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Friday | The Nation

Red shirt leaders thank court

United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship chairman Jatuporn Promphan thanked the Criminal Court for not revoking his and UDD secretary-general Nuttawut Saikuar's bail.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News, Southeast Asia

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangkok Post

Reforming the Democrat Party

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva walks past the party emblem along with advocate of party reform Alongkorn Ponlaboot, whose proposals fell flat with party executives.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

All eyes on CAPO meeting with top ministry officials

THE SPOTLIGHT will be on this afternoon's meeting between the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order and permanent secretaries, as the stance of the top officials might reflect Thai political future in the event that the caretaker cabinet is removed from office.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

'Up to you'

The Election Commission on Monday dismissed conditions set by the Democrat Party that it broadcast a meeting between political parties on a new poll date.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Nation

BoI development positive, amid political risks

Recent news that the caretaker government is about to appoint a new Board of Investment after getting the green light from the Council of State and the Election Commission should be considered quite positive for the market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Bangkok Post

Dems will only run if election is fair,...

The Democrat Party will join a general election if it is fair and candidates from parties other than Pheu Thai can campaign for votes unhindered, the party's secretary-general affirmed yesterday.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Sexism in Thailand and the campaign against Yingluck Shinawatra

It's been an ugly few months in Thailand when it comes to the political situation in this country.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, US Politics, John McCain, US News

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Bloomberg

Thai Election Agency Says Senate Vote Peaceful Amid Low Turnout

Thai voters went to the polls yesterday to select half of the nation's Senate, without facing opposition from protesters who derailed a general election on Feb. 2 and have vowed to disrupt any future vote.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Canada

The Nation

Nuttawut challenges Suthep, Abhisit to live televised debate

SHIRT leader Nuttawut Saikuar yesterday challenged Suthep Thaugsuban, secretary-general of the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee, and Abhisit Vejjajiva, leader of Democrat Party, to a political debate on live Nuttawut, secretary-general of the United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship , said he would be joined by UDD ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Former Dem MP shot, wounded

Yukol Chanawatpanya, a former Democrat Party MP for Chanthaburi's Constituency 2, was shot and wounded in Khao Khitchakut district of Chanthaburi on Sunday, according to Thai Rath Online.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

PDRC march begins

Anti-government protesters, led by People's Democratic Reform Committee secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban, started marching from Lumpini Park, the PDRC's main protest site, to the Royal Plaza on Saturday morning, reports said.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Democrats huddle

The Democrat Party is expected to decide whether it will contest the new election at its annual general assembly Friday.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Who is backing Suthep and what do they want?

Yet another terribly damaging crisis is looming. The Yellow bloc will do its best to once again incitemayhem in Bangkok in coming days and weeks.

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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

Ruling increases downside risks

Moody's Investors Service has warned the ruling by the Constitution Court nullifying the Feb 2 general election and its call for a new poll is credit-negative for Thailand, as political turbulence could spill over into the second half and increase downside risks to growth.

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Bangkok Post

Surapong: EC wasted B3.8bn on polls

Speaking on arriving for work at the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order at the Narcotics Suppression Bureau headquarters, Mr Surapong said the EC should not try to put the blame on the government, which, he said, had fully supported the election.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

The government is crippled, and we're stuck with it

It has been more than three months since we have had a functional government. The bad news is, this dysfunctional government will be with us for at least the next three months until a new election is held - that is if it can limp along without having an "accident" which will put an end to it.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Bangkok Post

Democrats to meet on Mar 28-29

The Democrat Party will hold a meeting on Friday and Saturday and is still undecided about whether to contest a new election which has yet to be fixed after the Feb 2 election was nullified, deputy party leader Ong-art Klampaiboon said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Constitutional Court rules Thai election invalid

Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled Friday that a general election held in February was invalid, but the country's political crisis appeared again to be complicating arrangements for a new vote.

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Asbury Park Press

Constitutional Court rules Thai election invalid

A Thai anti-government protester rests on a bench at Lumpini park in downtown in Bangkok on March 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Court expected to rule today whether to void the February 2 election

The Constitution Court will rule today on a complaint filed by Kittipong Kamolthammawong, a law lecturer at Thammasat University, who claimed the Feb 2 election was unconstitutional.

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