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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 junta arrests army general for Bangkok red-light district extortion

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:15pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok General arrested on suspicion of extortion in a notorious Bangkok red-light district, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member of the military. A Thai army general has been arrested on suspicion of extortion in a notorious Bangkok red-light district, officials said on Thursday, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    26 suspects in Thailand charged over alleged plot to attack city

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Thailand – a traditional stronghold of fugitive premier Thaksin Shinawatra – after the army seized power in a bloodless coup on May 22. The 24 men and two women, aged between 40 to 72, were indicted by a military court in the northeastern city of Khon Kaen on Friday, their lawyer Winyat Chatmontree said. He said the group – named the “Khon Kaen Model” by the army – include farmers, ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader appointed new prime minister by hand-picked parliament

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:51am by AP

    ... an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster ... was the only candidate and the assembly- hand-picked by the junta- is dominated by active and retired officers. The 60-year-old is due to retire from the army next month. Until then he will hold both ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... as army chief in September, moved quickly to silence dissent and deployed troops to quell protests in the weeks after the coup. The junta, formally known as the National Council for Peace ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand vows leniency on families caught up in surrogacy controversy

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by AFP

    ... Dozens, possibly hundreds, of foreign couples are thought to have been left in limbo after entering into surrogacy arrangements through Thai clinics. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-Ocha, who ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    UN decries Thailand’s harsh punishments for royal slurs

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok UN slams Thai penalties for royal slurs The UN human rights office has voiced alarm at recent arrests and jail sentences for insulting Thailand's monarchy, warning of "chilling effects" on freedom of expression under the junta. Since the army seized power in May, at least 13 new royal defamation cases had been opened and other ...

  10. 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 ...




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