Tuesday May 14
PM's aide Suranand denies media interference
Suranand Vejjajiva, secretary-general to the prime minister, has denied an accusation that he tried to stop an American daily newspaper from interviewing Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sudarat won't contest by-election
Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, a core member of the Pheu Thai Party, says she will not run for election in the June 16 by-election in Bangkok's Constituency 12.
Sun May 12, 2013
Dozen people shot at New Orleans parade:...
A dozen people are believed to have been shot at a parade in the southern US city of New Orleans, police said Sunday.
Democrats to discuss reforms
The opposition Democrat Party's executive board meets today to discuss reforming the 67-year-old political institution amidst calls for change from both within and outside.
Sat May 11, 2013
Karun, Tankhun confront
A video clip of former Pheu Thai MP Karun Hosakul exchanging heated words his rival Tankhun Jitt-itsara of the oppposition Democrat Party has gone viral.
Fri May 10, 2013
Security cameras destroyed in Yala
Suspected insurgents set fire to three closed circuit television cameras in Yala's Raman district early Saturday morning, police said.
Gold prices unchanged
The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 20,056.68 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 20,350 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.
Noppadon blasts Democrat letter 'untruths'
Mr Noppadon yesterday released a statement in response to the Democrats' May 7 open letter, sent to the governments of several countries, including that of Mongolia, the host of the Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies.
PM's aide 'blocked' Abhisit interview - Democrat
Democrat Party spokesperson Chavanond Intarakomalyasut said he had evidence to prove that the government - through PM Yingluck Shinawatra's aide Suranand Vejjajiva - had tried to stop USA Today from interviewing opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva.
Thu May 09, 2013
Big seizure of contraband cigarettes
The contraband was found on the P. Adisak , a vessel with dual Thai-Malaysian nationality, off Koh Sam in the Andaman Sea, in Muang district, Excise Department chief Somchai Poolsavadi said on Thursday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Jatuporn loses Democrat lawsuit
The Criminal Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by red shirt core leader Jatuporn Prompan against Democrat Party MP Thepthai Senpong for defamation.
Mon May 06, 2013
'I've got your back'
The Democrat Party slammed Information and Communication Technology Minister Anudith Nakornthap on Monday for his threat to silence websites that allow criticism of the prime minister.
Sun May 05, 2013
Dems to sue Surapong for 'non-elected...
The Democrat Party will file a defamation lawsuit against Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul for calling the previous Democrat-led administration a "non-elected government". Democrat spokesman Chavanond Intarakomalyasut said yesterday Mr Surapong lied and cast a slur on the party when he said the international ... (more)
Wed May 01, 2013
Deposed Thai PM Thaksin expresses wish to return home without seeking any position
Thai deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra expressed a strong wish to return to his home country in a meeting via Skype with the ruling Pheu Thai Party on Tuesday, government sources said.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
NSC: BRN demands affect peace talks
Lt Gen Paradorn Pattanatabut said Thai negotiators would have no objection if BRN representatives wanted to raise the demands at the talks.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Situation within Democrat Party far from normal
A question as tough as the one asking how Thailand can solve its political crisis has to do with the Democrat Party's future.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
PT: Thaksin not behind pressure on judges
If the fugitive former premier really was behind the attempt to oust the judges, thousands of red shirts would be rallying at the court, not the 100 to 200 seen last week, Pheu Thai deputy leader Anusorn Iamsa-ard said on Saturday.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Charter change conflict getting dangerous
You do not have to be a political guru to discern that the move to amend the Constitution will lead to severe conflicts and possible violence because the supporters and detractors will not budge from their trenches.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Abhisit slams Thai government on amnesty move
Thailand's opposition leader has warned that the government-sponsored Amnesty Bill will lead the country backwards and result in political confrontation.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Temple land fight shifts to WHC
The opposition is urging the government to make clear its objection to Cambodia's Preah Vihear management plan at the next World Heritage Committee meeting.