EC to probe Future Forward party for alleged violation of Political Party Act

Apparently undaunted by the Constitutional Court’s recent ruling against the dissolution of the Future Forward party, Dr. Natthaporn Toprayoon, who initiated those proceedings, will again ask the court to disband…

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Thanathorn declares Future Forward “to march forward”

Leader of Future Forward Party Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit said this afternoon that the Constitutional Court’s ruling that cleared his party from charges that it attempted to undermine the system of constitutional…

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Amnesty Int. demands Thai government end persecution of Future Forward

Amnesty International has called on the Thai government to cease its persecution and legal intimidation of the Future Forward party. In a statement, issued today ahead of the Constitutional Court…

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Why Future Forward is accused of being anti-monarchy

What you should know about charges against Future Forward Party.  

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Thanathorn predicts more street protests against Prayut

Leader of Future Forward Party Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit predicted this morning that the Prayut government will face more street protests in the coming months as people are increasingly frustrated with what…

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Thanathorn vows to fight for the basic rights of Thailand’s ethnic minorities

The opposition Future Forward party will, next year, press for state recognition of the basic rights of Thailand’s ethnic minorities, which include rights of access to state welfare and ancestral…

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Charter court to rule on Future Forward party “Illuminati case” on January 21st

The Constitutional Court is due to deliver a ruling on the “Illuminati” or sedition case, against the Future Forward party, party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, party secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul and the…

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4 rebel Future Forward MPs; Srinuan Boonlue, Pol Lt-Col Thanapat Kittiwongsa, Charoek Sri-on, and Kavinnart Takee. ©mthai.com

Seripisut says expulsion of 4 rebel MPs a gain for the Government

The expulsion of four rebel MPs from the Future Forward party will only serve to weaken the Opposition in the House of Representatives, while strengthening the Government, because the rebels…

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Future Forward votes to expel four “cobra” MPs

The Future Forward party’s extraordinary assembly has resolved to expel four rebel MPs, known as “cobras”, for their refusal to follow party resolutions. The party voted 250:5 to expel the…

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Thanathorn vows to bring people onto streets after rally in downtown Bangkok

Thousands of supporters of Future Forward Party turned out for an anti-military rally called by its leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit on the Skywalk at Pathumwan Intersection in downtown Bangkok Saturday evening…

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Thailand’s opposition frontman to lead anti-military rally

Bangkok braced Saturday for the first major protest since March elections, a test of anti-government sentiment among younger Thais called to the streets by the kingdom’s most popular political figure….

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Another day of infamy for the EC – Piyabutr

Future Forward party secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has called the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to ask the Constitutional Court to dissolve the Future Forward party “another day of infamy” for this…

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EC to ask charter court to dissolve Future Forward party

The Election Commission (EC) today resolved by a majority to ask the Constitutional Court to dissolve the Future Forward party for receiving a 191.2 million baht loan from party leader…

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Facts about Future Forward’s loan controversy

The Election Commission does not need to present evidence that Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit lent money to his Future Forward Party, as he had admitted to that himself. The case, therefore, features…

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Constitutional Court disqualifies Thanathorn as MP

Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party, has lost his MPs status after the Constitutional Court found him guilty of violating the Constitution by still holding shares in a…

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EC to probe Thanathorn’s 191 million baht loan to Future Forward party

The Election Commission (EC) has unanimously decided to order the Future Forward party to submit documents related to the 191 million baht loan it borrowed from party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit….

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Thanathorn’s Political Future

Thanathorn’s political future will be decided on Nov 20. #ThaiPBSWorld

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Nakhon Pathom poll: Fun math that won’t amuse Thanathorn

The math and stats emerging from Nakhon Pathom don’t look good for Future Forward. They, and what the party has said and done itself, combine to make the by-election loss…

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Voters go to polls in Nakhon Pathom by-election

Voters are going to the polls today (Wednesday) in Nakhon Pathom’s Constituency 5 by-election, in what is billed as a popularity contest between the Government and Opposition. Three candidates are…

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70 Future Forward MPs vote against executive decree

Both Government and Opposition MPs, with the exception of 70 from the Future Forward party, today voted in support of an executive decree to transfer some army troops and funding…

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Future Forward party secures new venue for its political panel discussion

The Future Forward party has secured a new venue for its political panel discussion, to be hosted by party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. The meeting is scheduled to take place on…

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Future Forward refutes party dissolution speculation

The Future Forward party has dismissed widespread speculation, even among opposition MPs, that it is likely to be dissolved by the Constitutional Court over a number of cases pending with…

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Most young Thais favour Future Forward party – Super Poll

Most younger generation Thai people favour the Future Forward party, while older Thais prefer the Palang Pracharat party, especially Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, said Mr. Noppadol Kannikar, director of the…

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Future Forward wants to allow exiled Thais to come home for sake of reconciliation

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has proposed that the government allow exiled Thais living abroad to return home with guarantees that the charges against them will be treated as political…

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Future Forward to push for scrapping of Charter section 279 and junta-appointed Senate

The Future Forward party has vowed to press ahead with its plan to collect more than 100 signatures of fellow MPs to support its motion to amend the Constitution, with…

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Charter Court to probe Future Forward for alleged hostility to constitutional monarchy

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has decided to accept for consideration a petition accusing the Future Forward party, its leader, secretary-general and the executive committee of engaging in activities deemed a threat…

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Future Forward eyes local elections

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Anti-junta activist “Ja New” attacked yet again by unidentified assailants

Well known anti-junta political activist Sirawith Seritiwat, alias Ja New, has been seriously injured after he was again attacked by four unidentified men in front in the Bang Chan area…

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Former Future Forward NGN committee member threatens exposé

Former Future Forward party’s New Gen Network (NGN) committee members have renewed their call for the party to reconsider the firing of the entire committee, while warning that it will…

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Future Forward determined to end junta’s legacy

The Future Forward party has vowed to press ahead with its intention to do away with, what it deems to be, the legacy of the military junta through legislative means,…

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Future Forward party to censure the new government at the first opportunity

The Future Forward party will press for a censure debate against the government to demand military reform, the scrapping of conscription and the revocation of questionable concessions granted to big…

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Majority surveyed doubt Future Forward’s claim of bribe offer – Nida Poll

More than half of the respondents to a Nida Poll, undertaken by the National Institute of Development Administration, do not believe the recent claim by the Future Forward party that…

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Future Forward party claims being offered up to 120m baht for each vote for PM

One day ahead of the vote in parliament to elect a prime minister, the Future Forward party is claiming today that some of its MPs have been offered between 30…

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Future Forward wants screening of candidate qualifications before PM election

The Future Forward party has submitted a motion to the House Speaker demanding that the House of Representatives screen the qualifications of all the prime ministerial candidates before the election…

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Future Forward party to form coalition government in seven days

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul is confident that his party will be able to garner enough support to form a coalition government within seven days, after the party got the…

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Palang Pracharat confident it can form majority coalition 

The Palang Pracharat party is confident it will be able to muster more than 250 MPs to form a majority coalition government after the Election Commission today announced the official…

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Thanathorn produces traffic tickets to prove he was speeding to Bangkok to transfer his media shares

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has produced, via his Facebook page, images of three traffic tickets he received for speeding to prove that he was rushing back to Bangkok,…

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Democrat, Future Forward claim victory in Nakhon Pathom recount

Both the Democrat and Future Forward parties are claiming victory in an vote recount in Nakhon Pathom’s Constituency One. The Future Forward party claimed that its young candidate, Ms. Sawika…

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Thanathorn submits clarification on shareholding to EC

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit today reiterated his denial that he had violated the election law by applying to run in the March-24 general election while still holding shares…

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Piyabutr reports to police to answer charges

Future Forward party secretary-general, Piyabutr Sangkanokkul, reported to the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) police this morning (Wednesday) to acknowledge two charges filed against him by the National Council for…

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Police claim they have sufficient evidence against Thanathorn

Deputy national police chief has claimed that police have sufficient evidence to support the sedition charge filed against Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit. Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul also insisted…

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EU urges speedy declaration of election results

The European Union has expressed hope that Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) will be able to declare the final election result as soon as possible and that any reported irregularities are resolved swiftly and transparently. The EU spokesman…

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The Future Forward Party candidates visit to Kru Whee market on Rama 3 Road in Bangkok.

The Future Forward Party led by its leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit made its presence felt during a recent campaign visit to Kru Whee market on Rama 3 Road in Bangkok. How…

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Palang Pracharat party has Plan B if Gen Prayut turns down its invitation

The pro-Prayut Palang Pracharat party has worked out a Plan B in case Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declines the party’s invitation to become its prime ministerial candidate, said Mr Sontirat…

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Future Forward Party suspends activities of youth wing accused of budget misspending 

A fissure has erupted in the newly-formed Future Forward party when its executive committee on Wednesday decided to suspend the activities of its Bangkok youth wing, known as the “New…

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Future Forward to challenge junta’s order forbidding public donations for political parties

Future Forward party has threatened to challenge the junta’s order forbidding political parties from accepting public donations by taking the case to the court.   This was jointly announced by…

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Future Forward leader Thanathorn says he’s ready to be prime minister

Future Forward acting party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit announced today that he is ready to be the next prime minister and to lead Thailand toward changes and new future. “The Future…

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Gen Prayut insists next PM duty-bound to follow national strategy

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has insisted that whoever becomes Thailand’s next prime minister is constitutionally required to follow the 20-year national strategy formulated under his administration. He said under the…

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