Thailand's junta chief yesterday said the country would hold elections in November 2018, more than four years after the military seized power and imposed a blanket ban on politics. The junta has announced election dates at least two times in the past, only to push them back later, citing concerns such as changes to the constitution and security issues.
Prayuth, head of the ruling junta, said the exact date would be announced in June 2018.
By November 2018, the symbolically important cremation of King Bhumibol will have taken place, and it is likely that the new king, Maha Vajiralongkorn, will have had his coronation ceremony.
After seizing power, the generals drafted a new charter that curbed the power of elected politicians and called for a fully appointed upper house Senate, with several spots reserved for military leaders.
The Puea Thai Party, founded by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who is now living in exile in Dubai, is the main political party in Thailand and has won all legislative elections, including the last one in 2011, since 2001.
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But in flawless , benign conditions for scoring, what had seemed nearly inevitable in this event for years finally happened. Maybe that's just a bit more pressure on myself but I'm so happy that I managed to defend it and what a great week again.
The prime minister also said the junta was considering whether to allow political activity - which it suspended after taking office - to resume after funeral services later this month for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died previous year.
"This announcement for the election in November next year will act to reduce that pressure, because if not, there could be chances for protests", he said.
He warned political parties against campaigning and said any breaches could result in the ban on political activities being prolonged.
Thaksin, a populist with strong support in the countryside, was ousted by the military in an earlier 2006 coup but his allies won subsequent elections.
Thaksin's governments, or those backed by him, have won every election since 2001, partly due to their overwhelming popularity with politically-powerful rural voters.
Nokia said the change in direction could affect the jobs of up to 310 of the 1,090 people employed by Nokia Technologies. Moving forward, Nokia said it would look to focus its Technologies arm on opportunities in licensing and healthcare.
Hours after the Gujarat government announced the tax cut, Devendra Fadnavis government also came out with tax reduction on fuel. Mr Rupani said Gujarat has become the first state to respond to the Centre's appeal to cut taxes on petrol and diesel.
According to the MarineTraffic website, a maritime database that monitors the movement of vessels, Hao Fan 6 from St. He said the ban, which went into effect on 5 October, did not entail asset freezes or travel bans.
The reigning US Open champion started the tournament on a patchy note as he was pushed to the limits by Lucas Pouille . She cemented her lead with another break in the seventh game for a 5-2 lead to serve out the set.
Sears last week received a revised bid from a group led by its executive chairman Brandon Stranzl to buy the business. On Tuesday, the retailer said in a statement that "following exhaustive efforts, no viable transaction" was made.
Honeywell on Tuesday raised the low end of its full year earnings per share guidance by 5 cents to a range of $7.05 to $7.10. Adamczyk said Honeywell "will focus on fewer markets and verticals", shifting away from consumer and distribution segments.
This v1.23 update brings some significant improvements. iOS 11.1 beta 2 features more than 50 new emoji characters . Since Apple has been teasing the new emojis that will be coming, we expect the update to hit sooner than later.
Commenting on the news is Chris Doman, security researcher at AlienVault, who is investigating hacking groups in North Korea . Kim Jong-un has repeatedly tested Washington's patience by continuing work on nuclear and ballistic missiles.
The International Atomic Energy Agency and the U.S intelligence community will monitor Iran's nuclear commitments regardless. Trump can then legitimately claim that he has succeeded in beginning to renegotiate the nuclear agreement as he promised .
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When asked if Williams would play in Australia, Tiley told the Australian Associated Press : "Serena will be back". It is in several months and, obviously, it will be to her to determine where she is physically.
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More than 1.1 million people serve in North Korea's armed forces, representing approximately 5 percent of its total population. Army's annual meeting in Washington, Mattis warned that he could not say what the future holds for the DPRK.
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It turns out that La Canfora had never spoken to Kaepernick directly about his thoughts on standing or kneeling during the anthem. La Canfora's original story was referenced by a few outlets, including the Associated Press (AP), who later issued a correction .
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And while that sounds positive, Australia still needed to step up the intensity to ensure it progresses with certainty. Entering the second half, Alma became increasingly busy in the Syrian goal.