election

Democrats meet one day before PM election to decide who to support

PHOTO: Democrat party spokesperson, Ramet Rattanachaweng Three sleeps to go before the Thai parliament meets to elect a new PM.…

3 weeks ago

Former PM Chuan elected speaker of lower house

If the first item on the new parliament's agenda is any indication, it's going to be a very dynamic lower…

4 weeks ago

Second night of violence over election results – Jakarta

Indonesian police have again fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters who were setting fires and trying to breach…

1 month ago

New Democrat leader may lean party away from pro-Army coalition

PHOTO: The Nation With a new leadership team heading up the Democrats, the focus is now on which way they…

1 month ago

Bhumjaithai’s Anutin says he won’t support a PM dependent on the senate vote

Anutin Charnvirakul, the Bhumjaithai leader, has made it clear that his party will not support a PM candidate who does…

1 month ago

Prawit plays down Senate appointees coming from NCPO and current cabinet

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has submitted a list of 250 senators to His Majesty the King, while Deputy PM Prawit…

1 month ago

Vast majority of poll respondents oppose ministers and NCPO members joining Senate

PHOTO: Trying to explain the unexplainable Most Thais are unhappy with the party-list seat announcements and the perceived nepotism in…

1 month ago

Democrats poised to take on the Election Commission over party-list seats

Join the queue. The Democrat party is joining two other political parties in objecting to the Election Commission’s party-list formula…

2 months ago

Second batch of official election results due today

Five weeks after the country’s general election, the Election Commission has endorsed 349 successful constituency candidates for the House of…

2 months ago

Election Commission officially endorses 349 constituency seat winners

Five weeks after the country’s first general election since the 2014 military coup, the Election Commission has now officially endorsed…

2 months ago

Announcement of election results this Tuesday and Wednesday

The Election Commission is, as promised, poised to announce the final election results next Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday's initial round…

2 months ago

Future Forward’s Thanathorn says he’s confident he will be endorsed as an MP

Thanathorn had prepared some 27 items of evidence to prove to the poll authority that he had divested his media…

2 months ago

Thanathorn says other MPs now in the firing line, including from Phalang Pracharat

PHOTO: Future Forward's Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit emerges defiant after spending six hours with the EC yesterday - The Nation by Kas…

2 months ago

Thanathorn says he’s confident he won’t be penalised by the EC

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of Future Forward Party, says he's confident he won't be penalised by the Election Commission over allegations…

2 months ago

Thanathorn faces more charges from EC over media shares

Future Forward's Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the 40 year old leader of the new party, has cut short his trip to Europe…

2 months ago

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 months 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.…

2 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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 months ago