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Massive bid to keep senators out of PM-picking process forwarded to parliament

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A REFRESHED PETITION ATTACHED with 70,500 signatures of people calling for constitution amendment to the extent that all senators be kept out of the legislative process for the naming of a post-election prime minister was today (Feb.22) submitted at parliament. Members of the so-called Campaign For the Amendment of the

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Move to end senators’ PM-picking power so far endorsed by 66,000 people

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters ABOUT 66,000 PEOPLE have so far endorsed a refreshed move to end the constitutional power of the unelected senators to pick a prime minister following the next general election. Former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn who is currently spearheading the massive move in the name of a Campaign For Constitutional Amendment

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Revived call for end to senators’ power to pick PM kicks off

By Thai Newsroom Reporters A REFRESHED MOVE got started today (Jan. 10) for all parties and people to endorse a revived call for an end to the senatorial power to pick a post-election prime minister. Somchai Srisutthiyakorn, director of Rangsit University’s Centre for Political Research and Development, launched the move for all parties either with

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