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Future Forward’s Thanathorn on European and US lecture tour – VIDEO

The Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit spoke with American NBC's Andrea Mitchell about his hopes and aspirations for Thailand's future.…

1 day ago

King urges new cabinet to solve problems for Thailand’s happiness and security

PHOTO: Thai PBS "In the process of doing a job, there will be problems, and that it was normal that…

2 days ago

HM The King swears in new Prayut Cabinet

The new Palang Pracharat government, led by Prayut Chan-o-cha has been sworn in tonight by His Majesty The King. The…

2 days ago

Military relinquish power as the new Thai cabinet prepares to be sworn in today

"Thailand is now fully a democratic country with a constitutional monarchy, with a parliament whose members are elected." Thai PM Prayuth…

3 days ago

New Thai cabinet to be sworn in Tuesday in Bangkok

PHOTO: Amphorn Satharn Throne Hall The new Thai cabinet will be sworn in tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Amphorn Satharn Throne…

3 days ago

Opposition’s early assault on the new Thai government

PHOTO: Nikkei Asian Review Seven-parties in the new parliamentary opposition are targeting July 25 in the next sitting to censure…

4 days ago

Thaksin Shinawatra starting new party called Pheu Dharma

Despite his self-imposed exile in 2008 and living overseas ever since, Thaksin Shinawatra's shadow still looms large over Thai politics.…

4 days ago

New Thai cabinet now endorsed by HM The King

PHOTO: Adapted from Bangkok Post The new Thai cabinet has now been formally anointed and confirmed by HM The King…

1 week ago

Thai junta retains power to detain people without charge

"... though the junta’s orders are being revoked, their impact will still be felt in society." Opposition politicians and the…

1 week ago

NCPO chief terminates around 100 orders today

PHOTO: มติชน The chief of the NCPO will issue his last command that terminates around 100 coup orders. Deputy PM…

1 week ago

Police say posh private plane is not just for Prawit

Critics are alleging that a new 1.1 billion baht 10 seat luxury private jet is being used solely to transport…

1 week ago

Opposition parties to keep heat on campaign for amendments to Thai Constitution

The seven-party opposition coalition, led by Pheu Thai and Future Forward MPs, is stepping up its campaign to seek public…

1 week ago

Future Forward legal team submits ‘share-gate’ evidence

PHOTO: Future Forward party secretary-genera, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul In submitting further evidence and clarification over 'share-gate', Future Forward party's legal team…

1 week ago

‘Grow up’ , ‘don’t throw tantrums’ – Palang Pracharat spokesperson

PHOTO: Uttama Savanayana, left, and Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, deputy spokesperson for Phalang Pracharat Party, is lambasting the opposition for…

2 weeks ago

Petition pushing for Prayut’s disqualification as Cabinet member handed to Constitutional Court

PHOTO: The Nation Lower House speaker, Chuan Leekpai, has forwarded a petition to the Constitutional Court calling for the disqualification…

2 weeks ago

New Cabinet list submitted for royal approval

The list of Cabinet members has been submitted for royal endorsement, according to Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam. He was speaking…

2 weeks ago

Final cabinet posts will contribute to frailty of new Thai government

Before the ink is even dry on the Cabinet list, and before the newly formed government has even sat, along…

2 weeks ago

Ja New thanks those that support him and updates his health

PHOTO: Facebook/Sirawith Seritiwat Thai political activist Sirawith Seritiwat, aka. Ja New, has posted on his Facebook page for the first…

2 weeks ago

‘No problems’ in the Palang Pracharat Party – Thai PM

Move on, nothing to see here... The Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says there is no problem in the Palang Pracharat…

2 weeks ago

Thai PM hints at a ‘solution nobody wanted’ if he can’t solve Cabinet squabbles

Yesterday's mea culpa by the Thai PM Prayut, rather than providing a reassuring tone for the Thai electorate, has ended…

2 weeks ago