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  1. The Un-CameronRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Bangkok Post

    ... are struggling to make sense of. His defiant statement came after top politicians including leader of the Democrat Party Abhisit Vejjajiva called on him to follow the example of British PM David Cameron and take responsibility if the ...

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  2. Jatuporn gets warning over Facebook planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Nation

    ... the draft, they should come out to express their views so people get information from both sides,'' he said. Democrat Party deputy leader Ongart Klampaiboon said he believed Suthep did not break the law when he took to Facebook to give reasons why ...

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  3. Photos by Patipat Janthong and EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Bangkok Post

    Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has praised British Prime Minister David Cameron's graciousness in defeat, which the Pheu Thai Party said should be an example to the military government if the draft constitution fails at the Aug 7 referendum. Mr Abhisit, a close friend of former London mayor Boris Johnson who was instrumental in the Leave campaign and a potential replacement for Mr Cameron, pointed to the UK poll and said Thai voters should not be forced to take sides on Aug 7. He said the government must make it clear it does not favour either supporters or opponents of the draft charter.

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  4. New Sa Kaeo checkpoint to take shape next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Bangkok Post

    Construction of the planned border checkpoint near Rong Kluea market in Aranyaprathet district is likely to begin next year, a leading member of the Sa Kaeo provincial trade body said on Wednesday. The new checkpoint at Nong Ian village in tambon Tha Kham, about 10km south of Rong Kluea market, will facilitate cross-border trade and ease congestion at the border market, said Pramuan Khiewkham, secretary-general of the Sa Kaeo Chamber of Commerce.

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  5. Yingluck wows fans but remains divisive figureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Nation

    ... military government would like Yingluck to go away and the Thaksin era to be extinguished." The opposite Democrat Party remains weak and the junta still struggles for legitimacy after two years in power, he said. "So Thailand really is in this ...

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  6. Former Thai PM Yingluck wows fans but remains divisive figureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Reuters

    ... military government would like Yingluck to go away and the Thaksin era to be extinguished." The opposite Democrat Party remains weak and the junta still struggles for legitimacy after two years in power, he said. "So Thailand really is in this ...

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  7. It's about time: Dear US voters, please vote for HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Nation

    ... that blot on America's reputation about the disparity in female political representation. Besides, if the Democrat Party nominates her (after all these years), high-ranking politicos must be appreciating her as the real deal. I well remember her ...

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  8. Korn: Engine is misfiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | Bangkok Post

    Thailand's economic development model is not sustainable due to the nature of the country's economic engine, says a former finance minister. Despite how the Thai economic archetype is diversified into several sectors, the existing model has started to become obsolete as reflected through stagnant agricultural development, low human resource productivity and lower foreign direct investment inflows, which are being diverted into other Asean countries, Korn Chatikavanij, policy unit chairman of the Democrat Party, told the He said the low unemployment rate does not reflect the fact that many working-age individuals are engaged in low-productivity professions such as motorcycle taxi driving and security.

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  9. Prayut stands firm on ban on political activityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Nation

    ... might take advantage of the world stage to talk about Thailand's democracy and the political situation. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has urged the government to allow political parties to resume their activities. "We have many things to ...

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  10. Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | USA Today

    The country remains under the rule of a military junta led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha with the prospect of an election at least another year away. Promised elections remain distant 2 years after Thai military coup The country remains under the rule of a military junta led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha with the prospect of an election at least another year away.

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  11. Referendum 'key' to better EU relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... Parliament (MEP) led by Mr Langen are on a visit to Bangkok, where they have met the Foreign Ministry, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, and former prime minster Yingluck Shinawatra. The delegation invited Ms Yingluck to visit them last year, ...

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  12. Thailand: PM, right-wingers slam U.S. envoy's comments on human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Asian Correspondent

    PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and right-wing politicians in Thailand have launched blistering attacks at U.S. ambassador Glen T. Davies' comments on the country's human rights record. On May 12, after a meeting with Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai, the U.S. ambassador read a statement at a press conference addressing recent arrests connected to social media posts.

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  13. Deadly shortcutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Death to rapists, killers and other high-profile criminals. Go home American ambassador.

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  14. US envoy erred, says PrayutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... demanded that the government declare the ambassador personna non grata and boot him out of the country. Democrat Party deputy spokesperson Mallika "Molly" Boonmeetradkool Mahasook posted an image of Ambassador Davies superimposed with "Get Out" (in ...

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  15. Looming Vote on Basic Law Worries Thai EconomistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... are worried over an erosion of democracy in the country if the military backed constitution takes effect. - Democrat Party member and former foreign minister Kasit Piromya calls the draft charter "ill-liberal" and a setback to the democratic process ...

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  16. How Anand became the prime minister after 1992 bloodshedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Nation

    ... Party, headed by Chavalit, was only the second-largest opposition party. Why not give the post to then Democrat Party leader Chuan Leekpai, the largest Opposition party? However, Chuan refused to lead a minority government, citing such a government ...

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  17. Sukhumbhand case is a new test of Thai reformRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Nation

    ... practice in some countries, in which a man in his position would immediately resign. But his ties to the Democrat Party have frayed - some would say they're all but severed. His predecessor as governor, Apirak Kosayodhin , was a senior member of the ...

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  18. Monopoly moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    No good party should be spoiled. As Leicester City's well-earned triumph is being celebrated and admired, accompanied by endless elation and intrigue, the anatomy of this previously unheralded, unsung and unlikely championship team that has just conquered the coveted Premier League title will be talked about long into posterity.

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  19. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    ... his suspicions regarding the deal when it was signed in 2006, public attention soon waned. At the time, the Democrat Party claimed the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which had been an adviser to the AoT, opposed the building of ...

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  20. Tough restrictions in Thailand ahead of Aug vote on draft constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Criticism of Thailand's military government has landed scores of activists and former politicians in detention over the past two years, attracting frequent condemnation from rights groups and UN agencies. BANGKOK: Thailand's Election Commission filed charges against an unnamed organisation based in Khon Kaen on Wednesday making it the first formal charge brought under the country's tough new referendum law.

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