Thailand’s provincial elections set for December 20 World

Thailand’s provincial elections set for December 20

After a six-year wait, Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has officially set December 20 for the elections of chairmen and members of provincial administration organisations (PAO) in 76 provinces nationwide outside Bangkok.
Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck World

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.
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 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: Yellow-shirt leader plans new party to back PM World

Thailand: Yellow-shirt leader plans new party to back PM

Leader of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee, also known as the Yellow-shirt, plans to found a political party to back Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha in maintaining his post after the next general election.
Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London World

Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being imprisoned over a rice subsidy scheme, has been in London, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai confirmed on January 9.