8 years tenure
30 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
The Constitutional Court on Friday ruled in favour of Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha and affirmed his eligibility to stay in power as Prime Minister, more than 8 years after he assumed the top office through a military coup.
8 Sep 2022
Documents have been leaked in the Constitutional Court case to determine whether Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has reached his maximum tenure as Prime Minister. The Court announced plans to investigate.
28 Aug 2022
Taking up the position as acting Prime Minister, Gen Prawit Wongsuwan is under the spotlight as he assumes responsibility for political developments. While he has long been adept at playing behind-the-scenes kingmaker, the question of how he will perform as the country’s temporary leader remains.
25 Aug 2022
The Constitutional Court has accepted a petition asking it to rule whether Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s time in office is up due to the 8-year maximum term limit for a Prime Minister imposed by the 2017 Constitution, and suspended him from office until a ruling is made.
20 Aug 2022
A maximum 8-year term limit for the Prime Ministership as stipulated in the 2017 Constitution has become a potential political landmine for Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha. As the answer is remained to be seen, the speculations emerged as laws are interpreted differently.