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Pollsters have Pheu Thai win most seats

A projection by Thai PBS in cooperation with Super Poll showed that Pheu Thai remain the election champion, winning 163 seats (153 constituency seats and 10 party list seats) this time. Palang Pracharat comes second winning a combined 96 seats. The Democrat Party comes third, with a combined 77 seats. The projected results make the […]Read More

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Many “Firsts” mark today’s Thai election

Some 51 million Thais are eligible to go to poll today after more than four years of military rule, for a highly-craved general election to decide the immediate futures of a divided nation and of controversial figures competing for political control, including the man who put a brake on the “democracy” himself. The voters’ choices […]Read More

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Democrats’ Thailand-first e-vote fails on forgotten setting

The Democrat Party was forced to postpone Thursday’s planned e-voting at northern and central plains branches to select the man who will lead them into the general election – because someone forgot to set the clock. Thailand’s oldest party was all set for historic electronic voting to begin at branches in Bangkok, the North and […]Read More

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Hizb ut-Tahrir Urges Swedish Muslims Not to Vote

The radical Islamist group, which has been forbidden in a number of countries but remains active in Scandinavia, has appealed to Swedish Muslims that participating in non-Islamic elections is sinful. The Swedish branch of Hizb ut-Tahrir has urged local Muslims to boycott the upcoming general election in September within the framework of a campaign billed […]Read More

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PM urges people to cast votes in constitutional referendum

BANGKOK, 2 July 2016 (NNT) – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has invited the general public to cast their votes in a constitutional referendum, encouraged the eligible voters to study the content of the new charter independently and assured his support for the people’s freedom of decision. In a weekly TV address, the premier urged the […]Read More

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Brexit Or No? U.K. Voters Casting Ballots In EU Referendum

Voters in the United Kingdom have begun casting ballots to decide whether or not to stay in the European Union, in the first referendum on the country’s links with Europe in more than four decades. Opinion polls were too close to call after a divisive campaign that dominated headlines for months as politicians on the […]Read More

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EC urges people to vote on charter draft referendum in

BANGKOK, 6 May 2016 (NNT)-The Election Commission of Thailand (EC) has insisted that anyone can express their views on the draft charter referendum as long as it is done within the legal framework. EC commissioner Pravich Rattanapian said the EC’s recent endorsement of referendum-related bills is in line with Sections 7 and 61 of the […]Read More

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Hundreds of Londoners Unable to Vote for Mayor Due to

Hundreds of British voters who went on Thursday to polling stations to elect a new London mayor were unable to cast their ballots after their names were found missing from electoral lists, local media reported. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Residents in London’s northern Barnet suburb were turned away due to the confusion. Only those carrying a […]Read More