Jurin Laksanavisit, who served as acting leader of Thailand's Democrat Party, is now formally in charge of the party after winning an internal election on May 15. He takes over from former prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva
The Thai Royal Gazette has published the names of the 250 senators that will comprise the next upper House. All of them were appointed by the current military government. Here's my take on the list and what it means for politics going forward
The Constitutional Court has decided unilaterally that Art 128 of the Election Law does not contradict with Art 91 of the Constitution, allowing the Election Commission to go ahead with its formulation of the party-list MPs, expected to be announced later.
Thailand's Election Commission on May 7 announced official results for 349 seats to be taken up by lawmakers in Parliament, following the March 24th general election. The results for the remaining 150 seats in the Lower House are expected to be announced on Wednesday.
Seven weeks after Thailand went to the polls for the first time since the 2014 military coup, the Election Commission is expected to announce the majority of the official results this week, starting with the constituencies today - but certainty about the next govt still cannot be expected. Here I explain why.