Tags : Candidate


Parties reveal PM candidates for next general election

BANGKOK (NNT) – Several political parties have already signaled the names of persons they would be nominating as prime ministerial candidates. While most parties nominate their party leader, the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) announced it was nominating the incumbent prime minister, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, PM candidate for the next term. The opposition Pheu Thai […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Thaksin’s candidate expected to win as provincial polls close

Provincial elections across Thailand ended on Sunday with the main spotlight cast on the contest in Chiang Mai. The elections for the chairman and members of each provincial administration organisation (PAO) were the first in six years. Polling stations across the country closed at 5pm, with vote counting underway before officials send the results to […]Read More


Palang Pracharat to finally invite Gen Prayut to be its

The pro-junta Palang Pracharat party will tomorrow afternoon extend a formal invitation to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to be its prime ministerial candidate in the upcoming election. Uttama Savanayana, the former industry minister and party leader, will lead a delegation of Palang Pracharat’s key members to meet with Gen Prayut at the Government House to […]Read More


General election to held in February 24th as planned

BANGKOK, 9 November 2018 (NNT)- Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam announced the general election will take place on February 24th, 2019 as planned. On Thursday, the Deputy Prime Minister explained to members of the media that the general election would be held within 150 days after the organic law on MP elections comes into […]Read More


Drugs found in 20% of Udon draft candidates

UDON THANI: Officials were stunned to discover that one-fifth of the military draft candidates who reported in Muang district on Friday tested positive for drugs. A total of 495 men aged 21 from six tambons reported for the annual draft, held in a hall at the CentralPlaza Udonthani shopping centre on Friday. The process included […]Read More


New charter bans persons with election fraud history from candidacy

BANGKOK, 12 February 2016 (NNT) – The new constitution draft now permanently prohibits persons with the record of election fraud from becoming house members, according to CDC. The Constitution Drafting Commission member Supachai Yawaprapat has said in a televised broadcast revealing a new requirement for house of representative candidates to be free from any records […]Read More


Yingluck Shinawatra ‘can run in election after ban ends’

FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra would be able to contest in an election once she completes the five-year ban imposed on her following her impeachment, chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchupan said yesterday. The Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) revealed on Monday that a provision in the new constitution will impose a ban for life on those […]Read More


China Will Let Hong Kongers Vote for Their Next Leader

For pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, China’s promise to let the people have a say in the election of the city’s next top leader is looking rather hollow. The standing committee of China’s National People Representative Conference (NPC) announced on August 31 that candidates for the 2017 election of Hong Kong’s chief executive must obtain […]Read More