Thailand's new cabinet sworn in World

Thailand's new cabinet sworn in

New cabinet members of Thailand led by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha have been sworn in before King Maha Vajiralongkorn on July 16.
Thai PM rejects rumour about delay of general elections World

Thai PM rejects rumour about delay of general elections

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha affirmed on January 2 that the road map for general elections remain unchanged, dismissing suggestions that the junta will postpone the poll in light of the King’s coronation ceremony.
Thai Deputy PM promises to relax political ban World

Thai Deputy PM promises to relax political ban

Thai Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam has affirmed that the election date will be between February 24-May 5 next year, and that the ban on political activities will be relaxed soon.
Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reassures holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on May 1 reassured that the general election will be definitely held in early 2019. The statement was made amid the anti-junta activists’ warning to stage a large-scale demonstration in May.
Thailand: Major political parties begin membership reconfirmation  World

Thailand: Major political parties begin membership reconfirmation

Major political parties in Thailand on April 1 began the process of reconfirming their memberships and resumed official contact with their members for the first time since the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) issued a ban on political activity following the coup d'état in May 2014.
Thai election must be based on regulations: PM World

Thai election must be based on regulations: PM

Thailand’s general election must be carried out based on regulations and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s decrees, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on February 27.
Thailand to start local elections World

Thailand to start local elections

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) of Thailand will allow local government elections, but Thai politicians running for office must observe certain conditions.