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Nearly all 12 Palang Pracharath MPs of Bangkok to hop over to pro-Prayut party

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NEARLY ALL OF A dozen Palang Pracharath MPs of Bangkok might probably hop over to the Ruam Thai Sang Chart Party in support of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s design to prolong his rule after the next general election, said a veteran MP today (Dec.3). Palang Pracharath MP Veerakorn Khamprakop said nearly

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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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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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PM could face legal action over quelling anti-Apec protesters: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters LEGAL ACTION MAY BE taken against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha who was held accountable for yesterday’s use of force by policemen against anti-Apec demonstrators, according to a noted academic. Thammasat University law lecturer Prinya Thaewanarumitkul today (Nov.19) posted on his Facebook page to say legal action may be taken against

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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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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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Santi not party-hopping in bid to help Prayut prolong rule

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PALANG PRACHARATH Party secretary-general Santi Prompat today (Nov.10) dismissed refreshed hearsay that he might go party-hopping in bid to help Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha prolong his rule beyond the next general election. Santi who concurrently performs as deputy finance minister categorically denied that he might probably leave the largest coalition

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Thaksin encourages Prayut to live out House term, then go home for good

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra yesterday (Nov.8) encouraged Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to not dissolve the House of Representatives but to live out the four-year term of the legislative branch. During a Care Clubhouse live podcast, Thaksin strongly advised Prayut to keep running the country until the end of the House’s

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Prayut, Prawit urged to hold talks on prime minister candidate

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters BOTH PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan have been advised to talk it over between themselves as to which one of them will be named a Palang Pracharath partisan candidate for prime minister in the next general election. Palang Pracharath MP Veerakorn Khamprakop suggested today (Nov.5)

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