Coronavirus

Covid fear grips Parliament after part-time worker gets infected

  FEAR spread among Parliament officials and employees after a part-time worker was found to have been infected with coronavirus today (June 17) despite tight screening, Siam Rath newspaper said. Those entering the Parliament have to fill out details in an application stating their coronavirus status and that they have at least received one Covid

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Party chiefs refute claims Parliament to be dissolved

LEADERS of government parties have dismissed speculation the Prime Minister’s recent sense of urgency was a sign he is planning to dissolve Parliament, assuring observers the government remains tightknit, NNT said today (June 12). Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, as leader of the Phalang Pracharat Party, said today that the current administration will complete

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55 hurt in clashes as Parliament gets ready to vote on charter changes

DESPITE 55 people being injured in clashes outside Parliament yesterday, the joint session will today (Nov. 18) be casting voice votes for all seven constitution amendment drafts including that of Internet Dialogue on Law Reform (iLaw), Siam Rath newspaper report. Another round of fighting between People’s Party vocational students and the yellow-shirt protesters took place

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Chuan puts the brakes on tight control of Parliament during special session

THE President of National Assembly has halted a move to impose stringent control of the Parliament during the two-day extraordinary session starting tomorrow even though some groups are expected to stage rallies there, INN News reported. Mr. Chuan Leekpai, the National Assembly head, cancelled the security action plan by pointing out that Parliament is not

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MP blasted after being caught watching porno picture in Parliament

AN MP sitting on the government benches in the House of Representatives was photographed watching a pornographic image on his mobile phone while the debate on the budget bill for fiscal 2021 was continuing yesterday (Sept. 16) with this raising criticism among the public, Sanook.com reported this morning. House Speaker Chuan Leekpai had previously requested

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