Politics
07:22

Parliament set to debate budget bill

House Speaker Chuan Leekpai says parliament will convene on Aug 18-20 to deliberate the budget bill for the 2022 fiscal year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Parliament set to debate budget bill
05:00

Nine protest groups facing charges

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) says nine groups are facing prosecution for staging protests and "car mob" rallies in defiance of the emergency law this month.

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Nine protest groups facing charges
27 Jul 2021

Pheu Thai poised to submit censure bid

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party expects to submit a no-confidence motion against the government before the second and third readings of the 2022 budget bill so that the planned censure debate can take place in the third week of August.

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Pheu Thai poised to submit censure bid
24 Jul 2021

Enough is enough

The vaccine issue has been turned into political ammunition for launching attacks by political opponents and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul is being unjustly held to account for something he has no power over, according to Bhumjaithai Party list MP and party registrar Supachai Jaisamut.

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Enough is enough
23 Jul 2021

PPRP distances itself from ex-member's complaint

Palang Pracharath Party has stepped away from an ex-member who filed a complaint against about 20 influencers for criticising the government on its handling of Covid-19.

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PPRP distances itself
23 Jul 2021

Rapper fined for govt slur

Police have fined rapper Danupa "Milli" Khanatheerakulat 2,000 baht for insulting the government.

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22 Jul 2021

Police to rein in 'influencers'

Ex-Palang Pracharath Party member Sonthiya Sawatdee has filed a complaint with police urging them to investigate comments made by well-known personalities critical of the government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis, including singers and TV stars.

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21 Jul 2021

Pheu Thai lambastes DDC leadership over Astra deal

Pheu Thai demanded the replacement of the disease control chief over failures to reveal the contents of a vaccine procurement contract and alleged faults in vaccine allocation.

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Astra deal lambasted
21 Jul 2021

Police nab food man for protest fires

A food delivery rider who allegedly started a fire near a portrait of His Majesty the King on Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue during Sunday's anti-government protest was arrested late on Monday night.

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Food man and fires
20 Jul 2021

Pheu Thai wants arms budget cut

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party yesterday vowed to have all funds earmarked for weapon purchases slashed from the new budget bill, after the navy bowed to public pressure on its submarine procurement.

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Pheu Thai wants arms budget cut