Tags : Resignation


Thai PM Yingluck won’t quit, Thaksin silent

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday denied as baseless the reports in some media that she would step down in a show of responsibility for failing to resolve the flood crisis. Ms Yingluck insisted that she has no thought of resigning but would continue to put her utmost effort into doing her job as […]Read More


Chalerm confirms elder brother of Thaksin’s ex-wife to be new

BANGKOK, Sept 1 – Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yoobamrung on Thursday confirmed that deputy police chief Pol Gen Priewpan Damapong will become Thailand’s new police chief replacing Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree who voluntarily leaves to take the top post at the National Security Council (NSC). Mr Chalerm, who oversees police affairs, announced that he selected […]Read More


Apple CEO Steve Jobs Resigns

Steve Jobs, the co-founder and head of Apple Inc., the company behind the wildly popular iPhones, iPads, and iPods, has resigned his post. In a letter dated Wednesday, Jobs told the Apple board of directors and the Apple community he could no longer meet his “duties and expectations” as the company’s chief executive officer. Jobs […]Read More


Thai Democrat Party to hold mid-August meeting to choose new

BANGKOK, July 7 – Thailand’s Democrat Party is expected to hold its general assembly in mid-August to choose a new leader to replace Abhisit Vejjajiva who resigned Monday to take responsibility for his party’s loss to the opposition Pheu Thai party in the July 3 general election, according to former party secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban. Mr […]Read More


Abhisit resigns as Democrat leader

BANGKOK, 4 July 2011 (NNT) – Mr Abhisit Vejjajiva has announced his resignation as leader of the Democrat Party after the number of MP seats taken by his party in this election is lower than the one in the 2007 general election. At a press conference at the party’s headquarters, Mr Abhisit announced his resignation, […]Read More


Thailand leaves World Heritage Convention

Thailand has withdrawn from the World Heritage Convention to protest against the World Heritage Committee’s decision to consider Cambodia’s management plan of Preah Vihear Temple. Suwit Khunkitti, head of the Thai delegation negotiating with the World Heritage Committee in Paris, announced at 11:55 pm Saturday, that his delegation had informed the World Heritage Committee that […]Read More


Thai Democrats party-list candidate resigns after son arrested in drug

BANGKOK, June 5 – Prachakchai na Songkhla, Democrat’s party-list candidate resigned as a party member on Sunday after his son was arrested with crystal methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice,’ on Saturday night, said party spokesman Buranat Samutarak said. Prachakchai, the No 94 candidate on the party list, resigned as the party has a clear policy […]Read More