Singapore’s Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge for Trade Relations S. Iswaran (centre L) leaves the State Court in Singapore on January 18.//AFP

Singapore transport minister resigns over corruption charges

Singapore’s transport minister has resigned his post after being charged with 27 offences in a corruption probe that has also ensnared a billionaire hotel tycoon. S. Iswaran was arrested in…

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Mallika Boonmeetrakool Mahasook

Former Democrat MP Mallika quits party

Former Democrat party-list MP and party executive member Mallika Boonmeetrakool Mahasook has announced her resignation from the party, to spend more time in private and on her foundation, Mallika for…

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Move Forward party leader quits

Pita Limjaroenrat has decided to step down as leader of the Move Forward party, paving the way for its committee to select his replacement, who will also become the leader…

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Sereepisuth resigns as party list MP

Thai Liberal Party’s party list MP Sereepisuth Temeeyaves has announced his resignation as an MP, but he will remain the party’s leader. Sereepisuth, a retired police general, said that he…

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Move Forward party-list MP-elect given suspended jail term for drunk driving

Move Forward party-list MP-elect Natheepat Kulsetthasit was sentenced by the Nonthaburi Criminal Court to two months in prison, fined 4,000 baht, ordered to undertake 12 hours of community service and…

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[FILE] Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives to attend the “APEC Leaders’ Dialogue with ABAC” event during APEC summit in Bangkok on November 18, 2022. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / POOL / AFP)

Vietnam president resigns amid major anti-graft purge

Vietnam President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has resigned, state media said Tuesday, after days of rumours he was about to be sacked as part of a major anti-corruption drive that has…

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Classmates of Thai PM’s daughters want her to ask her father to resign

Former classmates, who studied at the Faculty of Communication Arts of Chulalongkorn University with, both twin daughters of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, have asked them to tell their father to…

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Thailand’s PM says he will not quit or release detained protesters

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has rejected calls, from anti-government protesters, for him to resign immediately and to release all protesters currently being held in detention.   “What did I do…

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Bhumjaithai ministers threaten to quit if controversial herbicides are not banned

Increasing pressure was applied to the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC) when Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced today that the Bhumjaithai party’s ministers, who oversee…

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(Photo) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha/Royal Thai Government

PM says he is like a cotton fruit which tastes better when crushed

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced to his well-wishers in Thailand’s northeastern province of Buri Ram that he would definitely not resign as demanded by the Opposition, likening himself to a…

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PM did not apologize over oath-taking controversy – government spokeswoman

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha did not offer an apology to his cabinet colleagues over the oath-taking controversy and the media has misinterpreted the Prime Minister’s remarks about the wording, government…

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A joint meeting of the Cabinet and members of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) today. It was the last Cabinet meeting for the 15 ministers who are resigning. — Picture from Government House

Prayut Cabinet to carry on after 15 ministers resign

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha confirmed today that at least 15 members of his Cabinet are resigning to prepare to take up seats in the military-appointed Senate and insisted that…

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