Military Junta

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Banning of justice talks..

Banning of justice talks 'intimidation', say rights groups Human rights groups cancelled a scheduled panel discussion on the issue of access to justice Tuesday at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT) after the military junta requested them ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Thai junta forces rights group to nix presentation

Thailand's ruling military junta has forced a human rights group to cancel a presentation on the precarious rights situation in the Southeast Asian country three months after the army staged…Click to Continue » ... [Published Idaho Statesman - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Heavy military presence in Thai interim government raises concerns

SINGAPORE -- Thai army chief Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha unveiled a new cabinet Sunday, naming military officers to key cabinet posts. Just over one third of the 33-member cabinet, including the prime minister, is made up of active or retired military and ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

CANBERRA — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on Thailand’s beleaguered surrogacy industry.The man, who cannot be identified ... [Published Today Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

PH, Malaysia to lead regional growth

Moody’s Analytics, the research affiliate of Moody’s Investor Service, said the region would still struggle with various issues, particularly political uncertainty in Indonesia and Thailand, two of the region’s biggest economies.However, tighter integration ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Thai junta leader stacks cabinet with fellow military officials

BANGKOK -- Active or retired military officials have landed 11 of 32 posts in the new cabinet of Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand's army chief and interim prime minister.Prayuth, who took office as prime minister Aug. 25 after being elected by the National ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ministries to propose wide-ranging legislation for economic reform

THE country's economic ministries will propose a raft of new laws - and amendments to existing ones - to the National Legislative Assembly aimed at reforms in preparation for the onset of the Asean Economic Community next year. The Finance Ministry will ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand cabinet list endorsed by King

BANGKOK: Thailand announced its new cabinet today after the list was endorsed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej.The list, published in the Royal Gazette this afternoon, includes 11 ministers from the military and one minister from the police.The cabinet is headed ... [Published The Sun Daily - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

1st LD Writethru: 5 deputy PMs in Thailand's royally-endorsed cabinet

A royal command appointing Thailand's interim cabinet headed by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan- ocha was announced Sunday, with five deputy prime ministers included in the 32-member lineup. The five deputy premiers are Prawit Wongsuwan, a former defense ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Aung San Suu Kyi on Democracy vs. Dictatorship | Big Think

"Sometimes I think that a parody of democracy could be more dangerous than a blatant dictatorship, because that gives people an opportunity to avoid doing anything about it."Aung San Suu Kyi has spent much of the past 26 years campaigning for democracy ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar's First Census In 3 Decades Finds Population 9M Lower Than Expected

Myanmar has 9 million people fewer than previously thought, according to a census conducted in March and April, Agence France-Presse, or AFP, reported Saturday. Based on extrapolations from the country's last census, conducted in 1983 under the former ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Thai PM warns Cabinet ministers against graft

Thailand's new Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, has warned his Cabinet ministers that they will be sacked for poor performance and jailed if found guilty of graft."Any Cabinet member who does ... [Published Business Standard India - Aug 30 2014]

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"We see this as a violation of freedom of expression and the rights to received news and information by the people" said human rights lawyer Pawinee Chumsri, a member of the group Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) who coorganised the planned event together with...
"Those who come to us with unfair solution proposals should know that assenting to such solutions would mean the denial of our history which is impossible" said Erdogan, adding that Turkey would only approve of a deal if it recognizes the Turkish Cypriots as equal partners in a bi-zonal federation
"If they asked if they could cancel their payment and we kept the babies, I would definitely have said 'yes,'" she added
A joint declaration announced by the UN mission in Cyprus on February 11 said a settlement between the two sides "will be based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation with political equality."

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Heavy military presence in Thai interim governm... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 7 hours ago]
Banning of justice talks.. [Published The Nation - Thailand - 7 hours ago]
Thai junta forces rights group to nix presentation [Published Idaho Statesman - 7 hours ago]
Erdogan urges bi-zonal solution to Cyprus problem [Published World Bulletin - 7 hours ago]
Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins [Published Today Online - 8 hours ago]
Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins [Published Business Standard India - 8 hours ago]
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Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins [Published ABC6.com - 16 hours ago]
PH, Malaysia to lead regional growth [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 20 hours ago]
Thai Prime Minister promises 'leniency' and 'ca... [Published BioNews - 20 hours ago]
Turkey's president pays symbolic visit to north... [Published China.org.cn - 21 hours ago]
British activist braced for Thai defamation tri... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Briton Andy Hall in Thai court on defamation ch... [Published The Independent - Sep 01 2014]
One Struggle, Many Fronts: Boycott HP! [Published Change Links Progressive - Sep 01 2014]
Poem of the Week / Apocalypse approaching: Oh n... [Published Haaretz - Sep 01 2014]
Thai junta leader stacks cabinet with fellow mi... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 01 2014]
Thai military ruler appoints himself PM [Published Green Left Weekly - Sep 01 2014]
Chit Win: Miss Myanmar helps shape a society in... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 01 2014]
Bangkok Targets Burma in Special Border Trade Plan [Published Irrawaddy - Sep 01 2014]
Myanmar pledges to take back Rohingyas [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 31 2014]
Ministries to propose wide-ranging legislation ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 31 2014]
Thailand cabinet list endorsed by King [Published The Sun Daily - Aug 31 2014]
Thailand Cabinet List Endorsed By King [Published Bernama - Aug 31 2014]
1st LD Writethru: 5 deputy PMs in Thailand's ro... [Published Individual.com - Aug 31 2014]
All change, no change, cold call, katoey from h... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 31 2014]
Problems and Promises in Burma Go Far Beyond Fr... [Published Handy Shipping Guide - Aug 30 2014]
Thai PM warns cabinet ministers against graft [Published The Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
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12 Foreign companies await results on Kyaukphyu... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 29 2014]
Twelve companies from seven countries have submitted proposals for the development of a Special Economic Zone in Kyaukphyu, western Burma, according to the SEZ selection committee. Proposals include plans to develop factories, housing projects and the ...
Thailand: Court Ruling Furthers Impunity [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Stymies Victims’ Right to Redress for 2010 Violence (New York, August 29, 2014) – A Bangkok criminal court’s dismissal of charges against former Thai leaders for their role in the violent crackdown on protesters ...
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Thailand's Military Junta Cements Its Power Wit... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 19 2014]
Infographic from Prachatai Thailand’s military government, known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), has enacted an interim constitution that it claims will lead to democratic reforms in the country, but critics have pointed out ...
Thailand wields leverage in sea dispute – Bangk... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 19 2014]
The Asean meetings in Myanmar last week were dominated by the South China Sea dispute, which has seriously strained Asean-China relations.  Protesters in the Philippines thrust mock missiles towards the Chinese consulate in Manila’s financial district. ...
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