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EC claims yesterday’s ballots are safe and secure

PHOTO: Pattaya Mail The Election Commission says all yesterday’s ballots are secure. They’ve told a suspicious media that they, and…

16 hours ago

Will it be same same but different after this Sunday’s vote?

Thailand's military junta, which has ruled the Land of Smiles since snatching control in a coup in 2014, is now…

20 hours ago

Thais vote today as registered absentees in the lead up to next week’s election

PHOTO: 98 year old Prem Tinsulanonda, president of the Privy Council - Bangkok Post Arlina Arshad, Regional Correspondent - Straits…

2 days ago

Don’t drink and vote – 24 hour alcohol ban starts at 6pm

Police are out and about in Thailand's popular tourist zones warning people that there will be an election alcohol ban…

3 days ago

24 hour alcohol ban starts tonight, another one next week – Election

Alcohol is officially banned from sale or distribution from 6pm tonight. It's all part of the pre-voting for next week's…

3 days ago

Prayut and Thanathorn cleared to proceed with election

Future Forward's Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit and PM Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha have been cleared to proceed with the election. Future Forward's young…

4 days ago

Alcohol ban this weekend and the following weekend of the election

There will be a 24 hour alcohol ban this weekend as well as on the weekend of the general election…

6 days ago

Thailand’s future is dissolving right before our eyes

by Edward Kitlertsirivatana When an animal is cornered, with no other options, its survival instinct kicks in. It will fight…

6 days ago

“Nothing to do with the election” – Deputy PM Prawit

Senior government security officials are claiming the series of bomb blasts last weekend in the southern provinces of Phatthalung and…

7 days ago

Long queues and poor arrangements greet early Thai voters in KL

PHOTO: Thai PBS A long queue of waiting voters spilled out of the Thai embassy compound in Kuala Lumpur during yesterday's early…

1 week ago

The maths of March 24 – Thailand Election 2019

by Tim Newton The views of the writer do not necessarily reflect the views of The Thaiger or its business…

1 week ago

“Might undermine the Thai constitutional monarchy” – Charter Court

The Constitutional Court has disbanded the Thai Raksa Chart Party for nominating a member of the Royal Family as its…

2 weeks ago

Constitutional Court dissolves Thai Raksa Chart party and bans party members

The Thai Constitutional Court has ordered the dissolution of Thai Raksa Chart Party for naming Prince Ubolratana, a member of…

2 weeks ago

Security tight ahead of Thai Raksa Chart verdict

Security is tight this morning in and around the Constitutional Court building as the court is due to deliver its…

2 weeks ago

Thanathorn’s “unfinished 1932 mission” questioned

PHOTO: Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit appears on Channel 3  "May I ask what is the 1932 unfinished mission that Thanathorn, the party…

2 weeks ago

Future Forward deputy leader admits sharing fake news

The Future Forward party deputy leader Lt-Gen Pongsakorn Rodchompoo has told the Technology Crime Suppression Division police that he shared…

2 weeks ago

Same same but not very different – Election 2019

By Jintana Panyaarvudh Campaigning ahead of the March 24 election is getting a little too heated in the view of…

2 weeks ago

Future Forward leader Thanathorn spared detention, for now

The leader of a pro-democracy party, Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, and two of his colleagues were spared detention in…

3 weeks ago

Constitutional court to rule Thai Raksa Chart’s fate next week

by Kas Chanwanpen Thai Raksa Chart Party will know its fate next week after the Constitutional Court yesterday scheduled March…

3 weeks ago

Using religion in your election campaign is OK: Election Commission

The Election Commission (EC) has ruled that it is acceptable to use religion and religious symbolism while campaigning for the…

3 weeks ago