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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader General Prayuth allowed to stay in power until elections held

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:12pm by Reuters

    ... Thaksin's devoted following in the rural north and northeast has ensured that he or parties loyal to him have won every election since 2001. He was toppled in a coup in 2006. The military ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok FT-HD leader says his group aims to unite dissidents around the world Former minister forms new party to oppose military The former leader of the toppled Thai ruling party yesterday launched the first official opposition group to the nation's new military regime, bidding to draw together dissidents within the country and outside its ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Yingluck is expected to travel to Paris next week to attend the 65th birthday party of her elder brother, the fugitive ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Her request was approved because she has ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok It's party time again in Bangkok as curfew ends The generals who seized power in Thailand disrupted one of the country's most lucrative industries- ... to roar back to life. For the first time in a month, Saturday night freedom returned to the Thai capital over the weekend. "This is a party city, that's why we're here," said ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai elections to take place in October 2015, says junta leader

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:47pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Bhumibol Adulyadej. Thaksin, a former telecommunications billionaire, remains highly popular among the poor in Thailand’s north and northeast, and parties controlled by him have won every national ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army chief calls meeting with parties, protest leaders amid martial law

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:55pm by AFP and AP

    ... Thailand’s army chief summoned leaders of rival political groups and parties, Election Commission members and senators to a meeting a day after he declared martial law, to discuss a way out ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai military launches ‘bring back happiness’ campaign after coup

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:07pm by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... The Guardian in Bangkok Junta orders campaign with events that are a cross between army-controlled street parties and music festivals The Thai Army’s new campaign, which is staging free ... to pet ponies. A bizarre combination of an army-controlled street party and a music festival, the “parties” have been taking place in parks and squares, where the public is showered with free ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... Samui, Phuket and Krabi. Ravers will also be able to dance until dawn at the notorious full moon party on Koh Phangan after the junta granted a curfew exemption for June 9-13. Since deposing ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta moves to sideline pro-Thaksin governors and police

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:57am by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... to the junta’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). “If a Thaksin party wins the next election again then his guys will be waiting to take up key positions again.” Bangkok Police Official ... remains to be seen. Senior police officials say the military’s reshuffle can always be reversed. “If a Thaksin party wins the next election again then his guys will be waiting to take up key ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai political exiles plan to create anti-coup civil disobedience movement

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:09pm by Reuters

    ... council can keep Thaksin loyalists out remains to be seen. Senior police officials say the military's reshuffle can always be reversed. "If a Thaksin party wins the next election again ...




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