Thailand’s Senate has new speaker World

Thailand’s Senate has new speaker

Former President of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on May 24 was elected as the new Speaker of the Senate with a five-year tenure.
Leader holds talks with Cambodian King Politics

Leader holds talks with Cambodian King

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on February 25, during his ongoing state-level visit to Cambodia.
Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit World

Thailand seeks to change date for 2019 ASEAN summit

The Thai Government has proposed to host the first ASEAN summit in June, instead of the previously suggested date in April, when Thailand chairs the group in 2019, due to worries about a delay in the country’s next general election, according to Thai media on November 14.
Cambodian PM meets with leaders of political parties World

Cambodian PM meets with leaders of political parties

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen held a consultation forum with leaders of 16 political parties on August 21 after his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won a sweeping victory in the election of the 6th parliament.
Vietnam congratulates Cambodia on successful election Politics

Vietnam congratulates Cambodia on successful election

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan have sent congratulatory messages to their Cambodian counterparts Samdech Techo Hun Sen and Samdech Heng Samrin, respectively, on the successful election of the sixth National Assembly held on July 29.
Singaporean PM nominates new parliament speaker World

Singaporean PM nominates new parliament speaker

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on September 5 announced the nomination of Social and Family Development Minister Tan Chuan-Jin as the new speaker of the parliament to replace former speaker Halimah Yacob.
List of NA deputies to be revealed on June 9 Politics

List of NA deputies to be revealed on June 9

Outcomes of the election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2016-2021 tenure are scheduled to be publicised at a press conference on June 9.