Court to hear case against Thai Raksa Chart

Thailand's constitutional court on Thursday said it would hear a case to dissolve the party which proposed a princess for prime minister, an ill-fated candidacy which threatens to sink the election strategy of the powerful Shinawatra clan.

15 February 2019

Is Prayut forcing the EC's hand?

Reports have recently surfaced of a proposal by the Election Commission (EC) in Thailand, that ballots for the upcoming election only show the names and numbers of candidates without party logos.

13 December 2018

Blood is thicker than water

"Montesquieu once said 'There is no crueller tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice'," Thaksin Shinawatra tweeted on August 29, 2017.

13 September 2017

Thaksin hits out at 'tyranny' via Twitter

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra hit out at "tyranny" on Wednesday via a cryptic tweet quoting a French Enlightenment thinker, in his first comments since his sister fled overseas.

31 August 2017

Rise and fall of the Shinawatras

Although the Shinawatras ruled the Thai government for over a decade, it was never short of political chaos as they struggled to uphold a democratic Thailand against the autocratic leadership of the military junta.

29 August 2017