BUNG KAN, June 6 - Yingluck Shinawatra, candidate for premier from Thailand's main opposition party, the Pheu Thai, on Monday turned the hype of the gadget into a buzz that raised the profile and likely public support here for her party's political campaigning for votes in the July 3 election.
BANGKOK, June 2 - The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) agreed Thursday to postpone the appearance date for 19 top members of the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the Red Shirt movement, for lese majeste charges to July 7, according to DSI Director-General Tharit Pengdit.
AFP BANGKOK, 2 June 2011 - The sister of fugitive ex- Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra urged the army on Wednesday to refrain from staging another coup as she gains momentum in her bid to become the country’s first female premier.
BANGKOK, May 29 -- Representatives from 25 political parties contesting under the party list system in the July 3 general election on Sunday pledged that they would not engage in mudslinging, dragging the revered monarchy institution and using state facilities while canvassing for votes.
Democrat Party outlines making Pattaya vital shipping port in the East
BANGKOK, May 28 -- As the general election which will be held in Thailand on July 3 is approaching, more election candidates have requested police protection for fear that they may be targets for attack, senior police officers said Saturday.
BANGKOK, May 27 - Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva as Democrat Party leader is scheduled to visit all regions and will launch its political campaign in the Northeast, a major stronghold of the Pheu Thai Party and the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the Red Shirt movement, according to a Democrat Party spokesman.
BANGKOK, May 26 - Encamped in the surroundings of Thailand's Government House since early this year, the yellow-clad People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) movement on Thursday pledged to prolong its protest against the Democrat-led coalition government until the end of June awaiting the result of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting regarding the Preah Vihear temple dispute.
BANGKOK, May 20 -- The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) will call in 19 members of the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the Red Shirt movement, for lese majeste charges as the court rejected latest bail bid by detained UDD co-leader Jatuporn Prompan.
BANGKOK, May 19 -- The Democrat Party which heads Thailand's current coalition government has drawn the number 10 as its identifier for the upcoming general election campaign, while the opposition Puea Thai Party received number 1.
BANGKOK, May 17 -- Senior Thai police officers met Tuesday with leaders of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the Red Shirts, urging them to rally peacefully Thursday when they mark the anniversary of the end of their protest last year.
BANGKOK, May 16 - Yingluck Shinawatra, youngest sister of Thailand’s fugitive ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, unanimously won the opposition Puea Thai Party nomination as top party-listed candidate vying for the country’s top job in the July 3 polls.
BANGKOK, May 6 -- Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Friday said a royal decree on the dissolution of the lower House of Parliament to clear the way for a general election is being submitted to His Majesty the King this afternoon before his departure to Jakarta for the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) summit.
SA KAEO, April 30 - A Red Shirt activist, Somyos Plueksakasemsuk, was detained on lese majeste charge at Aranyaprathet border crossing in Sa Kaeo, bordering Cambodia, on Saturday afternoon.
BANGKOK, April 25 - Thai army commander-in-chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday reaffirmed the army is ready to engage in battle with Cambodia if the government orders so, standing firm that the Indonesian observers will be allowed to observe the border only if Cambodia withdraws its troops from the conflict zone and returns to dialogue.
BANGKOK, April 11 - Thailand's ex-tennis star Paradorn Srichaphan on Monday announced his shift of career path from sports to politics by joining Chart Pattana Puea Pandin Party, saying he aims to elevate the promotion of sports to become a national agenda.
The People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), or the "yellow-shirt" movement, plans to collect 20,000 signatures in an effort to impeach the prime minister for alleged neglect of duty leading the kingdom to lose territory to Cambodia, a leader said Friday.
BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- The seven Red Shirt leaders detained on terrorism charges were released on Tuesday night at 7.45pm from Bangkok Remand Prison amid a group of supporters and an army of reporters who had gathered outside to celebrate the leaders' freedom.
BANGKOK, Dec 25 -- A key leader of the anti-government movement insisted Saturday that documents which he had leaked to the public regarding troops killing anti-government protesters earlier this year were genuine and that he was ready to reveal them all during a debate in the lower house as he has parliamentary immunity.
BANGKOK, Dec 23 - Thailand's Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief on Friday dismissed accusation of a key Red Shirt leader that the department’s investigation accounts stated that a Japanese cameraman was killed by Thai troops during the May political disturbance, saying the investigation on the case has yet to conclude.