• Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:10:12
    Army chief visits deep South
    Army chief General Chalermchai Sittisart, who has been visiting the deep South since Sunday, joined a meeting of national security agencies in Pattani’s Yarang district on Monday to discuss moves towards peace.
    national
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    Prawit praises Prayut as potential non-elected PM after election
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday received a big boost from a key government figure who said the former Army chief is a good candidate to become a non-elected government head after the next election.
    politics
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:11:01
    Prawit allows opening of more pawnshops in deep South
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has approved the opening of more pawnshops in the southern border provinces as a source of emergency funds for the poor, the southern Army chief said.
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  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:04:40
    King concerned over security of citizens in deep South
    His Majesty the King has expressed concern for the security of people in the southern border provinces and instructed the Army to step up protection, the southern Army chief said.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:50:22
    Army chief tours Pattani in preparation for King’s visit
    Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Chalermchai Sitthisart was in Pattani on Thursday morning checking security measures ahead of a planned visit by His Majesty the King on December 9.
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  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:55:19
    Signs of group looking to stir up trouble during Royal Funeral week: Army chief
    Security officials have detected signs on social media of intent to provoke a public disturbance during the week of the funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and have issued warnings to those concerned about such an attempt.
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  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:14:48
    Call for inquiry into Bt350m blimp
    Social activist Srisuwan Janya filed a complaint with the Office of the Auditor-General on Monday, asking it to investigate Interior Minister and former Army chief General Anupong Paochinda over the Bt350-million airship that was recently decommissioned after only eight years in service.
    national
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:09:45
    Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya 'issue'
    YANGON - Myanmar's army chief has urged the country to unite over the "issue" of the Rohingya, a Muslim group he says has no roots in the country, and which his troops are accused of systematically purging.
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  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Anupong ready for probe into airship as criticism mounts
    INTERIOR MINISTER General Anupong Paojinda said yesterday he was ready for a probe along with concerned parties into the alleged wasteful spending on a Bt350-million airship procured for surveillance in the Deep South during his term as Army chief.
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  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Warning for a country under military rule? 
    Re: “Army chief defends decommissioned Bt350-million surveillance airship”, The Nation, yesterday.
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  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Army chief responds to ‘complete waste’ as decommissioned surveillance airship criticised as new boondoggle
    Army commander-in-chief General Chalermchai Sitthisart said on Thursday a Bt350-million surveillance airship had been officially decommissioned after the airship reached its expiration date.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:50:38
    Army chief defends decommissioned Bt350-million surveillance airship 
    Army commander-in-chief General Chalermchai Sitthisart said on Thursday a Bt350-million surveillance airship had been officially decommissioned after the airship reached its expiration date.
    national
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:42:06
    Several vehicles linked to Yingluck vanishing act, says Army chief
    Army chief Chalermchai Sitthisart has said several vehicles were involved in the disappearance of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and authorities need to examine CCTV footage as part of the investigation.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 17:05:10
    Yingluck ditched phones before escape: army chief
    BANGKOK - Fugitive former premier Yingluck Shinawatra discarded her mobile phones and stopped travelling in her usual vehicles in the days before last week's dramatic escape, Thailand's army chief said Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:52:39
    Yingluck escape ‘well planned, with Thaksin’s help’
    The escape of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was well planned with advance preparations made with the help of her brother Thaksin, Army chief General Chalermchai Sitthisat said on Tuesday.
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