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Suthep’s party to support Gen Prayut as next PM

The Action Coalition for Thailand Party (ACT) which has former anti-Thaksin protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban as its de facto leader is throwing full support behind Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to return as prime minister after the March-24 election. Suthep told ThaiPBS World in an interview on Tuesday that the party has confidence in Gen Prayut as […]Read More

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Suthep’s fall from grace gathers pace

Whether it’s an illusion of grandeur or self-sacrifice is yet to be seen but the return of veteran politician Suthep Thaugsuban to the streets is certainly a classic example of how to lose your political support in no time. Five years ago, during the 2013-2014 anti-Yingluck Shinawatra protests, Mr Suthep stood taller than any career […]Read More

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A Rude Bangkok Awakening for Suthep

It was almost sad to watch the once popular Suthep Thaugsuban marching this past week in Bangkok to recruit new party members. Gone were the adoring thousands who packed the roads when he led the anti-Yingluck Shinawatra movement five years ago. To be sure, a trickle of die-hard supporters remains, but of interest to observers […]Read More

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ACT’s ‘walk’ might violate election law

The Election Commission (EC) will have to look into the Action Coalition for Thailand Party’s (ACT) latest political activity which was claimed to be a mere walk to meet the people. However, it was seen as an election campaign by some, which is still prohibited, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said Thursday. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More

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Suthep kicks off ACT recruitment campaign

Suthep Thaugsuban, co-founder of the Action Coalition for Thailand party (ACT), has kicked off the party’s member recruitment campaign at Pattavikorn Market in Bangkok’s Bung Kum district. He was greeted by a group of supporters who blew whistles to show their support. Full story: Bangkok Post AEKARACH SATTABURUTH BANGKOK POSTRead More