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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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Possibilities of Prayut running under Palang Pracharath banners dwindling

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters POSSIBILITIES OF PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha jumping onto the Palang Pracharath bandwagon under which he may contest the next general election are exponentially dwindling, said partisan sources today (Dec.1). The longer Prayut is apparently dragging his feet, remaining non-committal over his own political future, the less likely he will be

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Most Esaan constituents prefer Thaksin’s daughter for PM: Poll

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOST NORTHEASTERN CONSTITUENTS, commonly known as Esaan villagers, would prefer Paetongtarn Shinawatra, daughter of de facto Pheu Thai Party boss Thaksin Shinawatra, for prime minister after the next general election, says an opinion poll. According to Khon Kaen University’s Esaan Centre for Business & Economic Research poll recently conducted with

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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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Thammanat clique of MPs to return to Palang Pracharath Party

By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVERAL MPs UNDER GUIDANCE of Thammanat Prompao who has earlier led an exodus of “renegade” legislators from the Palang Pracharath Party will return to the largest coalition partner soon, confirmed MP Pai Lik last evening (Nov.21). Pai told Palang Pracharath boss-cum-Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan during the latter’s visit to the

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Prayut may join Ruam Thai Sang Chart Party for own good: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha may opt to run for head of government under the banners of the brand-new Ruam Thai Sang Chart Party in lieu of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party for the next general election, according to a noted academic. Burapa University political scientist Olarn Thinbangteo forecast today (Nov.21)

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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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Move Forward MP seeks justice for branding Prayut ‘criminal’ PM

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOVE FORWARD MP Amaratana Chokpamitkul said today (Nov.14) she will be seeking justice in court after turning herself in at a Bangkok police station for branding Prayut Chan-o-cha a ”criminal” prime minister online. The woman lawmaker turned herself in at Nang Lerng police station in the face of an arrest

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