Tags : Puea Thai


Thailand Democrats seek ban on Pheu Thai

The outgoing ruling Democrat Party on Friday has launched a legal action seeking to dissolve Pheu Thai, following its election loss. The Democrat Party asked the Election Commission to recommend the rival Puea Thai Party, the poll winner, be abolished… Read more: Bangkok PostRead More


Puea Thai ‘respects’ Chavalit’s exit

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has full respect for Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh’s decision to resign his membership of the Puea Thai Party, Thaksin’s legal adviser Noppadon Pattama said on Tuesday. Thaksin and Gen Chavalit would likely have a discussion soon, Mr Noppadon said. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More


Thai Army chief faces charges

Co-leaders of the United front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on Sunday afternoon filed a report false information intentionally charge against Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha with police, reports said. The complaint was filed with Samranrat police station by UDD core leaders Jatuporn Prompan, Weng Tochirakarn, Suporn Atthawong and wichian Khaokham, Puea Thai MP for Udon […]Read More


Thaksin pushes Yingluck for Thai PM

Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to be named the Puea Thai Party’s No.1 party-list candidate, giving her an opportunity to become the country’s first female prime minister. A Puea Thai source yesterday said the party’s key figures had travelled to meet former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, the party’s main supporter and de facto leader, in Dubai […]Read More


Thai anti-government protesters to hold rally Sunday

BANGKOK, April 9 — Anti-government protesters of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) will hold a major demonstration in Bangkok on Sunday to commemorate colleagues killed in a clash with government troops exactly one year ago at Khok Wua intersection on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. UDD “Red Shirts” core leader Jatuporn Prompan, also a party […]Read More


Thaksin aims for role in Thailand’s economy from afar

Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has emerged from months of silence in his self-imposed exile to say he intends to play a key role in running from afar Thailand’s economic policies if the opposition Puea Thai Party wins the coming elections. His move comes while Puea Thai is mired in an internal conflict to seek […]Read More


Thai Democrats fear another political chaos during Songkran

BANGKOK, 5 April 2011 (NN)-The Democrat Party said it was ready to contest in the upcoming election while believing that the unrest would continue to dominate Thailand’s political arena if the Red Shirt core leaders were fielded as Puea Thai Party candidates. The personal spokesperson of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjivija, Thepthai Senpong, said the Democrat […]Read More


Thai PM assures general election will be held, confident Democrats

BANGKOK, March 26 — Reiterating that a fresh general election would be held in Thailand, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Saturday that he is confident his ruling Democrat Party would gain more seats in the lower house, while asking major opposition Puea Thai Party to appoint its leader so that people would know who they […]Read More