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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king has gall bladder removed

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by AFP

    ... figure and a moral force during a reign that has been marked in recent years by political turmoil. In August he formally endorsed the kingdom's new prime minister, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, ... King Bhumibol Adulyadej has had his gall bladder removed, the palace said yesterday, two days after the 86-year-old was rushed to hospital, sparking fears for his health in the politically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1610914/thai-king-has-gall-bladder-removed
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king endorses junta leader Prayuth as prime minister

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:35am

    ... Reuters in Bangkok   Watch: Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand’s king on Monday, ... in the coming weeks, although power will remain firmly in the junta’s hands. “His Majesty the King has endorsed General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister to govern the country from this day onwards,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580518/thai-king-endorses-junta-leader-prayuth-prime-minister
  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha appoints interim assembly

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:26pm by BLOOM

    ... parliament before possible future elections, while maintaining absolute authority over the country. The assembly, endorsed yesterday by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will meet for the first time on August ... the military, including Prayuth's brother Preecha Chan-ocha, an army commander, and Songkitti Jaggabatara, a former defence chief. People who have held positions with political parties in the past ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564515/thai-junta-leader-prayuth-chan-ocha-appoints-interim-assembly
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... Chan-ocha, said it acted to restore order after months of political turmoil as protesters tried to topple the government of then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. She was forced to step down on May ... A provisional charter was endorsed by head of state King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday, allowing the appointment of a parliament, the National Legislative Assembly, which will nominate a new prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557713/prayuth-can-stay-power-until-elections-held-thai-legal-adviser-says
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    China, Vietnam back new Thai military government after West's disavowal

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... embassy in protest against the downgrading of relations after last month's coup, which saw General Prayuth Chan-ocha take power after months of political unrest that undermined the government ... Myanmar's foreign affairs ministry said it recognised Thailand's new military rulers. "Thailand is a sovereign state and the military government has been endorsed by their king," Aung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525458/china-and-vietnam-back-military-government-thailand-after-wests-disavowal
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta airs propaganda videos to show detainees treated well

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:00am by Associated Press

    ... establishment based in Bangkok with political supporters in the south, and a poorer majority centreed in the north and northeast that has begun to realise political and economic power. Earlier this week, army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who was endorsed on Monday by the king as the nation’s new head of government, warned potential opponents during a news conference not to criticise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520234/thai-junta-airs-propaganda-videos-show-detainees-treated-well
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Coup leader Prayuth gets Thailand king's backing to run the country

    Posted May 26th 2014, 01:20pm by AP

    ... by a royal endorsement yesterday to run the country after last week's coup, Thailand's junta leader warned citizens not to cause trouble, not to criticise and not to protest- or else face ... of violent confrontations and political turmoil between the now-ousted government and demonstrators who had called repeatedly for the army to intervene. "I'm not here to argue with anyone. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519626/thai-king-appoints-army-chief-new-junta-head-following-coup
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand appoints caretaker PM as Yingluck Shinawatra removed from office

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:57pm by AFP

    ... date has yet to be endorsed by a royal decree. The court ruling plunges Thailand deeper into a prolonged political crisis. Anti-government protesters are still on Bangkok’s streets ... Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers for abuse of power on Wednesday, a ruling that threatens to unleash a new wave of political unrest. The cabinet swiftly appointed a deputy premier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505750/thai-court-finds-pm-yingluck-shinawatra-guilty-power-abuse-orders-her
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai opposition refuses to commit to July election, threatens ‘final uprising’

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 07:21pm by Reuters

    ... to issue a royal decree and get the king's endorsement for the vote. The cabinet, which must also sign off on an election, would likely consider the decree next week, he said. Thailand has ... for talks and for a political reform process to take place alongside an election. "I will outline a way out for Thailand and put it to the public. This will take one or two days," Abhisit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500857/thai-pm-election-commission-agree-hold-new-vote-july
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces rice-subsidy hearing after Senate vote

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 07:18pm by Reuters

    ... today against negligence charges over a disastrous rice-subsidy scheme. Anti-government protesters are in their fifth month of a campaign to force out Yingluck and set in motion political ... affiliation is prohibited in the non-partisan Senate, the majority of the 77 elected seats will be decided on the basis of endorsements from powerful, party-affiliated local institutions, particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461059/thais-vote-senate-showdown-looms-pm

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