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Abhisit Vejjajiva Ends His Role as House Representative

BANGKOK, June 5 (TNA) — Abhisit Vejjajiva announced his resignation as a House representative this morning, blaming his Democrat Party for joining a coalition government with the Palang Pracharath Party which was supporting Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as the new prime minister. Mr Abhisit who became a former list MP of the Democrat Party made the […]Read More

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New Leader of Democrat Party Elected

BANGKOK, May 15 (TNA) – Jurin Laksanavisit was elected as the new and 8th leader of the Democrat Party. The party held a meeting for the election at its headquarters at 10am. Mr Jurin was among four candidates. The others were Pirapan Salirathavibhaga, Korn Chatikavanij and Apirak Kosayodhin. Each of them had 15 minutes to […]Read More

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Democrats doubt Prayut’s capacity to solve key issues

The Democrat Party says it is doubtful that Prime Minister Prayut Cha-o-cha can turn the country around if he makes a successful comeback as premier after the general election, as his regime’s efforts to tackle key issues such as economic stagnation and corruption have fallen short. Questions surrounding Gen Prayut’s capacity to lead began to […]Read More

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Abhisit wins primary election as Democrat leader

As widely expected, Abhisit Vejjajiva was voted leader of the Democrat Party in a primary election that ended on Friday. Chumpol Kanchana, chairman of the primary election committee, told a press conference this morning that former party leader Abhisit came first with 67,505 votes followed by former Phitsanulok MP Warong Dejkitvigrom’s 57,689 and former deputy […]Read More

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Democrats’ Thailand-first e-vote fails on forgotten setting

The Democrat Party was forced to postpone Thursday’s planned e-voting at northern and central plains branches to select the man who will lead them into the general election – because someone forgot to set the clock. Thailand’s oldest party was all set for historic electronic voting to begin at branches in Bangkok, the North and […]Read More

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Abhisit: I won’t quit if not elected party leader

BANGKOK, Oct 27 (TNA) — Incumbent Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said he would not quit the party if not re- elected the party leader, due to be known next month. Mr Abhisit, a former prime minister, said he would travel and meet members of Democrat Party, Thailand’s oldest political party, while saying that Friday’s […]Read More