Thai opposition party leader disqualified as MP World

Thai opposition party leader disqualified as MP

The Constitutional Court of Thailand on November 20 disqualified leader of the opposition Future Forward Party Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit as a member of parliament for illegally owning shares in a media company while running for election last March.
Indonesia raises minimum age for girls to marry World

Indonesia raises minimum age for girls to marry

Indonesia’s parliament has revised the country’s marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19, a move welcomed by campaigners as a step towards curbing child marriage in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country.
Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute World

Indonesia to deploy 47,000 security personnel for election dispute

As many as 47,000 personnel from the Indonesian police, military and administration are mobilised to secure important landmarks across Jakarta on June 27 when the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to announce its ruling on the presidential election dispute case.
Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech World

Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo, accompanied by his running mate Ma’ruf Amin, made a victory speech in Central Jakarta on May 21, following the official announcement of the results of the presidential and legislative elections.
Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28 World

Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand said that the election re-runs should be organised no later than April 28, ensuring that they do not clash with the King’s coronation rite from May 4-6.
Thai Foreign Minister faces pressure to resign ASEAN

Thai Foreign Minister faces pressure to resign

The Thai Constitution Protection Association on June 3 issued a statement calling on Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai to step down before the Constitutional Court makes a verdict on the scandal related to his wife’s failure to declare her stockholdings.