Thai Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks during a debate on the 2-trillion-baht loan bill at Parliament, in Bangkok on March 28, 2013. The 2-trillion-baht (USD 68 billion USD) loan bill would be used to boost the national infrastructure and investment projects for the Association of South east Asian Nations Economic Community (AEC).
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Abhisit is here, where is Thaksin?
Abhisit Vejjajiva sat at the Democrat Party headquarters in Phaya Thai and said, "If I’m guilty, then execute me". Whether he’s a "murderer" who ordered the killing of "innocent" civilians or not, he’s here in Thailand willing to face charges. So let the from Bangkok Post Read more »
Perils of populism
Dom Dunn says in his May 18 letter, ''Abhisit loses crop plot'', that ''Khun Abhisit's view seems to be that populist policies do not guarantee votes and that might explain his reluctance to offer vote-winning policies, but if populist policies don't wor from Bangkok Post Read more »
Thai ruling party demands apology for red shirt rally deaths
The ruling Pheu Thai Party yesterday demanded that opposition and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and Democrat MP Suthep Thaugsuban apologise to the families of those killed and injured in the 2010 red-shirt riots. More than 10,000 red shirts fro from Asia One Read more »
Poll: Most disagree with snap election
Most of the people disagree with having a snap election before the end of this year as predicted by Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, Suan Dusit Poll says. Asked to comment on Mr Abhisit's prediction, most or 44.80% of the respondents said they di from Bangkok Post Read more »
Abhisit's prediction rings true
Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva showed his mettle when he predicted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would dissolve the House within the year. He also declared the government's populist policies are failing, and thus a snap election to extend its rul from Bangkok Post Read more »