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BANGKOK, Nov 2 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra delegated responsibilities to her newly-appointed deputy premiers and ministers at the first meeting of the newly-reshuffled cabinet, with national security affairs to…
NARATHIWAT, Nov 1 - Two Thai women were arrested as part of an international gang smuggling 5kg of crystal methamphetamine pills to Malaysia, estimated to be worth Bt50 million.  …
BANGKOK, Nov 2 - The President of the European Commission, José Manuel, Barroso will visit Thailand on Sunday to strengthen bilateral ties between this country and the European Union (EU).
BANGKOK, Nov 2 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit the Lao capital of Vientiane on Nov 5 and 6 to attend the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 9).
BANGKOK, Nov 1 -  The main leader of the anti-government Pitak Siam group Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit said Wednesday he stands ready to report to the authorities if he receives the…
YALA, Nov 1 – Two suspected insurgents, including a local leader, were killed here yesterday, shot dead in a security operation in which two police officers were wounded in this…
BANGKOK, Oct 31 – Thailand’s new cabinet is scheduled to take an oath of allegiance in an audience with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, according to Interior Minister…
BANGKOK, Oct 31 - Thai army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday dismissed allegations the the southern insurgency is continuing unabated because the army wants a large military budget.
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - The Opposition whip is prepared to submit a no confidence motion to the House Speaker to grill the Pheu Thai-led government in early November.  
PATTANI, Oct 30 - A Muslim religious teacher was shot dead in this southern border province.
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - A key Red Shirt leader today warned the government to keep a close watch on the moves of the anti-government 'Pitak Siam' group, claiming it is…

Ruling Pheu Thai Party gets new leader

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - The ruling Pheu Thai Party on Monday elected Jarupong Ruangsuwan as its new party leader after the resignation of its former leader Yongyuth Vichaidit.
BANGKOK, Oct 29 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung brushed aside the importance of Sunday’s anti-government rally, saying that despite protest groups turning up in force, the event and the…
BANGKOK, Oct 31 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday said she has ordered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to closely monitor the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as New York…
CHIANG MAI, Oct 29 - Local security units have deployed more personnel for stringent security measures along the route from Thailand’s northwestern border to Chiang Mai’s city centre following an…