Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul could take a deputy prime ministerial post concurrently, according to media reports.
Red Shirt leader Nattawut Saikua would be changed from Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister to Deputy Commerce Minister.
As for members of the so-called House No. 111 or former executives of the disbanded Thai Rak Thai party, Pongthep Thepkanchana is tipped to become Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister concurrently. Pongsak Raktapongpaisarn would likely be Energy Minister.
Government spokeswoman Sansanee Nakpong is likely to be appointed as Minister Attached to the Prime Minister’s Office.
Yukol Limlaemthong, former Permanent Secretary for Agriculture and Cooperatives, is expected to replace Theera Wongsamut who earlier announced his resignation from the post citing health problem.
The latest cabinet shake-up could see seven ministers out of jobs, while red shirt key leader Jatuporn Prompan would not be on the list.
Pheu Thai party spokesperson Prompong Nopparit said the reshuffle was aimed at driving government policy in the second year of administration to effectively achieve their targets.