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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Miss Universe Thailand resigns under social media fire

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:27pm

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Weluree Ditsayabut quits after barrage of comments on her political views and looks Miss Universe Thailand has resigned less than a month into her reign after ... in the international Miss Universe pageant. The actress and former talk show host said on Monday she was initially pleased to have won the title, but that the hail of brutal comments on social media blasting ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

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

    ... but this announcement says the opposite,” said Phansasiri Kularb, a journalism lecturer at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. “The order is very broad and... every comment is subject exclusively to the NCPO’s ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's military launches Operation Cheer Up amid round-up of activists

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:33am by AP

    ... happiness are they talking about?" said Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a Thai professor of Southeast Asian studies at Kyoto University who has refused to respond to a junta summons ordering him ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai confidence jumps on hopes the army will bring order after chaos

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:55pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... a caretaker government that lacked the power to make policy or approve new spending. The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday its May consumer confidence index hit its highest ... was confidence in the future due to political clarity. People were more confident the economy would get better,” Thanavath Phonvichai, an economics professor at the university, told a news briefing. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THAILAND

    Thailand’s army was just biding its time under pro-Thaksin rule

    Posted May 26th 2014, 07:09pm by MARK THOMPSON

    ... Centre at the City University of Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army detains Yingluck, bans 155 key figures from leaving country

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:39am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... there was no sign of tanks or significant troop numbers deployed around the capital. Bangkok was calm and life appeared normal, although the military ordered all schools and universities to stay closed. ...

  7. 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

    ... the military is in charge,” said Thitinan Pongsudhirak, a political analyst at Chulalongkorn University. He said Prayuth needed to convince everyone with a stake in the outcome of the need for “reforms ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Business as usual in Bangkok, despite declaration of martial law

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... sides," said Thitinan Pongsudhirak, director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University. "If the army is seen as favouring one side over ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai interim PM in crisis talks as pressure builds for him to resign

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:37pm

    ... and opponents clashed. The political divisions are poisoning every aspect of society in Thailand. Thailand’s new candidate for the Miss Universe pageant, 22-year-old Weluree Ditsayabut, has outraged ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s military declares martial law in wake of deadly protests

    Posted May 20th 2014, 07:11am by Reuters

    ... to legitimise this move by the army,” said Pavin Chachavalpongpun from the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University. The caretaker government, wary of the army given its past interventions ...




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