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Speculated Pheu Thai landslide win ‘won’t be affected by Chinese-born criminal case’

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PHEU THAI PARTY’s chances of scoring a landslide victory in the next general election will be by no means affected by the crimes perpetrated by a Chinese-born suspect alleged to have been somehow associated with the largest opposition party, according to a senior Pheu Thai member. Noppadon Pattama, deputy

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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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Move Forward MP slams Prayut govt for using force against anti-Apec protesters

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOVE FORWARD PARTY spokesman Rangsiman Rome today (Nov.18) condemned the government headed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for evidently perpetrating a “shameful” act in the eyes of the world community by using force to quell anti-Apec demonstrators. The Move Forward MP-cum-spokesman posted on his Facebook page to condemn today’s event

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Sathit never persuaded to hop over: Anutin

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters BHUMJAITHAI PARTY leader Anutin Charnvirakul today (Nov.17) categorically denied he had ever persuaded deputy Democrat Party leader Sathit Pitutecha to go party-hopping. Anutin who concurrently acts as deputy prime minister-cum-public health minister said he had never extended an informal invitation to Sathit who concurrently performs as deputy public health minister

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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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Move Forward Party steadfast over amendment to lese majeste law

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE MOVE FORWARD PARTY today (Oct, 26) delivered a statement to reiterate their unwavering ideologies in pursuit of amendment to the draconian lese majeste law. Parit Wacharasindhu, manager of the Move Forward Party’s policies publicity campaigns, announced that the second-largest opposition party will resolutely put forward concerted moves to amend the

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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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Push to dissolve Bhumjaithai Party over free-marijuana campaign

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE BHUMJAITHAI PARTY is facing an unprecedented lawsuit involving their previous free-marijuana campaign which might possibly result in the dissolution of the second-largest coalition partner, said Pheu Thai party leader Chonlanan Srikaew today (Oct. 17). The Pheu Thai-led opposition bloc has resolved to file a lawsuit against the Bhumjaithai Party,

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Thammanat won’t return to Prawit’s camp as long as Prayut remains in power

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAI ECONOMIC PARTY leader Thammanat Prompao will definitely not return alongside 15 MPs under his command to the ruling Palang Pracharath Party as long as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha remains in power, confirmed a Thai Economic MP today (Oct. 6). Thammanat, who was deposed from the Prayut cabinet following last

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De facto Bhumjaithai boss vows to send Anutin running for PM

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DE FACTO BHUMJAITHAI boss Newin Chidchob today (Oct. 4) pledged to send Deputy Prime Minister-cum-Public Health Minister-cum-Bhumjaithai party leader Anutin Charnvirakul contesting for prime minister in the next general election. During the 64th birthday celebrations held at Chang Arena in his home province of Buriram, the de facto Bhumjaithai boss

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