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’s EC delays announcing election results World

Thailand’s EC delays announcing election results

Thailand’s Election Commission on March 25 delayed without explanation the announcement of preliminary results of the general election – the first of its kind in the country since a military coup five years ago.
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.
Thai Prime Minister’s trip to Germany a success World

Thai Prime Minister’s trip to Germany a success

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced on November 29 that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha had made a successful state visit to Germany and had assured his host that a general election in Thailand is still slated for February.
Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay World

Thai election delayed as NLA approves law enforcement delay

A general election in Thailand scheduled to take place in November will be delayed possibly until early 2019 after the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on January 25 passed an organic law on parliamentary elections with a delay of enforcement.