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Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is taking another major step towards national reconciliation efforts with a series of events at Sanam Luang, beginning today until Sunday.

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’

THE MEDIA NEEDS a truly reliable system of checks and balances to ensure it does not fall under the sway of big business, Suchada Chakpisuth, director of the Thailand Information Centre for Civil Rights and Investigative Journalism (TCIJ) has said.

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’

Thais ‘need to learn to coexist with those who think differently’

Thais ‘need to learn to coexist with those who think differently’

Representative democracy and participatory democracy are not sufficient for Thais, because people should learn how to coexist with others who think very differently through a deliberative democracy process, peace expert Gothom Arya has said.

Thais ‘need to learn to coexist with those who think differently’

Prayuth invites public to join reform council

Prayuth invites public to join reform council

National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha has asked Thai people to join the National Reform Council.

Prayuth invites public to join reform council

Social media wades into taekwondo controversy

Social media wades into taekwondo controversy

Many athletes back Korean Coach, while some have reservations about his use of punishment for indiscipline

Social media wades into taekwondo controversy

Thailand needs a permanent charter that is backed by all

Thailand needs a permanent charter that is backed by all

THE PROMULGATION of an interim charter would mean that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has entered the second phase of its mission as mentioned earlier by its leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Thailand needs a permanent charter that is backed by all

Capital punishment goes against Buddhist principles

Capital punishment goes against Buddhist principles

The recent rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on a Bangkok-bound train has given rise to calls for a mandatory death penalty for rapists.

Capital punishment goes against Buddhist principles

Decision on next Cobra Gold exercise not expected soon

Decision on next Cobra Gold exercise not expected soon

The United States is still reviewing its Cobra Gold defence drill with Thailand but a final decision on the military exercise is not expected soon.

Decision on next Cobra Gold exercise not expected soon

Anti-graft agency probing rice deals, links to ministers

Anti-graft agency probing rice deals, links to ministers

The National Anti-Corruption Commission sub-panel is deeply probing alleged irregularities in the rice-pledging scheme’s financial transactions to identify possible nominees linked to five former ministers under investigation, NACC deputy secretary-general Warawit Sukboon said yesterday.

Anti-graft agency probing rice deals, links to ministers

Charter ‘must keep business out of politics’

Charter ‘must keep business out of politics’

Constitutional Court judge Jaran also wants agency to oversee politicians and state officials

Charter ‘must keep business out of politics’