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PM targets corruption in government and military

The Prayut administration took several steps against corruption among state officials last week as the Prime Minister launched an investigation into procurement of microphones for Government House. Charges were also prepared against 16 officials over land scandals and prosecutors readied a case against an army general for running an extortion racket.

The Prayut administration took several steps against corruption among state officials last week as the Prime Minister launched an investigation into procurement of microphones for Government House.

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Prime Minister outlines policy after first Cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha outlined his government’s policies in a speech before the National Legislative Assembly last week after presiding over his first Cabinet meeting at Government House. The Prime Minister outlined a number of policy priorities including promoting economic growth, reducing social disparities and increasing good governance while fighting corruption.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha outlined his government’s policies in a speech before the National Legislative Assembly last week after presiding over his first Cabinet meeting at Government House.

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More than 7,000 candidates apply for Reform Council

More than 7,000 people from all walks of life had applied for positions on the National Reform Council as the deadline for applications approached last week. The 250-member Council will draft ambitious and wide-ranging measures to reform 11 fields important for Thailand’s future, including politics, administrations, the economy, media, energy, public health and the environment and education.
More than 7,000 people from all walks of life had applied for positions on the National Reform Council as the deadline for applications approached last week.

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PM and cabinet members take an oath of allegiance to H.M. the King

Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Prime Minister, led the newly appointed council of ministers to take an oath of allegiance to His Majesty the King. Following the Royal Command, dated August 24, 2014, appointing Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Chief of National Council for Peace and Order, as the 29th Prime Minister of Thailand, and a Royal Command to appoint 32 ministers to administer state affairs which are in accordance with Section 19 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (Interim), B.E. 2557 (2014),
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Prime Minister, led the newly appointed council of ministers to take an oath of allegiance to His Majesty the King.
 
Following the Royal Command, dated August 24, 2014, appointing Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Chief of National Council for Peace and Order, as the 29th Prime Minister of Thailand, and a Royal Command to appoint 32 ministers to administer state affairs which are in accordance with Section 19 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand (Interim), B.E.

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Democracy and Rule of Law in Thailand

The rule of law is an essential element of democracy and one of the institutions which has the responsibility to uphold the rule of law is the judicairy.

Democracy and Rule of Law in Thailand: Judicialization of Politics or Politicization of the Judiciary

Professor Emeritus Dr. Suchit Bunbongkarn

 

 

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Mission Statement and Policies of NCPO

1. Mission statement  To end the conflict among the Thai people, to drive the economy forward and to restore confidence under the executive, legislative and judicial frameworks by exercising the royal prerogatives of the King through such frameworks in the same tradition in which a regular government has exercised such powers, with the institution of the monarchy remaining above all conflicts.  Build trust and confidence amongst foreign nations and international organizations in the international arena on the basis of protecting national interests.  Build confidence for foreign investment and other foreign business dealings in Thailand.  Create stability in all dimensions – political, economic, social and cultural – to transition the democratic system in Thailand, with the King as Head of State, towards universally accepted standards, with trust from all sides.  Coordinate viewpoints and seek common ground among people with different opinions, with the national interest foremost in mind.  Elevate education levels and build standards of living in accordance with the sufficiency economy approach under a sustainable democratic system of governance with the King as Head of State.
Mission Statement and Policies
of the Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)
 

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Policy Statement of the Council of Ministers

Pursuant to the Royal Command dated 8 August 2011 appointing me as Prime Minister, and the Royal Command dated 9 August 2011 appointing the Council of Ministers, the Council of Ministers has now completed the formulation of its policy on the administration of state affairs – in adherence to the system of parliamentary democracy with the King as Head of State, and encompassing the fundamental policy approach stipulated in Chapter 5 of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Cabinet therefore wishes to present the said policy to this joint session of the National Assembly to apprise the latter of the direction in which the government will administer the nation in order to restore harmony, compassion, and happiness among Thais in the society, and to steer the country through the daunting economic crisis we are facing, so that the nation can advance its development in a secure and sustainable manner.

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Thailand's Social Policy: Vision and Direction

It is a great pleasure for me to be at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs once again and to have this opportunity to speak about the vision and direction of Thailand’s social policy. I have had many occasions and opportunities to meet and to speak to those of you present in the room over the past two years, but rarely do I have the opportunity to speak about social policy and social issues.


Speech by
H.E. Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand
"Thailand's Social Policy: Vision and Direction"
Tuesday 18 January 2011, 15.00 hrs.
Vithes Samosorn, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests,



 



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