Category Archives: Government

Trump Offers China ‘Any Help’ to Fight Coronavirus

Beijing authorities also reported the capital’s first death from the virus.Separately, in an effort to stop the virus from spreading, Mongolia closed its vast border with China, while Hong Kong…

Indonesia Considers Repatriating More Than 600 Citizens With Alleged Terror Ties

JAKARTA / WASHINGTON – Indonesia is discussing the possible repatriation of 660 citizens with alleged links to terrorism � foreign fighters and dozens of their family members � who have…

Thai Opposition Party Survives Sedition Scare, But Threats Still Loom

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Thailand’s Constitutional Court acquitted the country’s most vocal opposition party of sedition on Tuesday, sparing it an imminent death but setting the stage for its possible…

SE Asia Survey Shows Narrow Preference for United States amid US-China Rivalry

If ASEAN were forced to choose between China and the United States, a majority of respondents to a survey of residents of the Southeast Asian bloc would choose Uncle Sam,…

Piyabutr urges members to switch to new party if Future Forward disbanded

Future Forward secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has urged the party’s 60,000 members to switch to a new party to be formed if Future Forward is dissolved by the Constitutional Court on…

Myanmar, China sign dozens of BRI-related projects, cooperation deals

YANGON�Myanmar and China signed a total of 33 memorandums of understanding (MOUs), agreements, exchange letters and protocols during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Myanmar�probably the most Myanmar has signed…

Another Democrat quits to join Korn in forming a new party

Former Democrat PM for Bangkok, Attawit Suwanpakdee, has quit the Democrat party, effective today, to join another former Democrat MP, Korn Chatikavanij, in forming a new political party.Atthawit, who was…

Flare-up at meeting of House Anti-Corruption and Misconduct Committee

A heated argument erupted, at a meeting of the House Anti-Corruption and Misconduct Committee this afternoon, between the committee chairman, Pol Gen Seripisut Temiyavet on one side and two committee…

Korn says he is setting up new political party

Former finance minister Korn Chatikavanij, who resigned from the Democrat Party on Wednesday, admitted Thursday night that he is in the process of forming a new political party. He said…