Law and judiciary

Constitution and rights

Parliament adopts only 1 charter change bill

The joint parliament sitting on Thursday passed only one out of 13 constitutional change bills in the first reading.The legislation would raise the number of constituency MPs from 350 to 400 and restore the old selection formula for 100 list MPs.The bill was proposed by ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand's Youth Take On The Establishment

Leaderless, social media-savvy and inspired by Hong Kong’s young activists, Thailand’s budding pro-democracy movement is intent on overhauling the government, rewriting the constitution and even taking on a law that shields the monarchy.The kingdom has seen a decades-long spin-cycle of coups and violent street protests ...

Effort to clamp down on illegal software launched

BSA The Software Alliance is partnering with Thai police and chief executives on a campaign to reduce the use of illegal software in the workplace by the end of 2019.The Clean Up to the Countdown campaign seeks to encourage top executives to legalize their corporate ...

The Nation Reporter

Amending Constitution is 'urgent' govt policy, Wissanu says

Amending the Constitution is an urgent policy of the new government, although there was no deadline for completion of the work, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Wednesday.Wissanu said coalition member the Democrat Party, which had made amendment of the Constitution a key policy ...

The Nation Reporter

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