Politics
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Govt to file poll-tweak drafts soon

The coalition government is expected to submit draft amendments to two organic laws related to the election system for parliamentary scrutiny late next month.

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PM orders Amnesty law breach probe

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Friday he has ordered a probe into Amnesty International Thailand to determine if the human rights watchdog is operating in compliance with Thai law.

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PM orders Amnesty law breach probe
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The govt's own legal eagle

It is a well-known fact that when Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam voices caution about anything legal, cabinet ministers are all ears.

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The govt's own legal eagle
25 Nov 2021

Crucial organic laws could be passed by July

The process of revising two organic laws and enacting them could be wrapped up by next July when pressure will pile up on the government to dissolve the House, according to Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam.

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Crucial laws by July
25 Nov 2021

Prayut 'not about to quit'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has insisted he will stay on in office until at least the 2022 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit to be hosted by Thailand.

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'Not about to quit'
24 Nov 2021

People's bill to end discrimination submitted to parliament

A people's bill for the elimination of discrimination, supported by 12,116 signatures, has been submitted for parliament's deliberation, Move Forward party-list MP Thanyawat Kamolwongwat said on Wednesday.

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People's bill to end discrimination submitted to parliament
24 Nov 2021

House 'won't be dissolved'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has shot down speculation that the House of Representatives will be dissolved before two organic laws related to the election system are amended.

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No dissolution
23 Nov 2021

Pro-monarchy group to rally against Amnesty Nov 25

A group of Thai citizens claiming to protect the monarchy plans to rally in front of Government House on Nov 25 to demand that Amnesty International cease its operations in Thailand.

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Pro-monarchy group to rally against Amnesty Nov 25
23 Nov 2021

Ex-red shirt boss seeks Amnesty ban

A former red-shirt leader is backing a key government figure's call to have the human rights watchdog Amnesty International banned in Thailand.

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23 Nov 2021

Poll system laws on House agenda

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai said on Monday he is ready to put on the parliament agenda proposed amendments to two organic laws to reflect constitutional changes in the election system.

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Poll system laws on House agenda