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Myanmar’s Junta Leader Gen Min Scoffs at ASEAN’s Consensus

Myanmar's Junta leader Gen Min Aung Hlaing has scoffed at ASEAN's consensus to implement a regional agreement meant to end turmoil. Myanmar's Junta again defended...

Court Finds Yingluck Shinawatra Not Liable in Rice-Pledging Scheme

Thailand's Central Administrative Court has annulled order that former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra pay 35.7 billion baht ($US 1.1 Billion) in compensation to the...

Myanmar Faces Civil War as Armed Ethnic Groups Stand with Protesters

As violence escalates in Myanmar, about a dozen armed ethnic groups have condemned the junta as illegitimate and vowed to stand with the anti-coup...

Thailand’s Election Commission Now Blames Computer Errors for Incorrect Vote Totals

BANGKOK - It seems that an orderly transition from military junta to an elected opposition is looking less likely and with no clear result...

Thailand’s March 2019 Election: What Should We Know

BANGKOK - After nearly five years under Military Junta rule, Thailand will hold national elections on March 24th, which could be a turning point...

Thailand’s Junta Draws Criticism for Ramping up Arms Purchases from China Prior to Elections

  BANGKOK - Despite newly called elections in Thailand its ruling Junta military is pushing ahead with arms deals, prompting critics to decry a lack...

Pro Election Activists Protest Nation Wide Demanding Royal Decree Declaring Election Date

  BANGKOK - Pro-election activists are demanding that a general election should take place no later than March 10 to avoid a possible violation of...

New Up and Coming Political Party in Thailand Charged Under Draconian Old Law

BANGKOK - Thailand's Royal Thai police on Monday charged members of a new progressive party led by a maverick 39-year-old tycoon with spreading "false"...

Thailand’s Leading Political Parties Vow to Rewrite Junta’s Charter After Elections

  BANGKOK  - Thailand's Junta sponsored charter, which imposes curbs on politicians, and stacks the Senate with Military appointments  remains the prime target of big...

Thailand’s Prime Minister’s Office Warns Public that Sharing Distorted Information is a “Violation” of the Junta’s Computer Act

  BANGKOK - Lieutenant General Sansern Kaewkamnerd a spokesperson for the Prime Minister's Office has warned that people posting and sharing fact-distorting texts and...

Prime Minister Prayut’s Reforms “Could End Universal Healthcare in Thailand”

  BANGKOK -  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Military installed government the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) hostility towards universal health coverage is planning...

Thailand’s ‘Young Bloods’ Vow to Finally End Military Dominance in Politics

  BANGKOK - Outspoken young politicians are pushing on the doors to Thailand's corridors of power, just as the military government marks its fourth anniversary...

Thai Junta Approves $7.2 Billion High-Speed Rail Project to Link Three Airports

BANGKOK - Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) cabinet approved on Tuesday a high-speed railway project expected to cost about 225 billion baht ($7.22 billion),...

Pro Election Activists in Thailand Demand End to Regime “Lies”

- BANGKOK -Pro-election activists stepped up their campaign on Saturday with denunciations of the military regime's "lies", symbolised by masks bearing the face of Prime...

Thai Junata Now Say’s Election Most Likely in 2019

- BANGKOK - The general election is now likely to be held in May 2019 at the latest, according to a new timeline confirmed by...

Thailand’s Junta Chief Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha Keeps Mum on Yinglucks Location

  - BANGKOK - Thailand's junta chief Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, said Tuesday he knows where fugitive ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to, but will not...

Thai Military Installed Cabinet Extends VAT Reduction for Another Year

- BANGKOK - The Cabinet has approved a one-year extension to the value-added tax (VAT) reduction policy, keeping the VAT rate at 7 percent until...

Thai Journalist Accused of Sedition says Charge Creates ‘Chilling Effect’

 - BANGKOK - An award-winning Thai journalist accused of sedition over online comments critical of the junta said on Friday that the charge created a...

Thai Junta’s New Labor Laws Cause Tens of Thousands of Migrant Workers to Flee Thailand

    BANGKOK -  Tens of thousands of migrant workers most of them from Myanmar, have fled from Thailand in fear after new labor regulations adopted...

Thailand’s Rice Farmers the New Battleground Ahead of 2017 Elections

    . . BANGKOK - Thailand's politically powerful rice farmers are becoming the new battleground between the country's junta and ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, with both...

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