Royal decree signed : election of the PM next monday

The long and painful wait will end… monday. The Democrat Party claoms to have a coalition (the “Frankenstein Coalition“) and its leader Abhisit should be elected Prime Minister.

Unless the ex-PPP manages to convince the defectors… to defect again. šŸ˜‰

Prepare the pop corn.

Thailand’s House of Representatives will vote for a new prime minister on Monday after His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej approved a royal decree for an extraordinary session of Parliament, according to House Speaker Chai Chidchob.

“The meeting is scheduled on Monday at 9:30 am,” the House Speaker said on Thursday. (TNA)

4 Responses to “Royal decree signed : election of the PM next monday”


  1. 1 Rockderk the Great 12 December 2008 at 4:05 am

    It will be interesting to see if Mr A. actually has the cohones – that’s if he gets in- to unravel the dangerous mess he’s inheriting. Will he take on the dark forces who ensure Thailand remains a perennial ‘developing’ nation, a gilded cess-pit of chained automatons highly schooled in the art of toaster assembly and/or tricks involving ping pong balls, or will he speak to the people as a servant of the nation and outline policies introducing sweeping grassroots reforms which prioritize education, the rule of law, transparent governance, the environment and several hundred other areas in desperate need of attention. I ain’t holding my breath…

  2. 2 chinesethai 12 December 2008 at 5:36 am

    We should wait for the constitution court verdict on the status of the dissolved PPP and Chartthai members, including House Speaker Chai Chidchob.

  3. 3 thaichris 12 December 2008 at 9:04 am

    @CT

    The constitution court will not look into the tatus of the party list MP’s.

    The Nation wrote:

    … Yesterday, the Constitution Court said it would make a ruling on Tuesday (Dec 16) on whether Chaovarat Charnvirakul, the caretaker PM, has legal authority to dissolve the House and call a new election.

    The Constitution Court, however, dismissed a petition to rule on the status of party-list MPs in the wake of the dissolution of three former government parties …

  4. 4 chinesethai 15 December 2008 at 5:11 am

    ::::::BREAKING NEWS::::::::

    The Red Shirts are going wild, destroying police’s barricade in front of the Parliament Building and throwing stones and rocks into the premise. Democrat MPs’ vans and cars are being stoned. They are moving to the Dems’s Headquarter and threatened to burn down the Dems’ Building.


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Thailand Crisis

Coup, Economic slowdown, Terror In the South... The situation is worsening in Thailand. Bumpy road like often before.

But this time, it's different.

The key to understand the present turmoil is the inevitable... succession of King Bhumibol.


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