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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    26 suspects in Thailand charged over alleged plot to attack city

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Farmers, security guards and professionals among those arrested the day after junta took over Twenty-six people accused of plotting an attack in Thailand have been indicted by a military court on charges including weapon possession and conspiring to commit terrorism, their lawyer said on Saturday. The suspects were arrested in northeastern ...

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

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

    ... influence and benefit an elite minority that has failed to win national elections for more than a decade. Prayuth has effectively served as de facto prime minister since staging the May 22 coup. ... passport was revoked after he criticised the coup and refused to respond to a junta summons ordering him home. Prayuth's appointment by the National Legislative Assembly must be approved ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra returns home as legal threat lingers

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:12pm by Reuters

    ... said. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) says the rice-buying scheme, the flagship policy that brought Yingluck to power in 2011, had incurred billions of dollars in losses that she ...

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    Thai legislature meets for first time after appointment by military junta after coup

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:53pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Legislative body dominated by active and retired military officers convenes in Bangkok, as Thai junta makes moves towards a return to democratic rule Thailand’s military-dominated legislature has held its first meeting, taking another step in the country’s slow return to electoral democracy after more than two months under the junta’s rule. The 197-member National ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai surrogate mum wants healthy twin back amid reports biological father is convicted paedophile

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... to give birth. Legal doctrine on the rights of all parties involved is inconsistent and still evolving, especially involving different nationalities. The case has caused a stir because the couple, ...

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    Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha appoints interim assembly

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

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok Thai military leader appoints interim assembly Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has selected a 200-member National Legislative Assembly to act as the nation's 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 ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... allows it, but whether he is appointed or not is down to the National Legislative Assembly." General Paiboon Koomchaya, in charge of legal affairs for the junta, suggested Prayuth could do ...

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    Bangkok urges Israel to relocate Thai workers away from Gaza Strip

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... to be moved to safer ground The government in Thailand on Thursday urged Israel to relocate 4,000 Thai nationals working near the battle-scarred Gaza Strip after one of its citizens was killed. ... Nations. The Thai Foreign Ministry said its embassy in Tel Aviv had advised its citizens to stop working in the area near Gaza. “But we will not evacuate our workers from Israel yet.” Sek ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Revamping Thai Airways will test business acumen of military junta

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

    ... by the junta in May. The other four board members include Adul Sangsingkeow, the national police chief under Yingluck's government. Four of the five who left have links with former prime minister ... the national carrier go bankrupt, it will undermine the government's stability." ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

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

    ... to immediately suspend the broadcast or publication of content that defies the order. The National Council for Peace and Order issued an order late on Friday prohibiting criticism by anyone on all forms ...




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