Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners enters long-term partnership in India to develop 1.8GW of renewable energy projects

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), on behalf of its New Markets Fund I (CI NMF I), today announced a partnership with Indian developer Viviid Renewables to develop more than 1.8GW of greenfield renewable energy projects in India. COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has entered into a framework agreement through its […]

Two Thai hunger strikers return to hospital

Hunger strikers Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphongwere rushed from the Supreme Court back to Thammasat University Hospital this evening (Friday), after their conditions deteriorated to a critical level, according to Krisadang Nutcharat, a lawyer at Thai Lawyers for Human Rights. He said that the two young protesters initially refused to be taken back to the […]

Charter Court rules non-Thais be excluded in calculation of constituency MPs

The Election Commission is redrawing election constituency maps in eight provinces after the Constitutional Court ruled that non-Thai citizens must be excluded from the Thai population when calculating the number of constituency MPs for each respective province. The Court resolved unanimously today (Friday) that the word “citizens” does not include people who do not have […]

Political prospects may get harder to read

Prawit Wongsuwan, Jatuporn Prompan and the unbendable Move Forward Party have all expressed sound reasons lately when it comes to the future course of Thai politics. The greatest influencer, though, is not what they think, but how many seats each of Thailand’s political parties gets in the next general election. In other words, the trio have made great points, but the reality of […]

Tycoon Srettha says he only wants the PM post

Real estate tycoon Srettha Thavisin made clear today (Friday) that he will not accept any ministerial portfolio other than that of prime minister if the Pheu Thai Party becomes the core party in a new government coalition after the election. Srettha, who was recently appointed chief advisor to Paetongtarn Shinawatra, head of the “Pheu Thai […]

Thailand’s transport minister Saksayam ordered to cease performing his duty

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has been ordered by the Constitutional Court to cease performing his duty, effective today (Friday), after the court accepted a complaint from 54 opposition MPs, alleging that the minister is the owner of Buri Charoen Construction Limited Partnership. According to Section 187 of the Constitution, a minister cannot hold a stake […]