Thailand’s Ruling Palang Pracharath Party Wins By-Election For Southern MP

BANGKOK, Mar 8 (NNN-TNA) – Thailand’s ruling Palang Pracharath Party, won yesterday’s by-election for a member of parliament (MP), in a southern constituency, defeating its coalition partner the Democrat Party. According to preliminary results of the by-election, in Constituency 3 of Nakhon Si Thammarat province, the Palang Pracharath Party won the by-election with 35,230 votes […]

Palang Pracharat defeats Democrat in Nakhon Si Thammarat by-election

Former Democrat MP for Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thepthai Senpong, conceded the defeat of his younger brother, Pongsin, today (Monday), to Palang Pracharat candidate, Aryasith Srisuwan, in Sunday’s by-election in Constituency 3 of the southern province. Unofficial vote counts late Sunday night showed Pongsin with 44,620 votes against Aryasith’s 48,720. Thepthai was stripped of his parliamentary […]

Opposition targets PM and six ministers for probes by NACC and Constitutional Court

The opposition will ask Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) and the Constitutional Court to investigate the conduct of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-cha and six cabinet ministers, in the aftermath of the recent censure debate. Pheu Thai Party Secretary-General Prasert Chanthornruangthong told the media today (Monday) that the opposition’s legal team has been drafting petitions to […]

Thais urged to reduce sugar consumption

WHO Representative to Thailand, Dr. Daniel Kertesz, said that consuming drinks with a high sugar content contributes to obesity, diabetes and other diseases. He also thinks that the increase in the sugar tax will encourage people to reduce the consumption of unhealthy food items, including sugary drinks. In the past 4 years, the Thai government […]