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EC agrees to consider Govt’s advice on re-elections

BANGKOK, 17 February 2014  The Election Commission (EC) has expressed willingness to mull over various suggestions from the government concerning the re-elections in 28...

Election Commission finding new guidelines for polls

BANGKOK, Feb 10 – Election Commission (EC) member Somchai Srisuthiyakorn said today he will discuss measures with the government to complete the general election...

Election Commission told to finish polls by March 4

BANGKOK, Feb 5 – The government is pressing the Election Commission (EC) to complete the nationwide election to enable the opening of Parliament on...

Pongthep: Elections can be held again and again, if disrupted

BANGKOK, Jan 31 – Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana has asserted that elections in troubled or disrupted constituencies can be organised again after...

Election unaffected by protesters’ shutdown of ballot printing shop

BANGKOK, Jan 20 – The blockade of government-run Kurusapa printing shop, responsible for printing election ballots, will not jeopardise the approaching election, caretaker Deputy...

Private sector urges PM for pre-election reform

BANGKOK, 16 January 2014  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra asserted during the reform forum that she was willing to listen to opinions from all sides...

Election Commission boycotting govt forum on snap poll

BANGKOK, Jan 14 - Thailand's Election Commission (EC) will not attend the government-initiated forum tomorrow to discuss a proposed delay of the Feb 2...

PM to hold talks on poll adjournment on Jan 15

BANGKOK, 13 January 2014 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assigned her deputy Pongthep Thepkanchana to invite all relevant parties to a discussion about the...

Council of State backs EC’s stance on delaying election

BANGKOK, 27 December 2013 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called an urgent meeting in Chiang Mai after the Election Commission proposed that the February...

Govt insists on work as usual, punishment for protest leaders

BANGKOK, Dec 2 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra held an urgent Cabinet meeting last night and instructed all agencies to seriously enforce the laws...

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