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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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Prayut returns to power with Constitutional Court support

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha was today (Sept. 30) judged by the Constitutional Court to have not as yet completed his eight-year tenure, thus being legally allowed to come back as head of government again after a five-week suspension. The Constitutional Court voted 6:3 to endorse Prayut’s comeback to power and […]

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Prayut verdict: Constitution Court imposes strict control till Oct. 3 morning

  THE Constitutional Court tightened security at the building in Government Complex where it is located from 7 p.m. last night (Sept. 29) till 6 a.m. Monday morning (Oct. 3) as it is due to give its verdict on suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure from 3 p.m. today, Amarin TV said. Mr. Worawit […]

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Prawit dismisses fears of pro-Prayut vs anti-Prayut protesters clashing

By Thai Newsroom Reporters CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 29) dismissed fears that one group of street demonstrators might possibly clash head-on with another over a court-suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha outside Government House or elsewhere tomorrow. The caretaker premier who concurrently heads the ruling Palang Pracharath Party referred to the group of […]

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Prayut says he will respect the Constitutional Court’s ruling

  SUSPENDED Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said this afternoon (Sept. 14) that he has confidence in the justice system and affirmed he will respect the Constitutional Court’s ruling on his eight-year tenure regardless of the outcome, Matichon newspaper said. Earlier today the Constitutional Court said it will give its verdict on a petition signed by […]

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Urgent! Court to give verdict on Prayut’s 8-year tenure on Sept. 30

  THE Constitutional Court announced after a meeting this morning (Sept. 14) that it will deliver its verdict on suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure at 3 p.m. on Friday September 30, 2022, Matichon newspaper said at noon today. The court considered a petition signed by 171 opposition MPs which Parliament President Chuan Leekpai […]

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Urgent! Constitutional Court holding special meeting on Thursday to consider Prayut case

THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court has convened a special meeting on Thursday, September 8, to consider the case on eight-year tenure of suspended Prime Minister-cum-Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha after receiving clarification from three witnesses, Naewna newspaper said. This meeting had not been scheduled beforehand with the court having only set a meeting on September 14 to consider […]

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Prayut fails to show up at ministry, joins meeting via video conference

  WITH the Constitutional Court having ordered Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to stop performing premiership duties until its ruling on his eight-year rule is delivered, he still remains the defence minister and was expected to preside over a meeting there this afternoon (August 25) but did not show up opting to do so via video […]

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