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Palang Pracharath Party not naming Prayut as candidate for PM in next election

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party will no longer name Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as lame duck candidate for head of government in the next election because he could otherwise possibly retain his power for less than two years from now, said sources in the ruling party today (Sept. 21). Palang Pracharath

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Din Daeng residents urged to tip off police about adolescent protesters

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE METROPOLITAN POLICE have encouraged residents in the neighbourhood of Din Daeng intersection to give tip-offs pertaining to any looming, untoward incidents which might possibly be triggered tomorrow (Sept. 19) by adolescent street protesters in the area. In a press conference today, Metropolitan Police spokesman Pol. Maj. Gen. Piya Tawichai

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Protesters back at Din Daeng hotspot as residents stage separate rally

  WITH the Thalu Gas protesters having gathered again at Din Daeng intersection from 5.30 p.m. onwards today (Sept. 16) as they have been doing for weeks now, residents of Din Daeng flats affected by their nightly confrontation with crowd-control police were to stage their own rally to voice their disagreement with this movement, Siam

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Analysis: Palang Pracharath Party’s new secretary general coming in from outside

By Out-Crowd THE POST OF SECRETARY GENERAL of the Palang Pracharath Party, the largest coalition partner supposedly bound to continually lend solid support for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, might probably be occupied by the likes of an outsider named Chatchai Promlert only if the current one, namely Thammanat Prompow, happened to quit or be deposed

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Protesters and police clash at 2 points in Din Daeng area

  THE adolescent Thalu Gas protesters gathered again at Din Daeng intersection this evening (Sept. 11) and after letting off firecrackers, throwing ping-pong bomb and setting tires and debris on fire both at this intersection and on the outbound side of Vibhavadi Rangsit road later clashed with police at two nearby points, Matichon newspaper said.

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Motorcycle-riding adolescents nabbed by police at usual anti-Prayut protest site

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVERAL MOTORCYCLE-RIDING male adolescents who had planned to renew an apparently unorganised protest against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha were unexpectedly rounded up today (Sept. 7) by police at an usual protest site on a busy Bangkok street. The pickup truck-riding policemen scrambled to arrest these motorcyclists known as members of

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Big anti-Prayut protest at Asoke intersection

TWO KEY leaders of the protest movement against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha kicked off a demonstration at Asoke intersection at 4 p.m. today (Sept. 5) with Thonglor police closing Asoke-Montri road heading for Petchaburi intersection but traffic was flowing normally on Sukhumvit road and towards Khlong Toei, Sanook.com said. Speaking out against Gen. Prayut who

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7 turncoat Pheu Thai MPs face expulsion for not voting against Prayut

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVEN TURNCOAT PHEU THAI MPs who have not cast a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha might probably be expelled from the opposition party and automatically lose their MP status, said a deputy party leader today (Sept. 5). Deputy Pheu Thai Party leader Yutthapong Charatsathian confirmed he himself will

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Prayut survives no-confidence motion following marathon censure debate

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 4) survived a no-confidence motion following a four-day censure debate at parliament. Government MPs cast 264 confidence votes for Prayut, compared to 208 no-confidence votes against the premier cast by opposition MPs who had primarily held him responsible for the government’s alleged failure to cope

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