BANGKOK, 3 February 2014, Center for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) Director reaffirms that re-election will be held within 180 days, but the reopening of government offices is to be postponed until February 6, 2014.
BANGKOK, July 1 -- His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted a royal audience to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and 18 newly appointed Cabinet members who took their oaths of allegiance on Sunday before officially assuming their duties.
Thailand’s renewed “war on drugs” has come to Pattaya.
At a April 11 meeting, Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome announced that the Ministry of Interior has ordered Pattaya officials to comply with its “7-4-3-6” plan to combat illegal narcotics distribution and use.
BANGKOK, March 6 - As northern Thailand has been blanketed by haze for over a week, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday said the affected provinces could immediately declare themselves disaster zones so that emergency funds can be allocated to apply to the problems.
BANGKOK, Jan 13 -- Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung on Friday said he has ordered metropolitan police to reopen the investigation of the assassination of late army specialist Maj-Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol, who was shot dead at Saladaeng intersection during the Red Shirt protests last...
BANGKOK, Nov 20 - Thailand's fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra said, regarding a controversial draft of amnesty decree, that he was confident in principle that the government will not do anything to benefit him or any particular person while calling for the national reconciliation in his...
BANGKOK, Nov 16 - Thailand's Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday said it was unacceptable that the cabinet on Tuesday considered an amnesty decree which could benefit fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra saying the move must be seen as destroying the rule of law and could...
BANGKOK, Oct 4 – The Thai cabinet approved the transfer of national Police Chief Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree to become National Security Council (NSC) secretary general, paving the way for deputy police chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong to become the country’s new top cop.
BANGKOK, Sept 16 – More than 800kg of illicit drugs, seized in over 130,000 cases, will be burnt at the Bang Pa-in industrial estate in Ayutthaya on Saturday, according to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Secretary-General Dr Pipat Yingseri.
BANGKOK, Sept 15 - Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung on Thursday promised that the Thai government's recently-launched campaign against narcotics will follow the rule of law and that any operations by law-enforcing officials will not be against the law.
BANGKOK, Sept 11 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday launched an anti-narcotics operation as a national agenda with the aim to eradicate 80 per cent of drug use and drug trafficking within one year.
BANGKOK, Sept 9 - Former National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General Thawil Pliensri said Friday he will petition Thailand's Merit Systems Protection Committee Monday over what he called his "unfair" transfer order made by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
BANGKOK, Sept 1 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung on Thursday confirmed that deputy police chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong will become Thailand's new police chief replacing Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree who voluntarily leaves to take the top post at the National Security Council (NSC).
BANGKOK, Sept 1 -- Deputy Prime Minister Pol Capt Chalerm Yoobamrung on Thursday said he plans to visit Cambodia, seeking to help free two Thai Patriots Network (TPN) activists jailed in a Cambodian prison on espionage charges.