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Flash mob protest against Prayut on Skytrain

  A FLASH MOB demonstration against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha took place on the BTS Skytrain this afternoon (Oct. 9) with the protesters dressed in black and some wearing black sunglasses intermittently travelling through five stations, getting off at each one of them then catching the next train, and doing the same on their return […]

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Ratsadorn group urges Prayut to dissolve House as soon as possible

By Thai Newsroom Reporters RATSADORN GROUP of pro-democracy activists today (Oct. 6) called for the dissolution of the House of Representatives as soon as possible to return power to the people by way of a general election. Ratsadorn group leader Patsaravalee Tanakitvibulpon announced that the people in all sectors of society would prefer to see […]

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Thammanat won’t return to Prawit’s camp as long as Prayut remains in power

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAI ECONOMIC PARTY leader Thammanat Prompao will definitely not return alongside 15 MPs under his command to the ruling Palang Pracharath Party as long as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha remains in power, confirmed a Thai Economic MP today (Oct. 6). Thammanat, who was deposed from the Prayut cabinet following last […]

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Prayut unlikely to be named post-election PM: Academic

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha would no longer be named head of a post-election government with about three quarters of a year for him to prolong his rule from now, according to a prominent academic. Thammasat University law lecturer Prinya Thaewanarumitkul forecast today (Oct. 4) Prayut would find no major party to […]

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Anti-Prayut protesters mourn the country’s future 

  FOUR ACTIVIST groups joined together in holding a demonstration at the Victory Monument this afternoon (Oct. 1) to demand that the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha quit with participants dressed in black to mourn the country’s future, Matichon newspaper said this evening. This protest was mounted after the Constitutional Court ruled that Gen. Prayut’s eight-year […]

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Prawit to be named in lieu of Prayut as Palang Pracharath’s PM candidate 

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan will likely be named partisan candidate for head of government in the next general election, a coalition MP confirmed today (Oct. 1). Pracharath MP Veerakorn Kumprakop said Prawit will likely be named one of a trio of Palang Pracharath candidates for head […]

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Police gear up for rallies, tell protesters they aren’t their enemy

  NEW National police chief Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittiprapas said in preparing to handle demonstrations taking place today (Oct. 1) those joining them are urged to not see policemen as their enemy because it is their duty to maintain law and order and if the protesters stick to the legal boundary there would not be […]

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Crisis of confidence in Constitutional Court looms: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN the Constitutional Court’s performances might probably be brewing among all sectors of society following today’s (Sept. 30) court ruling in support of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s prolonged rule, according to a noted academic. Chulalongkorn University’s law lecturer Pornsan Liangboonlertchai remarked that the contentious court ruling […]

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Lawyer: 3 retired generals win but the country loses

  A LAWYER from the activist group Khana Lom Ruam Prachachon (Group for the Melting of the People Together) said  at a rally in front of Central World department store this evening (Sept. 30) said he does not accept the Constitutional Court’s ruling that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure has not ended, Thai Rath […]

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Doubts cast over righteousness of Constitutional Court’s ruling on Prayut

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PHEU THAI Party cast doubts over the righteousness of the Constitutional Court’s ruling delivered today (Sept. 30) in support of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s prolonged rule. The largest opposition party issued a statement to cast doubts over the righteousness of the Constitutional Court’s ruling with respect to relevant sections of […]

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