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But this is untrue because Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, a Thai Muslim, not only became army chief in 2005 but led the military coup in September 2006. In this country, an army chief can be more powerful than a prime minister, and the two offices can be held by the same person. Thus Surin could and should ...
Gen Prawit graduated from Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (Class 17), the same class as former army chief, Gen Sonthi Boonyaratkalin, who staged the coup in 2006 that ousted ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra. The deputy premier rose up through the ranks at the Prachin Buri-based 2nd Infantry ...

Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin overthrew the Thaksin regime with a military coup in 2006, turned to politics and now calls on the junta to stop buying ...
When then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin brought down Thaksin's government, he was acting on behalf of the established elite, ...
On September 19, 2006, then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup against Thaksin's elected caretaker government after two years of protests against the businessman-turned-politician's administration over a series of alleged corruption issues. Thaksin was ousted in mid-air while on a ...
On September 19, 2006, then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup against Thaksin's elected caretaker government after ...

... -- King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjects as a demigod and father figure. He held no formal political power but was seen as an anchor of stability who has stepped to the forefront at crucial moments of Thai history.
... -- King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjects as a ...
Former army chief and 2006 coup leader Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratglin, retired, during a Thursday interview on an army base in Bangkok.
However, the military led by army commander General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup on the evening of September 19 to remove the Thaksin government while the PM was on an overseas trip. In 2009, Sondhi survived a dramatic gun attack while on his way to a morning TV programme. Later, in ...
He was reportedly closely consulted by erstwhile army General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin before he unseated then prime minister Thaksin ...
army commander Gen. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin, appearing relaxed and confident in his military uniform at his first news conference since seizing power Tuesday night, said he would serve as de facto prime minister for two weeks until the junta, which calls itself the Council of Administrative Reform, chooses ...
Thailand's army Commander-in-Chief Gen. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin listens to a reporter's questions in Bangkok Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006.
The leader of last year's coup in Thailand, Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, has recently quit as army and security chief, prompting speculation he will ...
Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin overthrew the Thaksin regime with a military coup in 2006, turned to politics and now calls on the junta to stop buying ...
When then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin brought down Thaksin's government, he was acting on behalf of the established elite, ...
... was in New York attending the UN General Assembly in 2006 when then army chief Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin put soldiers and tanks on ...

On September 19, 2006, then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup against Thaksin's elected caretaker government after ...
... oleh panglima angkatan bersenjata Letnan Jenderal Sonthi Boonyaratglin. ... Menurut pemimpin kudeta Letjen Sonthi, aksi 'reformasi' itu ...
General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin, the man who led the 2006 coup to oust Thaskin Shinawatra, is now trying to convince Thailand that he is now a ...
This argument was also cited when a group of military commanders led by then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin seized power from ...
"The army chief is very concerned over security," he said, referring to Sonthi Boonyaratkalin, the leader of the coup. "If any small incident ...
... -- King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The world's longest-reigning monarch, who died Thursday at age 88, was revered by his subjects as a ...
Former army chief and 2006 coup leader Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratglin, retired, during a Thursday interview on an army base in Bangkok.
SONDHI LIMTHONGKUL, a former media magnate and ... However, the military led by army commander General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged ...
He was reportedly closely consulted by erstwhile army General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin before he unseated then prime minister Thaksin ...
Thailand coup d'etat: Profile of General Prayuth Chan-ocha ... figure who helped army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin seize control.
General Sonthi Boonyaratglin is said to have written a book about the real story (his version, of course) behind the September 19, 2006 coup ...
Gen Sonthi Boonyaratkalin poses for photographs after his Mathabhum Party were handed No.26. Mathabum's strategy is to target Islamic ...
... to the king was made by the coup leaders, in a televised announcement stating that the king endorsed General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin as the ...
... by the coup leaders, in a televised announcement stating that the king endorsed General Sonthi Boonyaratkalin as the head of the temporary ...
With the tacit approval of the Thai King, military coup leader Thai army Commander-in-Chief Gen. Sonthi Boonyaratkalin has seized power and ...
The leader of last year's coup in Thailand, Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, has recently quit as army and security chief, prompting speculation he will ...
The party and its previous reincarnations have all been subject to disbandment and persecution at the hands of military personnel, be it the 2006 coup led by then army chief Sonthi Boonyaratkalin or the massacre of street protestors in 2010, not to ...
They were arrested under the rule of coup maker Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin and his prime minister Gen Surayud Chulanont, who was a fine soldier.
The idea of adopting a policy like Order 66/23 was backed by Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, a coup-maker-turned-politician who conducted a research on reconciliation in 2012, Ekachai said.
... were panels headed by such luminaries as former prime minister Anand Panyarachun, prominent social critic Prawase Wasi, former attorney general Kanit Nanakorn, ex-senator Direk Thungfang, and even former coup leader General Sonthi Boonyaratglin.
He said the starting point of the conflict was when former army chief Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup on Sept 19, 2006 that ousted Thaksin from power.
Nikorn Chamnong, deputy chairman of the panel, said he personally would propose some ideas that had been raised in the past by the former parliamentary committee led by Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, ex-army chief and the 2006 coup maker, as ways to ...
The appointment of Gen Chalermchai as army chief quells, to some extent, criticism that Burapha Phayak members have dominated key military posts since the 2006 coup, led by Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin. Gen Anupong Paojinda led the army for the first two ...
General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who removed Thaksin from office though a coup in 2006, and who was also a Muslim, tried to repair relations with the disaffected and disgruntled southern Islamic minority, but his attempts largely went futile, not least ...
It has been eight years since the semi-capable coup chief of 2006, Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin, handed power to a civilian government just before people on the street could snatch it from him.
... kebuntuan politik menyebabkan penggulingan kekuasaan oleh militer pada September 2006, sang raja memperhalus transisi pemerintah dengan tampil di televisi di samping pemimpin pemberontakan itu, komandan militer Sonthi Boonyaratglin," tulis Alan ...
... kebuntuan politik menyebabkan penggulingan kekuasaan oleh militer pada September 2006, sang raja memperhalus transisi pemerintah dengan tampil di televisi di samping pemimpin pemberontakan itu, komandan militer Sonthi Boonyaratglin," tulis Alan ...
The political rivalry began after former telecommunications tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra came to power in 2001 as a "CEO prime minister".
The wealth of successive coup makers, from Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin who toppled the Thaksin government in 2006, to the current coup cabinet, astounds us.
The last "beret" general to be chief was Gen Sonthi Boonyaratkalin who staged the 2006 coup that ousted the Thaksin Shinawatra government.
However, the military led by army commander General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup on the evening of September 19 to remove the Thaksin government while the PM was on an overseas trip.
The very first party with military ties was the Serimanangkasila Party, which was set up in 1955 by Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram, with Field Marshall Sarit Thanarat as his deputy and Pol General Phao Sriyanond as secretary-general.
Unsurprisingly, a "threat to the monarchy" was cited as one of the reasons for a coup against Thaksin by Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin on Sep 19, 2006. Since then, our society has witnessed a surge of lese majeste suits, reaching into the hundreds between ...


 

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