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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    People's Army protesters in Bangkok urge overthrow of 'Thaksin regime'

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok People's Army protesters demand overthrow of government as fears of fresh violent unrest grow Rally urges end of 'Thaksin regime' Hundreds ... the country to unite and become a people's army to overthrow the Thaksin regime," said one of the group's key leaders, retired general Preecha Iamsuwan.   Despite initial concerns over ...

  2. 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

    ... in mid-2010 that left nearly 100 dead. They are also widely believed to have close ties to the People's Democratic Reform Committee that has led the anti-government protests in Bangkok over ... Mark Thompson Mark Thompson says coup could signal the start of a bloody suppression Thai army was just biding its time under pro-Thaksin rule While international condemnation of last ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta commanders travel to China for regional security talks

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... chief of the general staff of the People's Liberation Army. The coup was the latest convulsion in a decade-long conflict between the Bangkok-based royalist establishment and former prime ... at times, violent protests against Yingluck's government, saying it had to act to prevent more bloodshed. China's People's Daily on Monday warned against aping Western-style ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's coup-prone army not plotting to intervene in political crisis

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:49pm by Reuters

    ... an appointed "people';s council" to take over and begin a reform programme before another election is held. Yingluck is looking increasingly isolated. More chaos on the streets could ... Reuters in Bangkok Stand-off on streets over nation's leadership has prompted speculation of a military takeover Army denies any plot to intervenein political crisis Thailand's ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:37am

    ... signatures within one day. Thailand’s army ousted an elected civilian government in May. “The offenders, once arrested and sentenced, usually get pardoned and released from jail. And when they get ...

  6. 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

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Polls indicate increasing confidence in the Thai economy following May 22 military coup that bought an end to months of political protest Thai consumer confidence jumped in May on hopes a new military government would impose order after months of political chaos that had threatened to tip the economy into recession. The army toppled the remnants of former prime ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Reading takes on a tone of defiance among coup critics in Thailand

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:12am by AP

    ... the intimate details of people's personal lives, is not among them. "But we have Big Brother watching us now," Kasama said. "It has become too risky to speak out. It's sad. ... in public has become an act of resistance. On Saturday evening in Bangkok, a week and a half after the army seized power in a coup, about a dozen people gathered in the middle of a busy, elevated ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... on strengthening its relationship with China and others in Asia. Last month, a Thai army delegation visited China and Malaysia's defence minister came to Thailand. Myanmar's army chief is due ...

  9. 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

    ... military junta will install an interim constitution next month, and elections will be held around October next year, its leader announced on Friday. Army commander General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who ... the adoption of the constitution. He made no mention of a public referendum on the new charter, as was held in 2007 after an earlier coup against an elected government. The army seized power May 22 ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... continues Thai army bans ousted government leaders from leaving the country Thailand's military government yesterday detained former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and members of her family ... of the political divide, including Yingluck and her successor Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan, were ordered to show up. Military chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha was at the army centre at the same time ...




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