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Prayut downplays hearsay of him taking helm of Palang Pracharath Party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha today (June 7) downplayed hearsay that he would sooner or later become top leader of Palang Pracharath Party in place of its current leader, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan. Prayut told reporters at Government House he had never heard of such rumours until today that he

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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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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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Prawit has said ‘a hundred times’ he will never become PM: Prayut

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha today (Apr. 12) quoted Deputy Prime Minister/Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan as saying “for a hundred times over” he will never become head of a future government. Prayut told reporters at Government House that he has had no doubt about Prawit’s consistent support for his

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Gigantic Prawit billboards merely designed as publicity campaign: Chaiwut

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters GIGANTIC ROADSIDE BILLBOARDS portraying Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan were merely designed as a publicity campaign for the largest coalition partner and the deputy prime minister, said a deputy party leader today (Apr 10).  Digital Economy & Society Minister/deputy Palang Pracharath leader Chaiwut Thanakhamanusorn said the huge billboards erected

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Thammanat keeps splinter parties consolidated as ‘independent group’

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAI ECONOMIC MP Thammanat Prompao today (Mar.11) managed to keep several splinter parties consolidated as an “independent group” of lawmakers who may or may not cast a vote of confidence for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha following a future censure debate. Thammanat hosted a luncheon for members of varied splinter parties,

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Prawit says no to interior minister’s seat

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PALANG PRACHARATH Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan said today (Feb.8) he will definitely not take the post of interior minister currently held by one of his “beloved” brothers, Anupong Paojinda. The Palang Pracharath leader who concurrently acts as deputy prime minister dismissed hearsay that Thai Economic Party MPs headed by ex-Palang

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Ruam Thai Sang Chart Party offers to name Prayut as PM after next election

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters RUAM THAI SANG CHART Party will offer to name Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as candidate for head of a post-election government only if Palang Pracharath Party no longer does following the polls, said Seksakol Attawong, assistant to the Prime Minister’s Office Minister, today (Feb.7). The founder of a brand-new Ruam

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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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Hearsay over cabinet seats for Thammanat clique denied

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PALANG PRACHARATH Party secretary-general Thammanat Prompow yesterday (Feb. 2) categorically denied he has been involved in a hush-hush negotiation for a few cabinet seats which could possibly be provided by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Thammanat dismissed such hearsay as “groundless” and contended that a clique of 20 MPs under his

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Santi named Palang Pracharath Party secretary-general in place of Thammanat

By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY FINANCE Minister Santi Prompat was today (Jan. 27) named secretary-general of Palang Pracharath Party, the biggest coalition partner in government. At the order of Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan, Santi has become the party’s secretary-general in place of Thammanat Prompow who was ousted from the party’s membership alongside 20

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Thammanat’s clique of MPs will continue to support govt: Prawit

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PALANG Pracharath Party secretary-general Thammanat Prompow and 20 other MPs will definitely continue to support the current coalition government though they have left for a brand-new party, said Deputy Prime Minister/Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan today (Jan. 25). Prawit assured that Thammanat and those MPs under his command

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Splinter parties tipped to consolidate with Thammanat’s clique

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVERAL SPLINTER PARTIES will likely consolidate with an independent clique of 21 MPs headed by deposed Palang Pracharath Party secretary-general Thammanat Prompow, said partisan sources today (Jan. 21). The MPs of those splinter parties who have so far lent support for the Palang Pracharath-led coalition government will likely consolidate with

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