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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand’s junta arrests army general for Bangkok red-light district extortion

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:15pm

    ... of the military. Major-General Jenronnarong Detwan, 56, was arrested by the military early on Wednesday at a hotel near the seedy Patpong area charged with extorting money from street vendors, the Defence ... bars catering mainly to foreigners attracted by Thailand’s huge sex industry. The military, who took power in a May 22 coup, began investigating the general after complaints from street vendors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1563441/thai-junta-arrest-army-general-bangkok-red-light-district-extortion
  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

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

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

    ... and other matters. The protesters who undermined Yingluck's government during months of street rallies- and whose leadership is close to the royalist and military establishment- wanted ...

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

    Thai junta’s gag on media raises alarm, criticism

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

    ... but this announcement says the opposite,” said Phansasiri Kularb, a journalism lecturer at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. “The order is very broad and... every comment is subject exclusively to the NCPO’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556643/thai-juntas-gag-media-raises-alarm-criticism
  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai ruling junta issues permit for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra to travel abroad

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... that could have led to his return sparked months of opposition street protests leading up to the May coup. A military source said Yingluck must inform the Thai authorities of her whereabouts through overseas embassies while travelling. Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha seized power after the street rallies and related violence left 28 people dead and paralysed Yingluck's government. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555558/thai-ruling-junta-issues-permit-ex-pm-yingluck-shinawatra-travel-abroad
  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets after election annulled

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s opponents take to the streets, emboldened by a Constitutional Court decision on Friday to nullify last month’s election Anti-government protests resume in Thai capital Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand resumed street protests yesterday after lying low for weeks, piling pressure on increasingly beleaguered Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1456172/anti-government-protesters-return-streets-thailand
  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Party time again in Bangkok after curfew lifted

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AP

    ... Moore's group started the night on one of the capital's most infamous red-light streets, Soi Cowboy, where they toasted the curfew being lifted. "As for what happens the rest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533612/party-time-again-bangkok-after-curfew-lifted
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai junta leader says interim government will be set up in August

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:14pm

    ... to the next year national budget. The army took power on May 22 in a bloodless coup after six months of sometimes violent street protests pitting mainly rural supporters of ousted Prime Minister ... with inciting unrest, violating cyber laws and defying the junta’s orders. He had spearheaded an online campaign promoting street protests against the coup. Thailand has been polarised for nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531487/thai-junta-leader-says-interim-government-will-be-set-august
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Don't call this a coup, say Thailand's military rulers

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:23pm by BLOOM

    ... the threat of military trial to stifle criticism of the junta in the Thai press, schools and on the streets, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is sending diplomats to explain the situation to foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531101/dont-call-coup-say-thailands-military-rulers
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai military launches ‘bring back happiness’ campaign after coup

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:07pm by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... The Guardian in Bangkok Junta orders campaign with events that are a cross between army-controlled street parties and music festivals The Thai Army’s new campaign, which is staging free ... to pet ponies. A bizarre combination of an army-controlled street party and a music festival, the “parties” have been taking place in parks and squares, where the public is showered with free ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525906/thai-military-junta-launches-bring-back-happiness-campaign-after-coup
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... by its sun-soaked beaches and hedonistic nightlife, the kingdom welcomed a record 26.5 million foreign visitors last year. But months of street protests and political bloodshed have taken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1527423/thai-coup-dims-tourist-allure-land-smiles

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