Published: Nov 16, 2020
House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has urged senators to not be too preoccupied with security issues after they filed an urgent letter seeking to discuss security measures during the parliamentary vote on the amendments.
Published: Sep 13, 2020
A poll by the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) showed that over three-fourths of Thai people want to scrap the role of senators in picking the prime minister by rewriting Section 272.
Published: Jan 06, 2020
Super Poll revealed on Sunday (January 5) that 75.4 per cent of those surveyed on January 2-4 agreed with the proposal of Chuan Leekpai, President of the National Assembly, to change the constitution prohibiting military commanders to serve simultaneously as senators as it is inappropriate for them to receive salaries from both positions.
Published: Dec 09, 2019
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) filed documents with the official Facebook page of iLaw (Internet Law Reform Dialogue), a Thai human rights NGO, revealing the 10 members of a committee that recruited senators.
Published: May 14, 2019
Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll.