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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

    ... of Justice ruled in 2013 that Cambodia had sovereignty over the immediate area around the temple. "Regional neighbours in Asia know that it is of economic benefit to them to take a soft approach ... 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 ...

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    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

    ... a low profile ever since." Yingluck was removed from office in a controversial court ruling shortly before the army toppled the remnants of her elected government. She was among hundreds ... The junta has ruled out holding new elections before around October of next year, despite appeals from the United States and the European Union for a return to democracy. Additional reporting ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok After rumour of crackdown on illegal workers sparks mass exodus of migrants, neighbour agrees with junta on steps to reassure labourers Cambodia helps quash talk of worker purge Thailand and Cambodia agreed yesterday to quash "rumours" of a crackdown against illegal migrant workers by the new Thai junta after the exodus of nearly 180,000 ...

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

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

    ... of the ruling council added that martial law, imposed two days before the army seized power on May 22, would remain in force for the foreseeable future. The military, under army chief General Prayuth ...

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    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 08:45pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Order severely restricting journalists and commentators from voicing criticism of Thailand's ruling military junta generates concern Journalists and academics raised concerns on Saturday about the Thai military government’s latest move to tighten its grip on the media by banning them from criticising the junta’s operations and threatening ...

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

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

    ... leaders allied to the ousted government plan to establish a movement outside Thailand to lead a campaign of civil disobedience to military rule, two members of the group said yesterday. This comes as the ruling military junta started a systematic reshuffle to blunt the power of officials seen as loyal to former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, and the anti-corruption agency announced a new ...

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    Rape and murder of girl, 13, on Thai train sparks calls for capital punishment

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... out, they commit the crime again and again to the point that judicial power in Thailand is no longer sacred,” the petition read. Colonel Winthai Suvaree, a spokesman for the ruling junta, said ...

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    Thailand issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of an opposition alliance to counter the junta. The “Organisation of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy” (FT-HD) has vowed to press for the restoration of democratic rule from an as yet undisclosed ...

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

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

    ... environmental, judicial and other matters and give its recommendations to the constitution drafting committee. He said the ruling junta “wants to see an election that will take place under the new ... legislators, with the goal of allowing the traditional, conservative royalist ruling elite to retain power. Prayuth also spoke about international criticism of the coup, particularly from the European ...

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    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

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

    ... 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 ... rule. Since taking power in a coup on May 22, the junta has muzzled dissent across the nation and effectively stifled any attempt to coordinate widespread anti-coup actions. It has imposed ...




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