Thai PM confirms to reshuffle cabinet World

Thai PM confirms to reshuffle cabinet

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on July 9 that he will reshuffle his cabinet, after three ministers resigned from the ruling Palang Pracharat Party (PPRP).
Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign World

Thai political parties to get 60-day election campaign

Thai Deputy Prime Minister in charge of legal affairs Wissanu Krea-ngam has said political parties will be given 60 days to campaign for the general election scheduled for December 2018 after the junta partly lifted a ban on political activities.
Thai King adds new members to advisory body World

Thai King adds new members to advisory body

Thailand’s new King Maha Vajiralongkorn on December 6 cut down the number of members of the Privy Council, an appointed advisory body to the Monarch of Thailand, to 11 instead of 16 previously.
 Indonesia to steer away from consumerism ASEAN

Indonesia to steer away from consumerism

Indonesia will change its lifestyle paradigm of consumption to empower productive sectors to boost its economy, President Joko Widodo remarked at the annual People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR).
RoK Prime Minister resigns over failed policies World

RoK Prime Minister resigns over failed policies

The Republic of Korea’s Prime Minister Chung Un-chan on July 29 offered to resign and accept responsibility for the government's failure to get parliamentary approval for a new town project.
Thailand: eight new cabinet members sworn in World

Thailand: eight new cabinet members sworn in

Thailand ’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej on June 7 swore in eight newly-appointed ministers in a cabinet reshuffle after Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva’s government overcame a vote of no-confidence early last week.
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RoK President shakes up office

The Republic Korea (RoK)’s President Lee Myung-bak on August 31 replaced five of his nine senior secretaries in a major shake-up of the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle expected later in the week.