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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's military government seeks stronger regional ties as West backs off

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by Reuters

    ... to criticism from the West about its seizure of power in May and its reluctance to set an early date for a return to civilian rule. In the latest move, Acting Foreign Minister Sihasak Phuangketkeow ... "Veera! Fight! Fight!" as he made his way through a media scrum. Cambodia's pardon for the Thai activist suggests a thaw in relations between old foes and a 180-degree change in stance ...

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    China, Vietnam back new Thai military government after West's disavowal

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... for Thailand's new military government, an army spokesman said, after several foreign governments voiced disapproval of the coup. Army supporters held a small gathering yesterday at the Australian embassy in protest against the downgrading of relations after last month's coup, which saw General Prayuth Chan-ocha take power after months of political unrest that undermined the government ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... Thailand's deputy national police chief, Wuthi Liptapallop, said the case had cast light on foreigners living in Thailand on retirement visas. ...

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    Thai junta releases opposition activist Kritsuda Khunasen

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:57pm by AP

    ... released after a seven-day detention period allowed under martial law. Her boyfriend was turned over to police, the spokesman said. On Sunday, he said Kritsuda was detained because she was related ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

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

    ... academics, red-shirt figures and other opponents of the army power grab. The junta's foreign affairs ministry dismissed the announcement. "There is only one legitimate government, ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader says interim government will be set up in August

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:14pm

    ... Reuters in Bangkok But a general election is still more than a year away, as military leaders start PR offensive calling on foreign diplomats and reporters not to call the seizure of power ... guilty of abuse of power on May 7, for transferring the country’s security chief to another post so that a relative could benefit from related job moves, and ordered her to step down after months ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand and Cambodia agree to quash crackdown ‘rumours’ after worker exodus

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Cambodian labourers. The numbers of labourers fleeing home soared after the Thai military regime warned last week that illegal foreign workers face arrest and deportation. The junta has since ... It's been taken out of context," Eat said. "We agreed to work together in order to clarify any issues." During talks with Thai foreign ministry permanent secretary Sihasak ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue. Thailand was represented in Singapore by a relatively low-level delegation that included Sihasak Phuangketkeow, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, rather than the senior generals and defence ministry officials sent by other countries. Adding to the pressure on the Thai junta, Canberra said yesterday that Australia has scaled back relations ...

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    Arrests as soldiers and police curb Thailand anti-coup flashmobs

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 09:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of more than five people were banned under martial law declared by Army Chief Prayuth two days before he seized power in a coup three weeks ago. His troops have so far taken a relatively light ... In a televised address to the nation on Friday, Prayuth warned Thais against using the salute. “I beg you not to raise the three fingers. Why do you have to imitate them (foreigners)?” he said. “If you ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... the threat of military trial to stifle criticism of the junta in the Thai press, schools and on the streets, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is sending diplomats to explain the situation to foreign ... different," junta spokesman Colonel Werachon Sukondhapatipak said on Wednesday night at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand. "The only thing that happened in Thailand is the change ...




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