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PBIC Thammasat and Matichon Will Host a Symposium on APEC, Thailand, Its Challenges and...

Matichon, the sister daily of Khaosod English, will host an academic symposium on Tuesday Nov 15 on the topic, "APEC-Thailand 2022: Challenges and Achievement"...

Just 2-point difference, Opposition Party failed, House of Representatives voted against Progressive Liquor Bill

House of Representatives meeting on Nov 2, 2022, voted against Move Forward Party’s Progressive Liquor Bill twice, first by 177:174 votes and then by...

NACC indicates ‘Ae-Chonsawat’ corrupted Samut Prakan temple money worth more than 100 million baht.

NACC indicates Ae Chonsawat corrupted Samut Prakan temple money worth more than 100 million baht, pointing to both discipline and criminal penalties, life sentence. On...
FILE - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reacts after a no-confidence vote against him was defeated at Parliament, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP File

Constitutional Court Rules Prayut Can Stay, Did Not Exceed Term Limit

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled Friday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha can remain in his job and did not violate a constitutional provision limiting him to eight years in office.
FILE - Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends a no-confidence debate at the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand, on July 19, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP File

Constitutional Court Orders Prayut Suspended From Duties

BANGKOK (AP) — The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha must suspend his active duties while the court decides whether he has overstayed his legal term in office.
PM Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House on August 23, 2022.

Constitutional Court Asked To Rule If Prayut Must Step Down

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Monday received a petition from opposition lawmakers seeking a ruling on whether Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has reached the legal limit on how long he can remain in office.
Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Lawmakers Begin No-confidence Debate Against Prayut

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai lawmakers began debate Tuesday on the fourth and final no-confidence vote targeting Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government before its four-year term ends next year.
FILE - Pro-democracy activists flash a three-fingered symbol or resistance during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 24, 2021. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP File

Researchers Say Thai Pro-democracy Activists Hit by Spyware

BANGKOK (AP) — Cybersecurity researchers say that Thai activists involved in the country’s pro-democracy protests had their cell phones or other devices infected and attacked with government-sponsored spyware.
Chadchart Sittipunt celebrates after an unofficial vote count showed him winning the Bangkok gubernatorial election on May 22, 2022.

Bangkok Governor’s Election Handily Won by Opposition Figure

BANGKOK (AP) — Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok, in their first opportunity in nine years to vote for their city’s governor, have elected an independent politician seen as representing opponents of the country’s military-backed government, results released early Monday showed.
Civil rights lawyer and activist Arnon Nampa at an anti-government rally on Aug. 10, 2020.

Arnon: Monarchy Reform Movement Still on Track Despite No Street Protests

BANGKOK — Co-leader of the monarchy reform movement Arnon Nampa is out on bail for the second time. He faces multiple lese majeste charges, around thirty lese majeste cases, so many that Arnon said he does not know the exact number. That could see him return to prison for a very long time if found guilty.

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