The opposition addresses its fresh censure motion.

Third no confidence motion filed against Thailand’s PM, 5 ministers

Another no confidence motion against Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other cabinet members was filed by the Opposition today (Monday), with a censure debate expected later this month…

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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…

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Sira Jenjakha

Govt MP threatens lèse majesté charge if opposition renege on deleting reference to monarchy in censure motion

A Palang Pracharat MP has threatened to file a lèse majesté charge with the police against opposition MPs who sign in support of a censure motion, against Prime Minister Prayut…

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Palang Pracharat party MP for Bangkok, Mr. Sira Jenjakha

Opposition agrees to delete reference to the monarchy from censure motion

Thailand’s opposition has agreed to remove a reference to the monarchy, which the government may find provocative, from its censure motion to avoid protests from coalition MPs. Government and opposition…

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Power struggle within Pheu Thai sign of Thaksin’s grip weakening?

On-going moves to form new political parties by key individuals within the Pheu Thai Party and its offshoot, the now-defunct Thai Raksa Chart, only prove one thing – the rifts…

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Thailand’s parliamentary opposition pledges full cooperation in fight against COVID-19

Thailand’s opposition parties have promised full cooperation with the Government in the fight to win the battle against COVID-19.   Opposition and Pheu Thai party leader Sompong Amornvivat said today…

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Opposition to launch extra-parliamentary censure debate against Government

The six-party opposition alliance has agreed, after a joint meeting today, to launch an extra-parliamentary censure debate against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other ministers, claiming that the last…

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Opposition walk out of censure debate after failing to get additional time

The four-day censure debate, targeting Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and 5 of his cabinet colleagues, ended before the 7pm agreed deadline, with a mass walkout by the Opposition, which…

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Opposition trains its guns on Prayut government

For the first time since taking office last year, the Prayut government will on Monday face a no-confidence debate, with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other members of his…

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Budget debate walk-out after calls for more time were rejected by Gov.

The debate on the budget bill for the 2020 fiscal year almost collapsed Thursday evening after opposition MPs refused to take any further part, which they indicated by removing their…

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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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Opposition claims ‘inducement’ offered to lure its MPs to reach a quorum for House meeting

The Opposition’s chief whip claims there is an ongoing attempt by someone in the Government bloc to “bribe” about 20 opposition MPs with “bananas worth an eight-digit amount” to be…

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Pheu Thai party opposes vote recount

The Pheu Thai party will object to a vote recount on the opposition motion for the establishment of a panel to study the impacts of the junta’s pre-election orders and…

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Exiled Cambodian opposition figurehead arrives in Malaysia

Cambodia’s exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy arrived in Malaysia Saturday as he sought to return home to rally his supporters against strongman Hun Sen, while security was beefed up at the kingdom’s…

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The Opposition to censure Government between 18th and 20th December

The seven opposition parties have settled on their planned censure motion against the Government with the debate taking place between December 18th and 20th , opposition chief whip and Pheu…

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Poll respondents give thumbs-up to Opposition during debate on budget bill

Respondents to a Suan Dusit Poll have given the Opposition 6.94 out of 10 for doing a good job during the three-day debate on the Government’s budget bill. The Government…

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PM challenges Opposition back up claims of graft in state projects

Prime Minister  Prayut Chan-o-cha has challenged the opposition to produce evidence of the corruption they allege is rife in Government infrastructure mega projects, such as the electric trains, assuring that…

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Opposition may support budget bill if Government acts on their recommendations

The opposition is ready to let the 3.2 trillion baht budget bill for 2020 pass its first reading in the House of Representatives if the Government agrees to the Opposition’s…

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Opposition vows not to vote for budget bill

10 days before the national budget bill for 2020 fiscal year is due to be debated in parliament, Opposition leader Sompong Amornvivat announced today that his MPS will not vote…

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Opposition claims they have not considered amending Constitution Section 1

Opposition parties have distanced themselves from Kasetsart University lecturer Mrs. Chalita Bandhywong, who has come under heavy online criticism for her proposal to amend Section 1 of the Constitution, defining…

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New Economics Party remains in the Opposition, but it may take its own position on some issues

The New Economics Party is still aligned with the Opposition but it may, when necessary, take an independent position, party leader Mingkwan Sangsuwan announced on Wednesday in parliament. He dismissed…

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PM says he is not afraid to confront the Opposition in parliament

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said today (Friday) that he is not afraid of facing the Opposition in parliament and that he had not attended parliament twice, to respond to the…

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(Photo) Pheu Thai party secretary-general Anudith Nakornthap and Opposition MPs/Thai Parliament

Opposition to submit censure debate motion to House Speaker today

The seven-party parliamentary opposition will submit a motion to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai today (Friday) seeking a censure debate against the government, but without calling for a vote over Prime…

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Government gets first taste of defeat in lower House

The government suffered its first defeat in the lower House today over a parliamentary regulation that would specify the House speaker’s impartiality in the performance of his or her duty….

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Opposition seek PM’s explanation over oath-taking controversy

The seven-party Opposition will submit an interpellation to the House Speaker on Wednesday, seeking an explanation from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha over the cabinet’s swearing-in ceremony last month, which is…

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Opposition to censure government and ministers during debate on government policy statement

The seven-party Opposition will seize the opportunity of the government’s policy statement to parliament, starting on July 25th, to censure the government as well as some individual ministers. Pheu Thai…

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Opposition rebuked for implicating Palang Pracharat leader in Krung Thai loan scandal

The Opposition has been rebuked for threatening to censure Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in the lower House if he goes ahead with the appointment of Palang Pracharat party leader Uttama…

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Opposition wants Constitutional Court to rule on PM’s qualifications

Opposition parties are challenging the qualifications of General Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime minister, citing his status as head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which, they claim,…

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Opposition to grill the government tomorrow in first debate in five years

In what is touted as the first no-confidence debate in five years, the opposition parties will use the House sitting tomorrow (Wednesday) to grill the incumbent government and its ministers…

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Senate speaker says MPs have no right to examine senatorial selection process

Senate speaker Pornpetch Wikchitcholchai has rejected the seven-party opposition bloc’s demand for the House of Representatives to examine the selection process of 250 senators, on the grounds that the House…

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Phetchabun people oppose renewed gold exploration

Anti-gold mining groups gathered in Nong Pai district of Thailand’s northern province of Phetchabun on Saturday to oppose any mining-related activities after it was reported that a mining company has…

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