Published: Feb 22, 2019
THERE is no law barring Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, as the PM candidate for Phalang Pracharat Party, from joining the electoral debate, the Election Commission (EC)’s deputy secretary-general Sawaeng Boonmee said yesterday.
Published: Feb 11, 2019
Thai Princess Ubolratana was on Monday formally disqualified for running for prime minister, ending her brief and ill-fated political union with a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan, just days after a stern royal command rebuking her candidacy was issued by her brother, the king.
Published: Feb 10, 2019
A political pressure group on Sunday unveiled plans to ask the Election Commission (EC) to take action that could lead to the dissolution of the political party, which nominated Princess Ubolratana as its PM candidate for the March 24 election.
Published: Jan 12, 2019
A 21-year-old man has been charged with murdering the parents of an American teen as part of a calculated plot to kidnap her, police said Friday, after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found alive following three months in captivity.
Published: Sep 24, 2018
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha appears to have made up his mind to take a risky political journey after publicly admitting for the first time yesterday that he was “interested in political work”. Of course, he said, his future would depend on “how people see it”.