No end in sight as both sides refuse to shift their stance

Thai politics has arrived at a dead end as neither side shows any sign of stepping away from the tug-of-war they have been playing for nearly five months. Analysts say the dispute between the powers-that-be and the anti-establishment movement will be prolonged, with no reconciliation in sight. Some don’t rule out the possibility of a […]

Protesters claim symbolic win for “taking back” the 11th Infantry Regiment from the Monarchy

  Anti-establishment protest leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak claimed a symbolic victory for the people, saying they had taken back the 11th Infantry Regiment of the Royal Guards from the Monarchy and renamed it the 11th Infantry Regiment “of the People’s Guards”. He later read a statement, in front of the protesters, police and soldiers, saying […]

Thai government chief whip faces indictment over futsal courts graft

A joint working group, of the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) and the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), has agreed to indict government chief whip Wirat Rattanaseth on corruption charges, related to the construction of several futsal courts in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The joint panel was formed after the NACC concluded its probe […]

Verdict on Prayut’s Army residence may be a ‘fire exit’ for govt to escape ongoing conflict

The country is counting down to December 2, when the Constitutional Court is scheduled to rule if Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha should lose his post for violating the charter. Just days before Wednesday’s verdict, observers remain divided as to whether the court will send Prayut packing – in the same way as it has […]

PM presides over the launch of the Bangkok’s first electric boat service

Bangkok’s canal commuters will be treated to six-months of free rides on the city’s new electric boat service along Khlong Padung Krung Kasem. The service was officially launched today by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). The launch ceremony, which took place this morning at the Hua Lamphong pier, was presided over by Prime Minister Prayut […]

MOL Joins Gov Cloud 2020 Seminar on “The Future of Digital Government”

On November 26, 2020, at 09.00 hours, Permanent Secretary of Labour Mr. Suthi Sukosol assigned Deputy Permanent Secretary of Labour Ms. Aumpun Thuvavit to attend the Gov Cloud 2020 seminar on “The Future of Digital Government,” which took place at the Grand Diamond Ballroom, IMPACT Forum, Muang Thong Thani. The event was organized by the Ministry of Digital Economy […]