Thai PM declares end of military rule World

Thai PM declares end of military rule

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha formally resigned as the head of the military government on July 15, saying Thailand will now function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule.
Thailand approves three new House members World

Thailand approves three new House members

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand has endorsed three new female members of the House of Representatives, bringing the total number of approved MPs to a full 500.
Thailand: Small parties support Palang Pracharath World

Thailand: Small parties support Palang Pracharath

Ten of the 11 political parties in Thailand, each awarded with one party-list seat, have pledged to back Palang Pracharath party and support Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime minister, while the other says it will join any coalition that can form a government.
Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting World

Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting

More than 1.5 million people have registered for advance voting ahead of the March 24 general election in Thailand while 85,000 people officially signed up as overseas voters, Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) Secretary General Jarungvith Phumma said.
Bangkok protestors request no delay of general election World

Bangkok protestors request no delay of general election

Hundreds of Thai activists held a parade around the Victory Monument in Ratchathewi district of Bangkok on January 6 to protest the Thai Government’s proposal that the Election Commission delay the general election slated for February 24 due to worry that the activity coincides with the coronation ceremony of King Rama X.
Thailand: Leader of Pheu Thai party leads popular pick ahead of election World

Thailand: Leader of Pheu Thai party leads popular pick ahead of election

Khunying Sudarat, chairwoman of the election strategy committee of Thailand’s Pheu Thai party, is top on the list of the 10 people who are popular favourites to become the next prime minister of the country, according to the National Institute for Development Administration (NIDA) poll.