Vigil held for victims of Thailand mass shooting World

Vigil held for victims of Thailand mass shooting

Hundreds of mourners on February 9 attended a vigil in Thailand’s northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima for the victims of a bloody mass shooting in the city which took place one day earlier.
40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand World

40th AIPA General Assembly opens in Thailand

The 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 40) themed “Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community” kicked off in Bangkok on August 26.
Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.
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.
Thai PM delays general election again World

Thai PM delays general election again

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told the media on February 27 that a general election he had promised to hold in November would take place no later than February 2019.
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.
US President seeks closer ties with Thailand World

US President seeks closer ties with Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said US President Donald Trump assured him that the relations between the two countries will grow closer than ever, and the two countries are “good allies”.