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Wissanu: Ask Constitutional Court about Prayut’s eight-year tenure 

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Wissanu Krea-ngam today (June 30) encouraged those who may wonder whether Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will have spent a maximum of eight years in power by the upcoming August to call on the Constitutional Court for judgement. Wissanu told reporters at Government House that Prayut’s eight-year tenure

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Thammanat tells Prayut to quit if any minister targeted in censure debate flounders

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha was suggested today (June 29) to consider stepping down if any individual cabinet members are intensely grilled for their alleged wrongdoings and barely given a yea vote in an approaching censure/no-confidence motion. Thai Economic party leader Thammanat Prompao advised that Prayut claim full, prompt responsibility by resigning

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Analysis: Prayut will survive censure motion, major cabinet reshuffle tipped to follow

  By Out-Crowd PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha will likely survive next month’s censure/no-confidence motion which might probably be followed by a major cabinet reshuffle since the Palang Pracharath-led coalition government’s four-year term is scheduled to end next March. The approaching censure debate and subsequent no-confidence votes against Prayut and 10 other cabinet members will not

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Chadchart’s landslide win deals crushing blow to Prayut regime: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters CHADCHART SITTIPUNT’S landslide victory as Bangkok governor has dealt a crushing blow to the Prayut regime as a whole, according to a noted university academic. The results of Sunday’s gubernatorial and Bangkok Metropolitan council elections have significantly underscored the current situation in which most Bangkokians have no longer relied on

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Prawit threatened with Palang Pracharath Party-dissolving lawsuit

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PHEU THAI PARTY leader Yutthapong Charatsathian today (May 11) threatened to take legal action against Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan to the extent the largest coalition partner be dissolved for exerting undue influence over another party. Yutthapong said he might probably file a lawsuit seeking dissolution of the

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Prawit persuades Thammanat to skip holding talks with Pheu Thai MPs

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PALANG PRACHARATH Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan has talked Thai Economic Party secretary-general Thammanat Prompao into changing his mind and literally keeping his distance from the opposition Pheu Thai Party. Prawit who concurrently performs as deputy prime minister told reporters at Government House today (May 10) that Thammanat, who concurrently is a

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‘Depose Prayut, promote Prawit’ conspiracy involves Pheu Thai and Thai Economic parties: Saranwut

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE ALLEGED CONSPIRACY TO OUST Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and have Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan take his place has involved Pheu Thai Party and Thai Economic Party, according to Pheu Chart Party leader Saranwut Saranket. Saranwut said yesterday (May 7) the ongoing conspiracy to oust Prayut from the top

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Prayut shrugs off hearsay over PM-changing conspiracy

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha today (May 3) downplayed widespread hearsay over an ongoing, clandestine conspiracy to change the head of government during an approaching censure/no-confidence motion. Asked by reporters at Government House whether he may have gotten wind of such a hush-hush plot to change the prime minister, Prayut shook

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Palang Pracharath’s decision to skip by-election shows House dissolution likely looming

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE SURPRISE DECISION OF Palang Pracharath Party against contesting next month’s by-election for MP in Ratchaburi has added weight to the probability of the House of Representatives being dissolved and a general election being called much sooner rather than later, said Move Forward MP Natcha Boonchai-insawat today (Apr 25). The by-election

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Prominent political activists join Thai Liberal Party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters TWO RENOWNED POLITICAL activists have become heads of Thai Liberal Party’s strategic teams. In today’s (Apr 23) general caucus of Thai Liberal Party, former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn was named head of the party’s strategic campaign for policy matters and People’s Network Against Corruption secretary-general Veera Somkwamkid was named head

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Uttama named leader of Sarng Anakot Thai Party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PALANG PRACHARATH Party leader Uttama Savanayana has officially become leader of the brand-new Sarng Anakot Thai Party. In today’s (Apr. 20) general caucus of Sarng Anakot Thai Party, Uttama was named the top leader of the party whereas former Palang Pracharath Party secretary-general Sontirat Sontijirawong was named secretary-general of

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