Tags : Dissolution


Activist Srisuwan to move for the dissolution of the Thai

Constitution Protection Association Secretary-general Srisuwan Janya vowed today (Sunday) that, tomorrow, he will ask the Election Commission to review the pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart party’s controversial nomination of its prime ministerial candidate to the Constitutional Court for a decision on whether the party should be dissolved. The EC is expected to discuss the TRC party’s […]Read More


Pheu Thai prepares for worst-case scenario

PHEU THAI PARTY’S first general assembly yesterday retained its current acting leader Viroj Pao-in as party chief while Phumtham Wechayachai will serve as secretary-general. Political critic Sukhum Nualsakul said the structure could be a reflection of the party’s preparation to deal with the possibility of being dissolved. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Abhisit challenges PM Yingluck Shinawatra to quit

Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva today (Wednesday) challenged caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit the office so that the Constitutional Court will not have to rule whether she should be disqualified for abuse of authority over the illegal removal of Mr Thawil Pliensri as secretary-general of the National Security Council two years ago. In […]Read More


Pheu Thai files petition for Democrat Party dissolution

BANGKOK, 5 February 2014 (NNT) – The Pheu Thai Party has filed a petition with the Election Commission requesting the dissolution of the Democrat Party. Pheu Thai spokesperson Prompong Nopparit, filed the appeal containing documents and recent speeches made by Democrat party members on rally stages. He said that the party’s support for the People’s […]Read More


Number of protesters decreasing after House dissolution announcement

BANGKOK, 10 December 2013 (NNT) — The number of protesters joining the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) have begun to dwindle. According to Thailand’s National Security Council Secretary, General Lt. Gen. Paradorn Pattanathabutr, demonstrators have been kept under control in order to prevent any violence from breaking out, adding that the number of PDRC protesters […]Read More


Thailand’s General Election scheduled for early February 2014

The government said Monday it has proposed new national elections be held on February 2 following the announcement in the morning by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra that she was dissolving the House dissolution under pressure from mass anti-government rallies. Government spokesman Teerat Ratanasevi told The AP that the date was proposed during a Cabinet meeting […]Read More


Red Shirts calls off Tuesday rally in Ayutthaya

The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship has called off its mass rally scheduled to take place at the provincial stadium in Ayutthaya on Tuesday to show support for the government. Mr Surachet Chaikosol, a red-shirt co-leader in Ayutthaya, said Monday that he was notified by the UDD that the planned mass rally was cancelled […]Read More