Published: Mar 24, 2019
A coup leader emerges as a civilian prime minister, pro-democracy forces unite to thwart the junta's ambitions, a stalemate or another putsch resets the political landscape -- Thailand's cliffhanger of an election Sunday could result in a number of outcomes.
Published: Mar 13, 2019
MEMBERS OF the now-defunct Thai Raksa Chart Party may find themselves in trouble again after the Election Commission (EC) launched a new investigation against them for allegedly urging voters to vote for parties that are not affiliated to them or vote "no".
Published: Mar 11, 2019
Voters and candidates asked the Election Commission (EC) to take responsibility for poor preparations that led to mistakes, confusion and inconvenience to advance voters abroad last week even as the country braces for millions of early votes expected to be cast in the Kingdom this Sunday.
Published: Mar 04, 2019
The next government has been urged to lift undue restrictions on freedom of expression and limit arbitrary executive powers, as the country heads towards a general election on March 24.
Published: Mar 01, 2019
While others have criticised the Election Commission’s decision to take the Thai Raksa Chart Party to the Constitutional Court to seek dissolution, former commissioner Somchai Sriwatanayakorn on Friday hailed the agency’s “courage”. Taking the case to the court at a later date could have brought about much political confusion, he said.
Published: Feb 04, 2019
A Pheu Thai Party candidate, seeking an MP seat in the upcoming general election in the northern province of Uttaradit, on Monday showed up to register his candidacy on horseback and dressed in warrior costume.