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Thai Rath predicts Puea Thai will win more than 250 seats

By Fri, Jul 01, 2011 9:00AM UTC Comments Off

Thai Rath‘s political news team have an article with their predictions on who will win the election. Below is a summary: For the 67 constituencies in the 16 provinces in the North, Puea Thai will win 43 constituencies (ประเดิมที่ ภาคเหนือ 16 จังหวัด มีเก้าอี้ให้แย่งชิงกัน 67 ที่นั่ง เพื่อไทยยังครองความเป็นเจ้าสังเวียน กวาดไป 43 เขต). In the Upper North where the reds are...

The Nation’s election predictions

By Fri, Jun 24, 2011 12:55AM UTC Comments Off The Nation’s election predictions

The Nation has posted its election predictions and BP has created this chart – see also June 23s Kom Chad Luek p2 (although their chart says Bhum Jai Thai is 55-67!) BP: As you will see The Nation, as the article also states, says that the big two parties will win 380 seats and the small...

Tongue-Thai’ed! Part VI: Wifebeating campaign poster edition?!

By Thu, Jun 02, 2011 9:30AM UTC 12 Comments Tongue-Thai’ed! Part VI: Wifebeating campaign poster edition?!

By Saksith Saiyasombut “Tongue-Thai’ed!” encapsulates the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures – in short: everything we hear that makes us go “Huh?!”. Check out all past entries here. The campaign season offers many curious incidents and sightings that only appear during the run-up to the elections,...

The heiress, the athletes and the pimp… Thailand’s celebrity candidates

By Fri, May 13, 2011 10:00AM UTC Comments Off Chuwit Kamolvisit, center, a one-time sex tycoon and a candidate in the upcoming Thai elections. Pic: AP.

By Saksith Saiyasombut Ever since prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has announced the dissolution of parliament, thus paving the way for new federal elections on July 3, all political parties (and other groups) are now in full campaign mode giving all their best intentions to win over voters. While the Puea Thai Party, the biggest opposition...