28 Jul 2023
The next PM vote, along with one to amend Section 272, will take place on 4 August 2023, the same day that the Constitutional Court considers the petition regarding Pita Limjaroenrat’s renomination. The House Speaker insisted Thaksin’s return is of no concern to parliament.
16 Jul 2023
Attempts to disqualify Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat and block his bid to become the next Prime Minister have sparked a wave of protests during the past week in several provinces calling for the Senate and the House of Representative to approve his nomination as Prime Minister, as his party won the most seats in the last general election.
4 Jul 2023
The Metropolitan Police have declared a no-protest zone within a 50-metre radius around the parliament complex from 3 – 6 July, while the new parliament is in session and voting for House Speaker and Deputy Speakers.
20 Mar 2023
The Thai parliament has been dissolved, according to a decree published in the Royal Government Gazette today (20 March), three days before the end of parliament’s term on Thursday (23 March).
17 Feb 2023
Leader of the far-right Thai Pakdee Party has displayed an official letter from parliament on his Facebook page, announcing that his request to collect signatures to propose an amendment to Section 112 of the Criminal Code has been authorized.
11 Feb 2022
The Thai parliament voted yesterday (9 February 2022) to forward the marriage equality bill, proposed by Move Forward Party (MFP), to the Cabinet for consideration, delaying the bill’s first reading.
31 Jan 2020
Earlier today (31 January), the opposition filed a motion of no-confidence against 6 ministers, including prime minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, and plans to open the debate on 19 February.
18 Oct 2019
Yesterday (18 October), 70 Future Forward Party (FFP) MPs voted not to approve the Emergency Decree to transfer the control of two infantry regiments to King Vajiralongkorn, going against the rest of parliament, including their opposition allies.
3 Oct 2019
King Vajiralongkorn gains two infantry regiments by Emergency Decree, indicating an extensive round of military reform.  The government has enacted an Emergency Decree to transfer the 1st and 11th Infantry Regiments, the King’s Guard, to His Majesty’s personal control. The two regiments were previously in the military chain of command under the Royal Thai Army and the Ministry of Defence.
23 Aug 2019
On 22 August, parliament voted not to support a proposal to set up a separate Standing Committee on LGBT rights. Instead, LGBT rights will be subsumed under the Standing Committee on children, young people, women, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and ethnic groups.
26 May 2019
Chuan Leekpai, a senior member from the Democrat Party and former Prime Minister of Thailand, was elected by the House of Representatives as its Speaker on Saturday (May 25). Election of Chuan Leekpai as House Speaker shows rifts in both power blocs.
28 Nov 2013
Group of academics on Thursday called on the government to resolve the current conflict by holding referendum to amend the constitution, and dissolve the parliament, paving the way for new election. 


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