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Thammanat clique’s condition for comeback to Prawit’s camp mulled over

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A DOZEN “RENEGADE” MPs under leadership of maverick MP Thammanat Prompao are only looking to return to the ruling Palang Pracharath Party on a conditional basis which has been taken into account, according to partisan sources. Those “renegade” MPs currently attached to the Thai Economic Party have demanded that their

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Probe of Palang Pracharath over allegedly receiving laundered money starts

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE ELECTION COMMISSION has begun to investigate allegations that the ruling Palang Pracharath Party had unduly received a three million baht donation in cash which may have been laundered by a Chinese-born, Thai-naturalised businessman. An ad hoc committee of the Election Commission is currently provided a 30-day time to conduct

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No Palang Pracharath MPs, cabinet members hopping to a new party: Prawit

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PALANG PRACHARATH top leader Prawit Wongsuwan today (Nov.11) confirmed that none of the ruling camp’s MPs and cabinet members will go party-hopping during a run-up to the next general election. Prawit who concurrently performs as deputy prime minister did not name names but assured that none of the Palang Pracharath rank

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Palang Pracharath will likely be dissolved if caught getting grey money: Somchai

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE RULING PALANG PRACHARATH Party would likely be dissolved if evidently found to have received three million baht worth of grey money allegedly laundered by a Chinese-born, Thai-naturalised businessman who gave it away, said former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn today (Oct. 28). The polling agency was practically cautioned to see to

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Palang Pracharath admits man likely linked to illegal nightclub donated cash

  JUSTICE Minister Somsak Thepsuthin admitted today (Oct. 27) that a man rumoured to possibly be linked to an illegal nightclub in Yanawa district raided by police yesterday had donated 3 million baht to Palang Pracharath Party last year, Thai Post newspaper said. Somsak, who is the head of the Palang Pracharath strategic campaign team,

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Prayut mum on Pridiyathorn leading Palang Pracharath’s economic team

  PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Oct. 21) refused to comment on a possible cabinet reshuffle and a suggestion that former deputy prime minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula is suitable to head Palang Pracharath Party’s economic team, Thai Rath and Matichon newspapers said. After attending the Special Economic Zone Development Policy Committee meeting at the Government

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Another gigantic roadside sign featuring Prawit spotted in Buengkarn

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters ANOTHER COLOSSAL ROADSIDE sign featuring caretaker Prime Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan has been spotted in downtown Buengkarn with an attached note literally soliciting legal leniency for its existence. The vinyl billboard features an enlarged picture of the mask-wearing Prawit, the ruling party’s logo and catchphrases about a watershed

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Palang Pracharath Party blasted for using welfare cards to wins votes 

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party was today (Sept. 19) taken to task for using state welfare cards in “utterly disgusting” fashion to muster popularity among constituents in the provinces well ahead of the next general election. Deputy Pheu Thai Party secretary-general Khunakorn Preechachanachai alleged that the largest coalition partner had obviously resorted

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Palang Pracharath opts to not compete against Thai Economic Party 

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party will not contest against the Thai Economic Party for any constituencies in the next general election, especially those in the northern region, said caretaker Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 12). Prawit who concurrently heads the largest coalition Palang Pracharath Party made his comments during an official

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Analysis: Conspiracy hatched to turn kingmaker into PM 

By Out-Crowd IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN whether a fresh conspiracy to turn Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan into head of government in place of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha following an approaching censure debate/no-confidence vote will ever bear fruit. Prawit who concurrently heads the ruling Palang Pracharath Party is being openly pitted by some coalition

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Analysis: Many more Palang Pracharath MPs bound to leave disintegrated party

  By Out-crowd MANY PALANG PRACHARATH MPs are quietly looking to desert for other parties following last month’s surprise exodus of MP Thammanat Prompow and 20 fellow lawmakers. Those politicians would undoubtedly cringe at the probability of being defeated in the next general election if they continued to stay with the disintegrated party and were

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