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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557713/prayuth-can-stay-power-until-elections-held-thai-legal-adviser-says
  2. 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

    ... stayed out of politics since the military seized power, according to the junta, known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). "The NCPO yesterday approved prime minister ... to a loss-making rice subsidy scheme. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) said yesterday it was referring that case to the attorney general's office for possible referral to a Supreme Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555558/thai-ruling-junta-issues-permit-ex-pm-yingluck-shinawatra-travel-abroad
  3. 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." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557064/revamping-thai-airways-will-test-business-acumen-military-junta
  4. 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 ...

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

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

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

    ... and both the United States and European Union have downgraded diplomatic ties. The military's National Council for Peace and Order has played down these moves, focusing instead ... not to interfere in each other's politics," said Kan Yuenyong of the Siam Intelligence Unit think tank. "Cambodia has no reason to interfere in Thailand right now, but in the past Hun Sen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545081/thailands-military-government-seeks-stronger-regional-ties-west-backs
  6. 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

    ... political reforms before elections. It has quashed most dissent, threatening or arresting critics of the coup. Prayuth said the national reform council will consider political, economic, social, ... Union and the United States, which have cut back on aid and political co-operation and called for early elections. “Today, if we go ahead and hold a general election, it will lead to a situation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542337/thai-elections-take-place-october-2015-says-junta-leader
  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok FT-HD leader says his group aims to unite dissidents around the world Former minister forms new party to oppose military The former leader of the toppled Thai ruling party yesterday launched the first official opposition group to the nation's new military regime, bidding to draw together dissidents within the country and outside its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539855/former-minister-jarupong-ruangsuwan-new-party-oppose-thai-military
  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand issues arrest warrant for anti-coup group spokesman

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... weapons seized in Thailand during the past month,” deputy national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung said on Sunday. Thailand’s military rulers justified their takeover as necessary to restore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543144/thailand-issues-arrest-warrant-anti-coup-group-spokesman
  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Man arrested for reading Orwell novel Police in Thailand yesterday arrested eight people for demonstrating against the nation's increasingly repressive ... of totalitarianism has become relevant after the army deposed the nation's elected government in a May 22 coup. A police officer said all the arrests took place in and around the upmarket Siam Paragon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538616/protesting-thai-reader-orwells-1984-dragged-police-bangkok
  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Russian gang boss wanted since 1990s arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... Thailand's deputy national police chief, Wuthi Liptapallop, said the case had cast light on foreigners living in Thailand on retirement visas. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1540531/russian-gang-boss-wanted-1990s-arrested-thailand

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