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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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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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Prawit, Thammanat face ban from politics over ‘banana-feeding’ scandal

By Thai Newsroom Reporters CARETAKER PRIME Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan and Thai Economic Party leader Thammanat Prompao might possibly be kept out of politics for a number of years and the biggest coalition party might possibly as well be dissolved if found guilty of alleged involvement in last year’s handing out of kickbacks

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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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Thammanat claims to take command of 40 MPs

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAI ECONOMIC MP Thammanat Prompao has today (May 26) claimed to take command of some 40 MPs who could possibly join hands with the opposition bloc to outvote the coalition government. Thammanat told reporters that his 40-strong force could possibly tip the scale in opposition to the Palang Pracharath-led coalition government

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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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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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