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25 May 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party Saturday criticised the Democrat Party for trying to mislead the public into thinking the government intends to sponsor the unity bill proposed by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung.
25 May 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung has vowed to bring ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra home a free man before the New Year.
25 May 2013 : The water summit in Chiang Mai gave Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi a chance to raise his public profile as well as a reason to promote the province as a convention hub.
24 May 2013 : Red-shirt supporters of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra from various northeastern provinces have begun converging on Thung Srimuang open ground in Muang district of Udon Thani province for a "bring Thaksin home" rally, reports said.
24 May 2013 : At least 60% of eligible voters are expected cast ballots in the June 16 by-election in Don Muang area, Bangkok's Constituency 12, Election Management Office deputy director Wanchai Jaikusol said on Friday.
24 May 2013 : The House committee vetting proposed changes to Section 190 of the constitution has decided that only three types of government agreements signed with other countries will need parliamentary approval in future.
24 May 2013 : Pheu Thai MP for Yasothon Piraphan Palusuk yesterday submitted Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung's reconciliation bill to parliament.
23 May 2013 : The Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday said it had yet to receive a statement from Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanchana who has been assigned by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to explain the return of an ordinary Thai passport to her fugitive brother Thaksin.
23 May 2013 : Democrat Party MPs have threatened to withdraw from the House committee scrutinising the 2.2 trillion baht loans bill and seek a Constitution Court ruling on its legality if by June 3 the government does not provide details of the various projects to be carried out with the loans.
23 May 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung's reconciliation bill seeking a blanket amnesty for people involved in past political unrest has been filed with the House of Representatives.
23 May 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung has asked the top brass at the Justice Ministry to study the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions, a ministry source says.
23 May 2013 : The Democrat Party has called on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to clarify her stance on the reconciliation and amnesty bills.