Prayut the politician

STARTING DATE: 19 Apr 2018

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TOTAL UPDATE: 237 STORIES

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha declared he was a politician ahead of the upcoming election. How he intends to do it remains to be seen as small and mid-sized parties line up to become his allies.

Prayut the politician
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18 Sep 2019

Cleared again

Prime Minister Prayut was not state official as NCPO chief, Constitutional Court rules; securing his position as prime minister.

18 Sep 2019 62
Cleared again
18 Sep 2019

I'll be cool

PM Prayut declared he is ready for Wednesday's parliamentary debate on his incomplete recital of the cabinet oath, saying the upcoming grilling will not rattle his nerves.

18 Sep 2019 47
I'll be cool
16 Sep 2019

'Stop asking for money'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urges officials to help people understand how government works -- and why it can't just hand out money.

16 Sep 2019 72
'Stop asking for money'
16 Sep 2019

'Ready for grilling'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is ready for the opposition's grilling over his incomplete oath recital in a parliamentary general debate on Wednesday.

16 Sep 2019 60
'Ready for grilling'
5 Sep 2019

PM speaks out

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday defended his oath-taking in the cabinet swearing-in ceremony, saying he acted in compliance with the constitution.

5 Sep 2019 64
PM speaks out
3 Sep 2019

Oath debate

The cabinet is prepared for the general debate on its incomplete oath, to be held in mid-September, and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will attend and give direct answers.

3 Sep 2019 5
Oath debate
25 Aug 2019

'Grill Prayut'

Large majority agree with opposition's move to grill Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in general debate over incomplete oath-taking, says Suan Dusit Poll.

25 Aug 2019 28
'Grill Prayut'
23 Aug 2019

Oath-gaffe

The Ombudsman is expected to rule whether to forward the petition questioning PM Prayut in relation to his alleged oath blunder to the Constitutional Court next Tuesday.

23 Aug 2019 37
Oath-gaffe
22 Aug 2019

PM's oath-gaffe grilling limited to one day

The opposition will only have one day to grill Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on his incomplete oath-taking during a House session early next month.

22 Aug 2019 43
PM's oath-gaffe grilling limited to one day
20 Aug 2019

He won't quit

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insists he will not step down as pressure grows over the oath-taking controversy in which he failed to recite the full oath of office.

20 Aug 2019 41
He won't quit