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Junta Asks Overseas Thais to Explain Coup to Foreigners

Junta Asks Overseas Thais to Explain Coup to Foreigners

The secretary-general of Thailand’s ruling military junta has urged Thais living abroad to explain the reasons behind the May 2014 coup d’etat to foreigners. “I want all of you who…

No More Coups, Says Coupmaker’s Heir

No More Coups, Says Coupmaker’s Heir

There will not be another coup in Thailand, promised the new Thai army chief to replace Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the leader of the 22 May coup d’etat. “There won’t be…

EU Condemnation Prompts Thai Military To End ‘Special Detention’

EU Condemnation Prompts Thai Military To End ‘Special Detention’

The European Union’s move to cut ties with Thailand in protest of last month’s coup has prompted the Thai military to release all detainees who were held in “special circumstances,”…

Anti-Coup Minister Gets New Charge, Could Face 14 Years Behind Bars

Anti-Coup Minister Gets New Charge, Could Face 14 Years Behind Bars

A cabinet member of the former government could face up to 14 years in prison for the press conference he gave to foreign correspondents prior to his arrest. Chaturon Chaisang,…

UN Urges Thailand To Return To Democratic Rule

UN Urges Thailand To Return To Democratic Rule

The United Nations has urged Thailand’s military junta to reverse all curbs on human rights and return power to a democratically elected government. “The various limitations to fundamental rights put…

US Becomes Punching Bag For Pro-Coup Thais

US Becomes Punching Bag For Pro-Coup Thais

Supporters of the military coup in Thailand are demanding the United States, the kingdom’s biggest western ally, stop meddling in Thai politics. After the Thai army seized power on 22…

Hotel association ask for more areas to be released from the curfew

Hotel association ask for more areas to be released from the curfew

Following the release of Samui, Phuket and Pattaya from the military coup imposed curfew the Thai Hotel Association is asking the Military Junar to release more tourist destinations such as…

TV channels in Thailand come back to life

TV channels in Thailand come back to life

333 satellite TV channels, 24 IPTV channels, 211 pay TV channels, 23 digital TV channels and sex analog free TV channels are once again broadcasting after being suspended by the…

Junta Embarks On ‘Happiness’ Project with free haircuts for everybody

Junta Embarks On ‘Happiness’ Project with free haircuts for everybody

In an effort to “return happiness” to Thai society after months of political unrest, the military junta is organizing road cleanups, army-band concerts, and free haircuts for the people. Gen.…

Junta Blames ‘Technical Glitch’ For Facebook Blocking

Junta Blames ‘Technical Glitch’ For Facebook Blocking

According to a report in Khaosod Thailand’s military government has issued several contradicting explanations behind the temporary blockage of Facebook for millions of Thais on Wednesday. Many Thais took to…

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