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In Thailand, where the military took power through a 2014 coup, junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha began joint military exercises with the Chinese last year.
Bangkok, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the military junta that overthrew her has ordered her assets seized and fined her 35 billion baht ($996.87 million) over a rice subsidy scheme critics say ...
In the waiting room of the Sak Lai tattoo studio in central Bangkok, the owner, who goes by the name Leck New York, showed me his latest design: the numeral "9," sketched in Thai several times on drafting paper. It's a popular choice ... Since 1932 ...

Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's former prime minister, has vowed to fight an administrative order demanding she personally pays $1bn over her government's money-losing rice subsidy scheme.
Bangkok: Thailand's former Prime Minister Tanin Kraivixien has been named president of its Privy Council, according to the king's principal private secretary office website on Wednesday (Oct 19).
Mr Tanin is a former Supreme Court judge and staunch Anti-Communist who became prime minister following a military coup staged in 1976, shortly after left-wing student protesters were massacred in Bangkok.
The obituary in the British-based Guardian, for example, fraudulently claimed that the king had "worked tirelessly to promote democratic government," ignoring Bhumibol's long record of collaborating with the military and supporting its coups and ...
Bangkok - Prem Tinsulanonda, the regent who will be caretaker of Thailand's monarchy following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, is a sprightly 96-year-old known as the face of the country's traditionalist establishment.
In this Nov. 11, 2014 photo, Prem Tinsulanonda, head of the Privy Council attends a charity function in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's government said that a regent will be the caretaker of the monarchy while the country mourns the death of King ...
When several demonstrators were shot while protesting against an attempted coup by General Suchinda Kraprayoon in 1992, the king intervened again.
Thai socialist Giles Ji Ungpakorn has been in exile since he was charged with lese majeste (insulting the monarch) over a 2006 book criticising the king's support for a military coup. Below he assesses the monarch's role as a block to democracy and ...
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej waves to well-wishers as he sits in a wheelchair after returning from the royal ceremony marking his 83rd birthday at Siriraj hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, 05 December 2010. Photo: EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT. Thailand's King ...
Thailand got there first, in many ways. Beginning with the 2001-2006 prime-ministership of Thaksin Shinawatra, a brash billionaire-turned-politician and culminating in a 2014 coup, Thai angst front-ran the anti-elite backlashes shaking up governments ...
Thailand is the land of smiles and the land of the military coup. Bhumibol witnessed at least ten coups in his seventy year reign.

Two-and-a-half-years after its latest military coup in 2014, Thailand continues to be divided over the appropriate successor to Bhumibol, who is widely revered across the country.
Bangkok: Thailand's first specialised court for corruption cases opened today following Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's promise to rid the country of endemic corruption.
THE NEW HEAD of the military, General Chalermchai Sittisart, said Monday that the army would not stage a coup under his leadership.
THE NEW HEAD of the army, General Chalermchai Sittisart, said yesterday that the army would not stage a coup under his leadership.
"Summoning human rights lawyer Sirikan Charoensiri for a sedition-type charge under Article 116 of the Thai Criminal Code is a clear case of retaliation against human rights defenders who advocate for the human rights situation in Thailand after the ...
The ruling National Council for peace and Order (NCPO) came to power in a military coup in May 2014, which removed the elected Pheu Thai Party government of Yingluck Shinawatra. Since then the junta has maintained conditions of martial ... In July ...
corruption was one of the main reasons given by Thailand's generals as to why they staged a coup two years ago. Corruption was so rampant, they said, they had to "take over and root it out".
The South-East Asian country has suffered a decade of intermittent political crises and has been under military rule since a coup in 2014. Bhumibol is revered in Thailand, where he is seen as a unifying figure. His last public appearance was on January ...
The tourism industry, which accounts for about 10% of gross domestic product, has weathered more than a decade of unrest including military coups in 2006 and 2014 and a wave of deadly bombings in August that killed four Thai tourists and injured dozens ...
It's not a sentiment you'd expect from senior officials in any authoritarian country - let alone from a strait-laced army general, draped in medals, who came to power in a coup. But Thailand's top law enforcement officer is now pursuing this ... In ...
"It doesn't affect anything, the transition has only created a positive impact for the Thais. Everything is more conducive now, including foreign investments," Thailand deputy government spokesman, Maj. Gen. Werachon Sukonthapatipak, said when asked ...
When Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha summoned all the key players to the conference at the Royal Thai army Club, it was obvious Thailand was within a hair's breadth of a coup d'etat. Thailand's political future is, I believe, an old norm of politics and ...
The tourism industry, which is expected to account for some 17 percent of Thailand's GDP this year, has swiftly bounced back from coups, violent street protests and bomb attacks in the past. Before the Thai test results were announced, the US Centers ...
A spokesman for the group went forward with an impromptu news briefing nearby anyway, detailing a report that alleges 74 cases of Thai soldiers and police using beatings, suffocation by plastic bags, water boarding and forms of humiliation. The group ...
It has denied allegations of torture. "Our investigations into such allegations have shown no indication of torture, I have seen no indication of torture and the Thai people have seen no indication of torture," Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, a spokesman for ...
Bangkok, Thailand -- Thailand's fearful and punished political opposition is no immediate threat to the military's coup-installed regime which is using arrests, re-education camps, censorship and the creation of a new, restrictive Constitution to ...
On the day of the coup, May 22, 2014, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha commanded the Royal Thai army and his little three-star brother Preecha held command of the 3rd Army.
Bangkok - In an unusually strong broadside against the junta, Thailand's first female prime minister Sunday told the man who ousted her government two years ago to investigate his own brother over corruption allegations.
Local police believe that insurgents - who have been waging a decades-old violent campaign against the central Thai state and its representatives in the three southern provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat provinces - were responsible for the ...
Local police believe that insurgents -- who have been waging a decades-old violent campaign against the central Thai state and its representatives in the three southern provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat provinces -- were responsible for the ...
Tourist from 49 countries will be able to stay in Thailand until 60 days. The move, that will be effective from Aug 29, is designed to boost tourism after Thai military declared a coup d'etat on May 22 causing a significant tourism decrease. (Photo by ...
Coups in the past decade have taken place because those involved have not worked out the reason behind them, but have instead just blamed the coup makers, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said in response to former PM Yingluck Shinawatra's ...
"The peace dialogue has foundered," Brussels-based think tank International Crisis Group (ICG), which has closely followed the situation in the kingdom's insurgency-plagued far south over the past 12 years, says in a report titled Southern Thailand's ...
An elite network of royalist aristocrats, military officials, their apparatchiks in the Thai Democrat Party and the yellow-shirted Orwellian-named People's Alliance for democracy (PAD), mobilised collectively to lay the groundwork for the coup. Broadly ...
Foreign critics who know little about Thailand would regard as insignificant the news that a former defence minister has been impeached retroactively by the National Legislative Assembly for intervening in the appointment of senior military officers a ...
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday expressed the fervent hope she will be the last casualty ever in Thailand's long history of coups, in a comment to mark the 10th anniversary of the military's seizure of power from her brother Thaksin ...
Although Thailand had never been short of coups, the one in 2006 came as a major turning point in the conflict that pitted the grassroots-backed regime against urbanites and their allies in the establishment.
Bangkok (Reuters) - Thailand's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, as expected, and marginally raised its 2016 growth forecast but also projected that next year will be the fifth straight in which exports shrink.
This picture taken on December 2, 2014 shows Thai female students standing in lines as they sing the national anthem in the courtyard of the Satriwithaya school in downtown Bangkok at the start of their school day.
Chan-ocha has ruled Thailand with a vice-like grip since overthrowing the elected government in a May 2014 coup, but Paul Chambers -- the director of research at the Chiang Mai-based Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs -- warns that the recent ...
Thailand's booming tourism industry has withstood terror attacks and military coups but could it be Zika that actually brings travel in the country to its knees?
While the junta claims that the proposed Constitution will usher in an era of peace and stability, critics argue that it will only serve to formally entrench the military's iron rule over Thai society. The electorate finally approved the ... Thaksin ...
Bangkok -- The Thai currency's strength is threatening to drag down the country's economy just as it is recovering from the fallout of the 2014 military coup. Faced with domestic structural problems not unlike those of Japan's, Thailand's export ...


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