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New Economics Party clarifies their support for pro-democracy coalition

PHOTO: Mingkwan Sangsuwan, New Economics Party leader - The Nation Leader of the New Economics Party Mingkwan Sangsuwan hasy reiterated…

2 days ago

Junta warned to be careful targeting rivals with petty litigation

PHOTO: Piyabutr Sangkanokkul reports to police yesterday using the, now popular, anti-government three-finger salute - The Nation by Kai Chanwanpen…

3 days ago

Pro-democracy coalition remains positive following weekend glitch

by Kai Chanwanpen The see-saw continues as the anti and pro-junta groups continue to tussle to form a coalition government.…

6 days ago

US Embassy responds to Don’s rebuke over Thanathorn case

PHOTO: The Nation The Thai Foreign Minister yesterday formerly summoned foreign diplomats yesterday afternoon, one by one, in a diplomatic…

1 week ago

Deputy police chief denies foreign diplomats present at Thanathorn interrogation

The deputy national police commissioner is denying that a group of foreign diplomats were present at a questioning session when…

2 weeks ago

Foreign Minister angry at foreign diplomats who attended Thanathorn’s reporting to police

Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai vented his anger today at foreign diplomats who attended the reporting of Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit to…

2 weeks ago

Thanathorn urged to ‘fight on’ as he surrenders to Bangkok police

Hundreds of supporters gathered around the Pathumwan police station this morning as Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit handed himself…

2 weeks ago

“We have sufficient evidence against Thanathorn” – Police

Deputy national police chief says that police likely have sufficient evidence to support the sedition charge filed against Future Forward's…

2 weeks ago

Recounts and new elections ordered in eight polling stations

PHOTOS: The Nation The Election Commission has decided that two polling stations should recount their ballots while six others should…

2 weeks ago

Former EC Commissioner says ‘Give seats to smaller parties’

A former Constitution Drafting Commission member, Praphan Naikovit, once a member of the Election Commission, met with election commissioners yesterday…

2 weeks ago

Future Forward’s Thanathorn summoned to acknowledge sedition charges

"I believe that millions of people who cherish justice will stand by me and are ready to show they will not put…

3 weeks ago

Army chief steps into the political fray again

PHOTO: Army chief General Apirat Kongsompong against a snappy hot pink backdrop by Supalak Ganjanakhundee Army chief General Apirat Kongsompong’s…

3 weeks ago

Is Thanathorn the new Thaksin? Will the ‘establishment’ tolerate his new political vision?

Is Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit a popular fad or does he, and his party, have the staying power…

3 weeks ago

Election Commission admits they haven’t decided on the formula to determine lower house

by Kas Chanwanpen In a stunning admission yesterday, the Election Commission admitted they didn't know the exact formula to work…

3 weeks ago

Activist’s car torched – Election Commission impeachment petition damaged

PHOTO: Thai PBSA car belonging to one of the activists campaigning for impeachment of the Election Commissioners at a rally…

3 weeks ago

The EC’s magic formulae. Thais want to know how it all works.

by Kas ChanwanpenMore confusion today, nine days after after the national ballot, as multiple formulae have been cited to come…

3 weeks ago

Protests demand results and transparency from the EC

by Kai Chanwanpen and The Thaiger The Thai Election Commission has to keep fending off criticism after protests yesterday were…

3 weeks ago

Poll shows Thais are wary about the new government’s potential to end conflict

A new Suan Dusit Poll shows 31.8% of the respondents believe that the political situation will worsen due to the lack of stability of the…

3 weeks ago

King revokes royal decorations from former PM Thaksin

PHOTO: Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra welcomes Princess Ubolratana of Thailand as they arrive for the wedding of Thaksin's daughter…

3 weeks ago

Future Forward’s 80 new parliamentary faces

The Future Forward Party, making an impressive debut in last Sunday's election - finishing as the third-most popular choice with…

3 weeks ago