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Most Isaan people prefer Thaksin’s daughter as PM: NIDA Poll

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOST ISAAN PEOPLE have been found to prefer Paetongtarn “Oong-ing” Shinawatra, daughter of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, as head of a post-election government, according to an opinion poll. The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) poll, conducted earlier this month among a total of 2,000 people in 20 northeastern […]

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De facto Bhumjaithai boss vows to send Anutin running for PM

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters DE FACTO BHUMJAITHAI boss Newin Chidchob today (Oct. 4) pledged to send Deputy Prime Minister-cum-Public Health Minister-cum-Bhumjaithai party leader Anutin Charnvirakul contesting for prime minister in the next general election. During the 64th birthday celebrations held at Chang Arena in his home province of Buriram, the de facto Bhumjaithai boss […]

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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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Call to stop partisan cabinet members from handing out taxpayers’ money

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER ELECTION commissioner Sodsri Satayatham yesterday (Oct. 1) suggested the polling agency enforce all current cabinet members to quit as members of a party in order to hand out the taxpayer’s money to people in times of an electoral campaign. Sodsri advised that all partisan cabinet members be legally prohibited […]

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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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MP sarcastically blasts Election Commission’s curbs amid flood woes

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THAI ECONOMIC PARTY secretary-general Pai Lick has responded to the Election Commission’s contentious regulations to keep MPs from handing out money or items for free to anyone in trouble anywhere with a rare touch of sarcasm. Pai, an MP of Kampangpet, today (Sept. 29) posted on his Facebook page his sarcastic […]

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Petchaboon provincial head faces election ban over latest Prawit billboard 

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE HEAD OF A PROVINCIAL administration endorsed by caretaker Prime Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan in his planned contest for MP might probably be banned from running due to the way in which he has advertised himself. Former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn posted on his Facebook page to allege that […]

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Gigantic roadside signs featuring Prawit, his party’s logo yet to be removed: Chonlanan

By Thai Newsroom Reporters IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN whether colossal vote-wooing signs spotted along the road in some provinces ostensibly featuring caretaker Prime Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath party leader Prawit Wongsuwan will ever be removed at any time from now, commented Pheu Thai party leader Chonlanan Srikaew today (Sept. 24). Under the laws pertaining to a […]

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Most Gen-Zers prefer Chadchart as post-election PM: Rangsit poll

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOST GEN-Z PEOPLE have been found to prefer Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt become prime minister after the next general election. According to an opinion poll conducted by Rangsit University political scientist Thamrongsak Petlert-anand among a total of 707 Gen-Z respondents between Sept. 7 and Sept. 16, 43.1% prefers Chadchart who […]

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Cabinet members warned giving cash could land them in hot water

By Thai Newsroom Reporters ALL MEMBERS OF CABINET have been cautioned to not hand out cash for free to anyone otherwise they might probably face vote-buying charges. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam today (Sept. 22) warned all ministers to refrain from giving money to anyone during their official visits anywhere as of upcoming Sunday until […]

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