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Pheu Thai Party rejects PM Yingluck’s resignation, House dissolution

BANGKOK, Dec 7 – The ruling Pheu Thai Party agreed yesterday to set up a public forum to find resolutions for Thailand, but insisted that the prime minister would neither resign nor dissolve the House. Pheu Thai leader Charupong Ruangsuwan, who is also the interior minister, said the party strongly supported Ms Yingluck Shinawatra as […]Read More

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Yingluck Shinawatra: Resignation or Parliament dissolution not on the cards

BANGKOK, 25 November 2013 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted that she will not resign nor dissolve the parliament despite growing pressure from the anti-government demonstrators. The Prime Minister expressed her belief that the political gridlock can be solved through a series of talks. She elaborated that currently the government will not impose additional […]Read More

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Democrat MP Suthep Thaugsuban, 8 fellow MPs resign en mass

BANGKOK, Nov 11 – Former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban and eight fellow MPs from the opposition Democrat Party today announced they would resign from the House of Representatives tomorrow in order to fully join the anti-government rally. The departing Democrat MPs include MP for Surat Thani Suthep Thaugsuban, Songkhla MP Thaworn Senneam, Trang MP […]Read More

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Thai Patriotic Front steps up pressure on government to resign

The Thai Patriotic Front boasted yesterday that up to 50,000 people would join its rally at Sanam Luang today to demand the Pheu Thai-led government resign. Chaiwat Sinsuwong, a leader of the group, said the mass rally would begin at 5pm and continue until the government agreed to step down. Read more: The NationRead More

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Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Yongyuth Wichaidit steps down

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Yongyuth Wichaidit has announced his resignation from the cabinet in the face of mounting pressure over the Alpine land case. His departure, which will take effect on Monday, is said to have received consent from Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her brother Thaksin. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More

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Thai prime minister’s secretary general Bantoon ‘resigns’

The prime minister’s secretary general Bantoon Supakvanit has submitted his resignation following dissatisfaction from PM Yingluck Shinawatra, a source from the ruling Pheu Thai Party said yesterday. The premier’s brother Thaksin Shinawatra and his ex-wife Khunying Pojaman were also said to be dissatisfied with Bantoon’s performance, the source said. Read more: The NationRead More