The Progressive Movement’s core leader Piyabutr Saengkanokkul

Piyabutr promises to cease attacks on Move Forward

The Progressive Movement’s core leader Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has vowed to stop criticising the Move Forward party, after its supporters bombarded him with condemnation. In his live session on Facebook, Piyabutr…

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File photo : Piyabutr Saengkanokkul

Move Forward should declare it will sit in opposition : Piyabutr

Former secretary general of the defunct Future Forward party, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, has urged the Move Forward party to announce formally and immediately that it will lead the opposition in parliament,…

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Pheu Thai in social media storm after parting ways with Move Forward

The Pheu Thai party has been the highest trending topic on social media in Thailand, since they announced their break from the Move Forward party, tearing up the MOU they…

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Move Forward to seek revocation of Senate’s power to vote for PM

A group of Move Forward MPs will propose a motion to parliament this afternoon to revoke an article in the Constitution which allows senators to vote for a prime minister,…

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House speaker position belongs to Move Forward : Piyabutr

The Move Forward Party must not lose the House speakership to other coalition parties if it wants to avoid problems in tabling any amendment to the lèse majesté law in…

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Spat between Move Forward Leader and former Future Forward grandee

Move Forward Party Leader Pita Limjaroenrat and Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, former secretary-general of the now defunct Future Forward Party, are engaged in a spat over the former’s prediction of a landslide…

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Move Forward at crossroads already

The latest statement by hardline politician Piyabutr Saengkanokkul provides the clearest evidence that one of Thailand’s newest political parties, which thrives on unorthodoxy and drastic reforms that border on extremism,…

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Piyabutr vs Move Forward: Election pressure splits Thailand’s reformist movement

Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has issued a wake-up call to the opposition Move Forward Party, whose predecessor he co-founded, warning it faces a dilemma and must now choose the “best path” to…

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PPRP’s Pareena equates Supreme Court verdict to ‘political death sentence’

Former Palang Pracharath MP Pareena Kraikupt has described the Supreme Court decision, to strip her of her MP status and to ban her from running for or holding political office…

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Progressive Movement unveils draft charter to decentralize local administration

The Progressive Movement has unveiled its draft constitutional amendment, which seeks to dismantle state control over local administrative bodies by giving them more freedom and independence in the management of…

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“Doing parliamentary duties” is a divisive term

Thai parliament votes down bills aimed at rescinding junta’s post-coup orders

Thailand’s House of Representatives today (Wednesday) rejected two bills aimed at repealing all announcements and orders, deemed to be violations of the principles of human rights and democracy, issued by…

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Assoc. Prof Dr. Piyabutr Saengkanokkul of the Progressive Movement (L) and Parit Wacharasindhu of the Re-solution group (R) on November 17, 2021

Thais asked not to lose hope despite rejection by parliament of ‘People’s Constitution’ draft

Secretary-general of the Progressive Movement, a non-party reincarnation of the now-defunct Future Forward party, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, has pleaded with members of the public not to lose hope,…

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Key proponents of Thailand’s ‘People’s Constitution’ draft plead with lawmakers to pass first reading

A key proponent of the People’s Constitution draft, Parit Wacharasindhu, pleaded with members of the Thai parliament to be open-minded, claiming that the proposed legislation is not intended to replace…

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court is often involved in cases that always divide opinions. (File photo)

Controversial Thammanat ruling triggers push to reform Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court’s controversial ruling last week in favour of Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thammanat Prompow has upset many people, including supporters of the government. Thammanat, a key dealmaker…

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Piyabutr Saengkanokkul

Piyabutr warns of serious consequences if Future Forward is dissolved

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul is confident that his party will not be dissolved by the Constitutional Court and he warned that the country may face three adverse consequences if…

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Piyabutr claims his anti-monarchy comments doctored

Future Forward party secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has defended himself against allegations that he made comments hostile to the Thai Monarchy. In his Facebook post today, Piyabutr said that the allegation…

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