottanakorn, recognised as a hero for leading the Tham Luang cave rescue of trapped boys in 2018, has declared, together with his wife, 45.39-million-baht in assets.

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Potential PM  challenger  lists assets
13 Oct 2021

Thanathorn awaits vaccine row fate

Prosecutors will decide on Nov 4 whether to indict Progressive Movement founder Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit over his criticism of the government's Covid-19 vaccination programme as well as his alleged violation of the lese majeste law.

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Vaccine row fate
13 Oct 2021

Prawit quells poll selection fears

Ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader Prawit Wongsuwon has insisted the final decision on who to field as party candidates in the next general election rests with him.

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Prawit quells poll selection fears
13 Oct 2021

Pheu Thai moves to expel two MPs

The Pheu Thai Party expelled two MPs, Saranwut Saranket and Pornpimol Thammasarn, on Tuesday, according to its secretary-general Prasert Chantararuangthong.

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