Politics
10:38

Paetongtarn still most popular choice for PM: poll

Paetongtarn "Ung Ing" Shinawatra of the Pheu Thai Party is still the most popular choice for prime minister, according to the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll - although the largest percentage of people selected the answer choice 'none'.

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Paetongtarn still most popular choice for PM: poll
04:00

Politicians, parties seek clarity over EC's new electioneering regulations

Political parties say they are willing to comply with the Election Commission's (EC) new electioneering regulations which took effect yesterday, though they have called for some rules to be clarified further.

04:00
24 Sep 2022

Pheu Thai and Democrats: New EC rules vague

Politicians are scratching their heads about what they can and can’t do in the run-up to the next election and want the Election Commission to clarify the rules.

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Campaign confusion
24 Sep 2022

Veteran Democrat Marut dead at 98

Former House Speaker and deputy Democrat Party leader Marut Bunnag passed away at the age of 98 at Bumrungrad Hospital on Friday.

24 Sep 2022
Veteran Democrat Marut dead at 98
24 Sep 2022

Time to walk the talk

The report card is out on Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt upon having served his first three months in office and it does not look terribly flattering.

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Time to walk the talk
24 Sep 2022

Parties told to toe the line as election run-up begins

With the official pre-election period officially beginning on Saturday, parties and prospective candidates are being advised to carefully study the new electioneering regulations.

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Poll run-up begins
24 Sep 2022

Ex-MP jailed for false vote

The Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions on Friday sentenced former Pheu Thai MP Narisorn Thongthirach to 16 months in prison for casting votes for colleagues during House meetings in 2013.

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23 Sep 2022

Protests planned when court rules on PM's tenure

Several groups plan to demonstrate next Friday when the Constitutional Court is due to announce its ruling on the tenure of suspended prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, according to the head of the National Security Council.

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Protests planned when court rules on PM's tenure
23 Sep 2022

Party touts kingmaker role

Bhumjaithai aims to become the core party in the government formation after the next election, its leader Anutin says.

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Kingmaker role
23 Sep 2022

Wissanu tight-lipped on future of House

Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam downplayed speculation on Thursday that suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha may dissolve parliament after the Apec summit in November.

23 Sep 2022
Wissanu tight-lipped on future of House