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House meeting only spends 25 minutes due to usual lack of quorum

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES today (Jan.18) spent a record short period of time for a regular meeting due to the usual lack of a quorum. Deputy House Speaker Suchart Tancharoen was obliged to adjourn today’s House meeting due to the repeated lack of a quorum after it had only proceeded

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Prayut tight-lipped amidst latest hearsay over House dissolution

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha has today (Oct. 31) stopped short of either confirming or denying fresh hearsay that he might probably dissolve the House of Representatives in late December. Prayut declined to say anything about the latest rumours having originated at Government House that he might probably dissolve the House

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Publishing house editor arrested on charges of disclosing national secrets

  A TEAM of Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) police showed up with an arrest warrant to apprehend the Editor-in-Chief of Fah Diew Kan Publishing House Mr. Thanapol Iewsakul on the charges of disclosing documents and other material related to national security and violating the Computer Crime Act this afternoon (June 29), Matichon newspaper said.

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Govt leaders visiting flooded zones ‘not a sign of House dissolution’

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE OFFICIAL VISITS of government leaders to flood-hit provinces are ”irrelevant” to possibilities of a dissolution of the House of Representatives which may otherwise warrant a general election in near future, said a government MP today (Oct. 6). Palang Pracharath MP Phai Lick dismissed speculation that the House dissolution might

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Health

Chaos at Govt House after official catches Covid

  OFFICIALS at Government House panicked today (May 27) after finding out that a card exchange staff member has contracted coronavirus and was working last Tuesday when a Cabinet meeting was held, Sanook.com said. Reporters at Government House said Covid control measures were relaxed here recently allowing those among them who had been vaccinated to

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Burnt and collapsed house’s papers in order

THE owners of the three-storey house that collapsed while ablaze over the weekend had correctly obtained permits to both construction and make additional modification after completion, Sanook.com quoted Ejan as saying today (April 5) Mr Narong Rakkid, acting head of Thawi Wattana district’s Public Works and Town & Country Planning Office, said the owners had

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Police: Free Youth protesters heading for PM’s house this afternoon

METROPOLITAN Police has arranged 12 companies of policemen to deal with a march from the Victory Monument to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s residence at the 1st Infantry Regiment compound at 3 p.m. today (Feb. 28), INN News and Sanook.com said. Pol. Maj. Gen. Piya Tawichai, deputy chief and spokesman of Metropolitan Police, said it had

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