Tags : Referendum


Over 1mln People Sign Petition for 2nd Brexit Referendum

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – More than one million people have signed a petition calling on the government to give UK citizens a final say on Brexit in a new referendum. The petition on the change.org website broke through the million mark on October 27 three months after being launched by the newspaper The Independent. “The people, […]Read More


Spain’s PM proposes referendum on greater Catalan autonomy

Spain’s prime minister has proposed holding a referendum in Catalonia on greater autonomy for the wealthy region but ruled out allowing a vote on independence as demanded by Catalan leaders. Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez — who since coming to power in June has attempted to defuse tensions over Catalonia’s independence drive by holding talks […]Read More


‘Yes’ Wins 51.3% in Turkey Referendum after 98% of Ballots

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Turkey’s state-run news agency has said “Yes” votes are leading in Turkey’s referendum on whether to grant the President sweeping new powers. But the main opposition party, CHP, have said they will demand a recount of 37 per cent of the vote, claiming that 1.5 million “illegal” ballots were counted. The pro-Kurdish […]Read More


EC expected to endorse charter referendum results on Wednesday

The Election Commission is due to meet on Wednesday to endorse the nation-wide results of August 7 referendum on the draft constitution. Election commissioner in charge of election affairs Somchai Srisutthiyakorn said if the referendum results from 77 provinces were properly checked and correct, they would be approved by the commission in the afternoon and […]Read More


Prayut says he will vote Yes to both draft charter

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha announced his clear stance on the August 7 referendum saying he will vote Yes for the draft charter and Yes to its attached question. He said giving Yes to either one or the other could not bring the reform to success. Full story: thaipbs.or.thRead More


Study on draft charter advised before referendum

BANGKOK, 31 July 2016 (NNT) – Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Spokesman has advised the general public to study the draft constitution through various channels during the remaining seven days prior to the scheduled public referendum. PMO Spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd said that there are only seven days left before the referendum and the general public should […]Read More


Some 100,000 policemen to be deployed on referendum day

Over 100,000 policemen will be deployed across the country to ensure peace and order on August 7 when people go to the polls to vote on the draft charter, Pol Maj-Gen Piyaphan Pingmuang, deputy spokesman of the National Police Office, said on Monday. All the policemen have been instructed to perform their duties with impartiality […]Read More