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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Revamping Thai Airways will test business acumen of military junta

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Reuters

    ... of its ability to manage the economy and that it is not out to merely weed out allies of previous prime ministers. "You are right in noting that Prajin is a military man with little experience in running a company," said Monthon Satchukorn, a spokesman for the Thai Air Force and a Prajin aide. "Prajin is a man he [Prayuth] can trust," Monthon said. Prajin, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557064/revamping-thai-airways-will-test-business-acumen-military-junta
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... transportation do not occur very often in Thailand, but this case shows that there are loopholes in the system’s security which allowed the offender to commit the crimes,” Napanwut said. The man arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550171/thais-demand-capital-punishment-after-13-year-old-girl-raped-and-killed
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Man arrested for reading Orwell novel Police in Thailand yesterday arrested eight people for demonstrating against the nation's increasingly repressive military junta, including a man dragged away by undercover officers for reading a copy of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. The arrest was the first known case of anyone being detained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538616/protesting-thai-reader-orwells-1984-dragged-police-bangkok
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

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

    ... borders. Jarupong Ruangsuwan, an ex-minister and wanted man in Thailand, said the new Organisation of Free Thais for Human Rights and Democracy (FT-HD) would press for the restoration of democratic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539855/former-minister-jarupong-ruangsuwan-new-party-oppose-thai-military
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-junta protesters enlist Hunger Games salute as act of defiance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... apparently disguised as journalists. Security forces, many carrying riot shields, were deployed, backed briefly by an armoured Humvee with a soldier manning a mounted machine gun. The harsh response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524786/thai-anti-junta-protesters-enlist-hunger-games-salute-act-defiance
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

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

    ... earlier. But there was no sign of any rallies. A man was arrested and another fled when police thwarted their attempt to hold a protest at another shopping centre. One of the men held up a sign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1522532/us-rebukes-thai-coup-makers-urges-immediate-elections
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters use social media to stay one step ahead of military

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... violent response. The protests appear to be stretching the army. "We will do these small demonstrations every day until the coup is over," said one man at a protest yesterday. He ... places," said one man, who didn't want to be named, at a Bangkok protest on Saturday. "This way, if we keep the numbers small, the army won't do anything. We'll shake the roots ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519597/thai-protesters-use-social-media-stay-one-step-ahead-military
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Revealed: the pivotal last hours that led Thai general to declare, 'Sorry, I'm taking power'

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:25am by AP

    ... the conference room would be sealed by soldiers, and the man who called the meeting, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, would become Thailand's new ruler. Accounts of those pivotal moments at a military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519329/revealed-pivotal-last-hours-led-thai-general-declare-sorry-im-taking-power
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    ‘Holy traffic cones’ symbolise the turmoil that engulfs Thai politics

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... through his car window after he tried to move a toll-road cone. The third attack came on Saturday, when an ice delivery man was stabbed repeatedly in his chest and stomach for moving a cone to make a delivery. The man remains in intensive care at a Bangkok hospital. No one has been arrested for the attacks. "This is not just ridiculous and absurd, this is lawlessness," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1512191/holy-traffic-cones-symbolise-turmoil-engulfs-thai-politics
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s protest leader plans to occupy symbolic seat of power

    Posted May 12th 2014, 05:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Man in charge of Thailand's anti-government movement aims to move into vacated prime minister's office as political crisis deepens Protest leader in symbolic power bid Emboldened by the removal of Thailand's prime minister, anti-government protesters withdrew from Bangkok's main park yesterday and marched to the vacated prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1510646/thailands-protest-leader-plans-occupy-symbolic-seat-power

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