Opposition to take legal action against PM, commerce and education ministers

Thailand’s opposition parties have decided to file criminal litigation and ethical misconduct charges against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanavisit and Education Minister Nuttapol Teepsuwan, opposition leader Sompong Amornvivat announced Monday. Meanwhile, Pheu Thai Secretary-General Prasert Chanthornruangthong said that the prime minister will face charges of malfeasance in office […]

Ratsadon protesters denounce unfair Thai police promotion system

In a shift from their usual set of demands, Ratsadon protesters today focused on the corruption-plagued police promotion system, which was raised during last week’s censure debate by the opposition Kao Klai party. Protesters started gathering at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok at about 5pm. They remained there for about an hour, during which speakers, mostly […]

Labour Minister Assigns Assistant to Commence “Supervisory and Management Level Safety Officers” Course

On February 22, 2021, at 09.00 hours, Labour Minister Mr. Suchart Chomklin assigned Assistant to the Labour Minister Mr. Surachai Chaitrakulthong presided over the opening ceremony of the training course on “Supervisory and Management Level Safety Officers” in a project and gift from the Ministry of Labour called “love from the heart for Thai workers to be happy and […]

Govt will survive no-confidence debate, but at what cost?

With their clear majority in the House, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and the nine other targeted ministers are expected to sail through the second no-confidence debate in the two years his government has been in office. Observers, however, worry about possible unrest amid planned anti-establishment protests on voting day. The vote on the four-day censure […]

Anti-riot police and water cannons at parliament ahead of Ratsadon protest

Six water cannon trucks have been stationed in front of Thailand’s parliament, in addition to hundreds of anti-riot police, to cope with protesters from the anti-establishment Ratsadon group today (Friday). According to the Mob Fest web page, protest organizers are urging their followers to gather at parliament at about 5pm, purportedly to observe the censure […]