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Prayut and nine ministers survive opposition censure motion

As anticipated, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and nine cabinet ministers have survived the opposition’s no-confidence motion, in a roll call vote in parliament Saturday morning, at the end of the four-day debate late Friday night. House Speaker Chuan Leekpai told the media, before the vote,that every MP’s name would be called in turn and asked […]Read More

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Stakes high for Thailand’s opposition as censure debate targets government

The opposition is unlikely to upend the government in next month’s censure debate, as has been the case previously. But its performance will show if opposition MPs are indeed serious about scrutinising the powers-that-be and if they are up to the task of protecting taxpayers’ interests. The opposition bloc’s performance during last year’s no-confidence debate […]Read More

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Censure Motion Targets 10 Ministers

BANGKOK, Jan 25 (TNA) – The opposition filed a censure motion backed with 208 MPs targeting 10 ministers. Opposition leader Sompong Amornwiwat and leaders of opposition parties submitted the motion with House Speaker Chuan Leekpai. They targeted 10 ministers including Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

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The Opposition to censure Government between 18th and 20th December

The seven opposition parties have settled on their planned censure motion against the Government with the debate taking place between December 18th and 20th, opposition chief whip and Pheu Thai MP Suthin Klangsaeng said today (Tuesday). He said that, during the censure debate, the opposition will take a new approach by shifting their focus from […]Read More

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Stefan Löfven loses no-confidence vote in the Swedish Parliament

The Swedish Social Democratic Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, was dismissed today by the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) by losing a no-confidence vote filed against him by the opposition, by 204 votes in favor against 142. Löfven and his executive in a minority will continue to exercise power until the new House set up today after the […]Read More

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Charter Court accepts motion against PM Yingluck Shinawatra over Tawin’s

BANGKOK, 2 April 2014 (NNT) – The Constitutional Court has accepted into consideration a lawsuit seeking to impeach the Prime Minister for her unfair transfer of former Secretary-General of the National Security Council (NSC) Tawin Pleansri. After being petitioned by a group of senators to deliberate whether or not Ms Yingluck Shinawatra’s duty as Prime […]Read More

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra survives censure debate

BANGKOK, 28 November 2013 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Interior Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan easily survived a no-confidence vote Thursday morning. Ms.Yingluck received 297 votes of confidence from the ruling coalition party members, against the 134 votes to unseat her by Democrat members. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan received 296 votes of confidence and […]Read More