The legal challenges against the caretaker government of interim-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra are mounting as the campaign to chase her and the ruling Pheu Thai Party out of office gathers steam....
The Constitutional Court’s ruling to annul the February 2 elections Friday rewards those that attempted to stop the polls from taking place and marks a dangerous development in the ongoing political crisis – something that we have witnessed before. 16.57 สนนท ใช้สีสเปย์พ่นใส่ผ้าดำคำว่า ” 20ล้าน + 3 < 6 RIP แสดงถึงสัญาลักษณ์คัดค้านศาลรัฐธรรมนูญ pic.twitter.com/13l8YGRM6P — Note DN (@NoteBUJR)...
Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will charge 308 lawmakers, most from interim Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s Pheu Thai Party, for proposed amendments to the country’s constitution adding more uncertainty over its candidates for the upcoming federal election on February 2. The proposed changes would have changed the Senate into a fully-elected chamber with 200 members, whereas...
Welcome to the Siam Voices 2013 year in review series, where we look back at the most important and interesting headlines, issues and stories that happened in Thailand this past year. Today we start with the political 2013, which looked very different when it started compared to the chaos on the street we have now...
UPDATE (Nov 20, 14.30h): The Constitutional Court ruled that the charter amendments to be unlawful, but did not disband the ruling Pheu Thai Party and their coalition partners. The judges took offense at the many irregularities during the parliamentary process (such as MPs using their absent colleagues voter ID cards to vote on their behalf) and...
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