2017-07-19 17:38
 
After repeated postponements, the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) has announced that the next election will be held on 19 August 2018.
 
On 17 July 2017, Supachai Somcharoen, chair of the ECT, announced the time frame for Thailand’s next general election. The law on the election of MPs will be promulgated by 31 March 2018 while the ECT’s regulations on elections, including electoral districts, will be released in early April.
2017-07-18 10:06
 

Social media has exploded in indignation over news that a naval college field trip to Japan was marked more by onsen springs and skiing than training and development.

The corruption watchdog group Watchdog ACT has revealed details of a trip to Japan taken by a class of the Royal Thai Naval Command and Staff College which was sanctioned by the Naval Education Department. A significant portion of the itinerary appears to bear no relevance to the trip’s formal purpose of ‘observing work’.