Yesterday in the Bangkok Post: BP is unsure of the exact source of the above quote, but it is likely based on the Facebook post made by Nipit on July 26 entitled “Ideals and reality” (อุดมคติ กับ ความจริง) where he stated that: -Today, I attended a religious event [in my local area] and after that I...
Below are details from the 2006 election, 2007 referendum, 2007 election, and 2011 election: NOTE: From a mixture of Wikipedia (2006 election and 2007 referendum) and old posts (2007 election and 2011 election). For Thai Rak Thai/PPP/Puea Thai, have listed the party-list vote numbers. Below is the percentage of the party-list vote that Puea Thai received for the...
There have been a whirlwind of stories over the past few days quoting people on whether the Thai parliament will delay the third reading on the constitutional amendments after the Constitution Court accepted a petition to look into the constitutionality of the amendments. A few days, the Bangkok Post: Parliament President Somsak Kiatsuranont has decided...
The Nation in an article with the headline “Prem accord leaves the red shirts simmering” Although Wichian Khaokham emerged as the election candidate for president of the Udon Thani Provincial Administration Organisation, conflicts between factions in the ruling Pheu Thai Party and red-shirt groups are still far from over. The dispute in the Udon Thani...
As a follow up to last week’s post, there were a few more elections over the weekend. The Bangkok Post: The wife of former House speaker Yongyuth Tiyaphairat was clearly ahead last night to win the election for Chiang Rai provincial administration organisation (PAO) chairman. With 97% of votes counted, Salakjit Tiyaphairat, who ran with...
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