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Training launched to help drivers to get their points back

  DRIVERS keen on getting some or all of their 12 points back before they are restored annually may now enroll for training and take a test to do so, Naewna newspaper said today (Mar. 6). Ms. Ratchada Thanadirek, deputy spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, reminded drivers that under the driving penalty points system

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MPs reminded of being representatives of people, not powers that be

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A PROMINENT ACADEMIC has reminded all MPs of the basic principle that they all have been elected as representatives of the people and not the powers that be who might possibly have the highly questionable electoral system retwisted. Pichai Rattanadilok na Phuket, director of National Institute of Development Administration’s Political

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Prayut accused of masterminding electoral formula twist by Palang Pracharath MPs

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PHEU THAI PARTY will call for investigations by independent agencies into allegations that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has unlawfully masterminded Palang Pracharath MPs into breaking the constitution and twisting the electoral system. In a press conference at parliament today (July 7), Pheu Thai leader Chonlanan Srikaew confirmed the opposition party

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Pro-Prayut lawmakers take legal twist for divided-by-500 electoral system

By Thai Newsroom Reporters A VAST MAJORITY OF LAWMAKERS faithful to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (July 6) dumped the mixed-member-majority system and instead endorsed the mixed-member-proportional system for use in the next general election, fueling the criticism that the executive branch has unduly interfered in the business of the legislative branch. In a second

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