Military Junta

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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 1 reports

Pilgrims head to Medina on NCPO-arranged flight

Photo : Charoon ThongnualThe first batch of Thai-Muslim pilgrims left southern province of Narathiwat on Wednesday for Medina in Saudi Arabia. The TG flight carrying 281 pilgrims, most of whom were from the three southern border provinces, was arranged ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - 13 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

XINHUA - Roundup: New Thai gov't set to fight red tape, corruption

Roundup: New Thai gov't set to fight red tape, corruptionContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BANGKOK, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The ruling Thai military reassured on Wednesday that a new government under premiership of top ruler Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha will effectually ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

How Burmese Crony Got American Money

The State Department was tied in knots a few weeks ago trying toexplain how Secretary of State John F. Kerry and his traveling partyhelped line the pockets of one of Burma's richest men, despite thefact that he is on an American sanctions blacklist."It ... [Published HighBeam Research - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Thai military tightens grip on the country

Thailand's military junta has further tightened its grip on the affairs of the politically turbulent South East Asian nation. Army chief General Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who led the May 22 coup, has been endorsed as prime minister by Bhumibol Adulyadej, the ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Reform council draws 3,174 candidates

A total of 3,174 people have applied to become members of the National Reform Council (NRC) since nominations for the 250-member body opened two weeks ago, the Election Commission said on Wednesday.Of the total shortlisted candidates, 1,284 were nominated ... [Published Bangkok Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Thailand Allocates 5.94 Billion Baht For Rubber Sector Development

By Piyarat NisangkardBANGKOK, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Thailand's military junta has approved 5.938 billion baht for a 10-year rubber developement plan.Colonel Wintai Suwaree, spokesperson of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), said the amount ... [Published Bernama - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Why do we need a coup-maker to do simple things?

Clampdown on illegal beach vendors and strict law enforcement should have been done under democratic governments Polls suggest that the public is fairly satisfied with the performance of the National Council for Peace and Order in the three months since ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Roundup

Howdy folks, how are you this morning? International Politics Overall - Chris Hedges: “ How the Brutalized Become Brutal ” - The UN condemned the Islamic State for the vicious violence and its atrocities in the Middle East Middle East - The ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thai king endorses leader of junta General Prayuth Chan-ocha as Prime Minister

The leader of the military junta, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, officially assumed his new post as Prime Minister yesterday following an endorsement from Thailand’s monarch. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thai Army Chief Becomes New Prime Minister

Thailand's army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a military coup three months ago, today became the country's prime minister, the first serving army officer to assume the top office in 22 years.Gen Prayuth assumed the new post following ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Thai military chief selected as interim PM

| UPDATED 17:35 ISTThailand's newly appointed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Picture: Reuters. Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Thursday selected military junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha as the interim Prime Minister.A total of 194 NLA ... [Published India Today - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Thai coup leader Gen. Prayuth named new PM, expanding military control

BANGKOK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Thailand's Parliament nominated military junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha to be the new prime minister, further empowering the military's grip over Thailand.Prayuth was not in attendance Thursday when the197-member legislature, ... [Published UPI - Aug 21 2014]

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"It was not ideal - obviously, I think we can all say that - but"
...The political parties allege that the authorities are hell-bent on "stifling the voice of people with a view to perpetuating tough rule" . The junta leader said earlier that elections would take place only after "political reforms" and defended the military coup to fend off criticisms at...
"The government will fight corruption and red tape which may have occurred at any government unit or state firm where respective investment projects will be definitely implemented by schedule and in a transparent fashion."
...economically, cyphered, social-religious situationally victims of fanaticism and backed to the wall, prime minister sheikh Hasina reiterated, "Bangladesh is your mother land and you have been born on the soil of this country."

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XINHUA - Roundup: New Thai gov't set to fight r... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 6 hours ago]
How Burmese Crony Got American Money [Published HighBeam Research - 7 hours ago]
Thai military tightens grip on the country [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 7 hours ago]
Reform council draws 3,174 candidates [Published Bangkok Post - 8 hours ago]
Is there a solution for Egypt’s prisoners of co... [Published Islam Times - 11 hours ago]
​Decoding Myanmar’s intricate ties with major f... [Published Russia Today - 12 hours ago]
Pilgrims head to Medina on NCPO-arranged flight [Published The Nation - Thailand - 13 hours ago]
Roundup: New Thai gov't set to fight red tape, ... [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
New Twist in ¢34bn compensation [Published Daily Guide Ghana - 20 hours ago]
A Bangladesh Hindu citizen’s question: has Prim... [Published Asian Tribune - 22 hours ago]
EC's Somchai wants reform say [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 27 2014]
Helen Bamber, who helped torture victims recove... [Published Washington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Why do we need a coup-maker to do simple things? [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 26 2014]
Thailand Allocates 5.94 Billion Baht For Rubber... [Published Bernama - Aug 26 2014]
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Aug 26 2014]
India's Look East Policy [Published About - Aug 26 2014]
Nuhu Ribadu’s metamorphosis [Published Daily Sun - Aug 26 2014]
In the Loop: Navigating sanctions against Burma [Published Washington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Calls on Writers, Artists to ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Aug 26 2014]
Jonathan, Tambuwal disagree on polls’ credibility [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
Human rights concerns as junta leader named pri... [Published Ifex - Aug 25 2014]
Thai king endorses leader of junta General Pray... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]
LALE - Defense reform emphasizes fragility of c... [Published Zaman - Aug 25 2014]
Jonathan, Tambuwal disagree on elections’ credi... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 25 2014]
Thai Army Chief Becomes New Prime Minister [Published Outlook India - Aug 25 2014]
Thailand army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha a... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
Obasanjo Laments Level of Poverty under Jonatha... [Published This Day Online - Aug 25 2014]
Thai activists arrested [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 24 2014]
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The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Aug 26 2014]
Howdy folks, how are you this morning? International Politics Overall - Chris Hedges: “ How the Brutalized Become Brutal ” - The UN condemned the Islamic State for the vicious violence and its atrocities in the Middle East Middle East - The ...
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. ...
David Cameron Analysed [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Aug 17 2014]
An article has been published under the Prime Minister's name in the 'Sunday Telegraph' on the current crisis in Iraq.You can find it here :http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iraq/11038121/David-Cameron-Isil-poses-a-direct-and-deadly-threat-to-Britain.htmlHere ...
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CANBERRA, Australia — Several couples from the United States and Australia have been prevented from leaving Thailand with surrogate babies as part of a government crackdown on the burgeoning commercial surrogacy industry, an Australian broadcaster reported ...
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