Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 10:51
Thailand`s Election Commission on Thursday called for the postponement of key parliamentary polls due to be held on July 20 because of political unrest shaking the kingdom.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 11:40
Thai opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday urged that a general election planned for July be delayed by up to six months to allow time for reforms aimed at ending a protracted political crisis that threatens to explode.
Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 13:10
Thai opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva met the head of the armed forces on Monday to discuss ways to avert a potential showdown between political groups.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 12:04
Thailand`s opposition party met to select new leaders Tuesday ahead of a key decision over a possible boycott of snap polls called by the government to mollify massive street protests.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 13:07
Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was indicted for murder Thursday in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition protests in Bangkok three years ago, prosecutors said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 12:50
Thailand`s lower house of Parliament passed a controversial political amnesty bill that opponents fear would allow ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra to return, prompting warnings of fresh mass protests.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 18:39
The charge against Abhisit, who was prime minister at the time, relates to the fatal shooting of taxi driver Phan Kamkong.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 11:34
Abhisit Vejjajiva was re-elected as leader of Democrat Party despite defeat in July`s election.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 15:55
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit
Vejjajiva said Thailand can not immediately comply with the International Court of Justice`s measures to end the disputed border conflict.
Last Updated: Monday, July 04, 2011, 10:59
Abhisit Vejjajiva`s Democrats would hold a general meeting within 90 days to choose a successor.
Last Updated: Friday, May 06, 2011, 15:27
Thailand`s PM said he would ask the king to dissolve parliament for the country`s first general election.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 09, 2011, 16:42
Thailand will hold a general election
in the first half of this year if there is no fresh political
violence, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said.
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