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Analysis: Prayut will survive censure motion, major cabinet reshuffle tipped to follow

  By Out-Crowd PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha will likely survive next month’s censure/no-confidence motion which might probably be followed by a major cabinet reshuffle since the Palang Pracharath-led coalition government’s four-year term is scheduled to end next March. The approaching censure debate and subsequent no-confidence votes against Prayut and 10 other cabinet members will not […]

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Analysis: Chadchart, Wiroj remain top favourites for Bangkok governor

  By Out-Crowd FORMER TRANSPORT MINISTER Chadchart Sittipunt and former Move Forward MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn have so far appeared as top favourites with relatively good chances of grabbing a victory among all candidates vying in Bangkok’s gubernatorial election scheduled for the upcoming Sunday. The other contestants who will merely come out as also-rans will likely […]

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Analysis: Conspiracy hatched to turn kingmaker into PM 

By Out-Crowd IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN whether a fresh conspiracy to turn Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan into head of government in place of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha following an approaching censure debate/no-confidence vote will ever bear fruit. Prawit who concurrently heads the ruling Palang Pracharath Party is being openly pitted by some coalition […]

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Analysis: Prayut will not dissolve House only to dodge no-confidence bid 

  By Out-Crowd IT WILL BE VERY UNLIKELY for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to dissolve the House of Representatives and call a general election, let alone step down, to avoid a censure debate and no-confidence vote, speculated in an upcoming May or June, no matter what the consequences will be. What was essentially understandable to […]

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Analysis: Many more Palang Pracharath MPs bound to leave disintegrated party

  By Out-crowd MANY PALANG PRACHARATH MPs are quietly looking to desert for other parties following last month’s surprise exodus of MP Thammanat Prompow and 20 fellow lawmakers. Those politicians would undoubtedly cringe at the probability of being defeated in the next general election if they continued to stay with the disintegrated party and were […]

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Analysis: Southern by-election spiced up with Move Forward underdogs

  By Out-Crowd THOUGH MOVE FORWARD PARTY’S men running for the first time for MP in Sunday’s by-election in Chumphorn and Songkhla are virtually viewed by southern constituents as underdog contenders with very slim chances of winning, they have been considerably spicing up the mini-races to parliament. The opposition party’s rank and file undoubtedly anticipate […]

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Analysis: 2 opposition candidates bound to steal each other’s votes in Bangkok’s by-election

  By Out-Crowd CANDIDATES OF THREE MAJOR parties are vying in a by-election for MP in Laksi/Chatuchak constituency of Bangkok which might probably lead to sweeping victories in many other constituencies for a certain party in the next general election. Though Palang Pracharath Party appears as yet undecided as to whether Saranrat Techajirasin, the spouse […]

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Pheu Thai Party’s strategy of ‘trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em’ just won’t work 

By Out-Crowd GIVEN THEIR REPEATED STRATEGY OF ”trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em”, Pheu Thai Party will likely lose many MP seats to Move Forward Party though the former might probably win more MP seats than Palang Pracharath Party in the next election nationwide. As long as Pheu Thai Party, with […]

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Commentary: Running in the family

  By Out-Crowd SEVERAL PROMINENT PARTIES have already pitted certain persons, mostly being their respective top leaders, as candidate for head of a post-election government though nobody could yet rest assured as to how soon the race to parliament may take place. Strange but true, only one major party, namely the Pheu Thai Party, remains […]

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Analysis: Palang Pracharath Party’s new secretary general coming in from outside

By Out-Crowd THE POST OF SECRETARY GENERAL of the Palang Pracharath Party, the largest coalition partner supposedly bound to continually lend solid support for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, might probably be occupied by the likes of an outsider named Chatchai Promlert only if the current one, namely Thammanat Prompow, happened to quit or be deposed […]

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