• Sun, 24 Mar 2019 15:04
    Young voter places his faith on democracy
    Titipong Siwayawiroj, a 24-year-old media planner says that despite the many military coups, he still has faith in the survival of democracy in Thailand. “Many older people are afraid that democracy will bring back street protests and yet another military coup,” he said.
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  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Only one country still responds to corrupt leaders with military coups
    Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in jail for corruption. 
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  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    At the helm
    Since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932, Thailand has had 29 prime ministers – 13 of them with a military background. Many of those from the armed forces assumed office after a military coup, while seven premiers staged power seizures.
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:31
    Political activity ban lifted ahead of 2019 election
    The junta on December 11 lifted restrictions on political activities that have been in effect since the 2014 military coup led by the then Army commander-in-chief Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:55
    Matubhum Party leaders want to merge with Chartthai Pattana
    A former Army chief who led the 2006 military coup has made a surprise move by joining Chartthai Pattana Party, which has historically often become a coalition partner due to its traditional non-confrontational stance.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    The institutional corruption of UK’s armed forces
    All hope is gone for patriotic Britons. Any prospect of a military coup to oust the Stalinist Lib/Lab/Con regime that’s wrecking the UK, and thus restore sanity and common sense to British governance, appears to be dead and buried following an event that unfolded in a motorway service area last week.
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  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Red-faced junta can’t woo people with borrowed slogans
    WHILE THE two military coups that occurred in the past 12 years have tried to eliminate the so-called Thaksin regime from the Thai political landscape, the junta’s latest campaign to promote General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s administration has only brought the influential tycoon back into the political discourse.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Military coup overthrew a corrupt kleptocracy, not a democracy
    Re: “Coup nothing to do with Thaksin” and “Thailand is wrestling with the problem of democratic tyrants”, Have Your Say, June 9.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Thai junta steers education reform to nowhere
    FOUR YEARS after the 2014 military coup, Thailand’s education sector is still stuck over the same old question: which way forward?
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
    Junta gets thumbs-down in varsity survey
    A survey of 2,175 university students found that most respondents believed the military coup did not solve the country’s problems, and the performance of the General Prayut Chan-o-cha-led government during the past four years was “bad or very bad”, according to the poll by the Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights.
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 19:30
    Junta to mark coup with video on achievements
    The government is producing a video and a publication to present its achievements over the past four years after the military coup in May 2014, Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong said on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 10 May 2018 18:55
    Junta fears protest violence, says NSC chief
    The National Security Council (NSC) has warned of possible violence by an infiltrating “third party” at a planned street protest to push for an early election on the fourth anniversary of the military coup on May 22.
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  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00
    Ex-Democrat MP is new city deputy governor
    A FORMER Democrat MP who joined the anti-government rally that led to the military coup in 2014 has been appointed a deputy governor of Bangkok.
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00
    ‘Troll’ party aims to bring pirate model to Thai politics as a new alternative
    ONCE KNOWN as a social activist, who focused on searching for missing persons, Sombat Boongamanong became a political actor after the 2006 military coup when he wore red to express his political opinion. He manages to draw public attention with his political gimmicks.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 19:20
    Bail set for 14 leaders of 2013 PDRC demonstrations
    Fourteen leaders of a series of demonstrations in 2013 that led to the military coup were granted bail of Bt600,000 over treason accusations on Wednesday, with the condition that they do not travel overseas unless permitted by the court.
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