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Academics hope Prayuth will stick with his soft approach as prime minister

Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha softened his speech as soon as he became chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), observers say, suggesting that he should ease his authoritative tone even further as prime minister. Read more

Academics hope Prayuth will stick with his soft approach as prime minister

Pisit picked as new auditor-general

A selection committee chaired by Supreme Court president Direk Ingkhaninan yesterday selected Pisit Leelawachiropas as the next auditor-general. Read more

Pisit picked as new auditor-general

No advance decisions can be made on NRC members: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has reiterated that provincial selection committees cannot make any early decisions on who should be nominated for the National Reform Commission (NRC). Read more

No advance decisions can be made on NRC members: EC

US hopes new PM will speedily move towards democracy

The United States has said it hoped the selection of an interim PM was a step towards the setting up of an inclusive democratic institution and civilian government. Read more

US hopes new PM will speedily move towards democracy

Visa rules to be relaxed

The Immigration Bureau has been told to be flexible with "visa runners", junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha said yesterday. Read more

Visa rules to be relaxed
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Academics hope Prayuth will stick with his soft approach as prime minister
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

Academics hope Prayuth will stick with his soft approach as..

Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha softened his speech as soon as he became chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), observers say, suggesting that he should ease his authoritative..

Pisit picked as new auditor-general
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

Pisit picked as new auditor-general

A selection committee chaired by Supreme Court president Direk Ingkhaninan yesterday selected Pisit Leelawachiropas as the next auditor-general.

No advance decisions can be made on NRC members: EC
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

No advance decisions can be made on NRC members: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has reiterated that provincial selection committees cannot make any early decisions on who should be nominated for the National Reform Commission (NRC).


US hopes new PM will speedily move towards democracy
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

US hopes new PM will speedily move towards democracy

The United States has said it hoped the selection of an interim PM was a step towards the setting up of an inclusive democratic institution and civilian government.

Visa rules to be relaxed
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

Visa rules to be relaxed

The Immigration Bureau has been told to be flexible with "visa runners", junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha said yesterday.

Martial law to stay
August 23, 2014 1:00 am

Martial law to stay

Junta believes it is the best hope to keep the peace

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Old powers try to bring back 'dysfunctional state'
August 22, 2014 9:47 pm

Old powers try to bring back 'dysfunctional state'

General Prayuth, the NCPO chief, said Friday that there were still efforts by "old powers and influence groups" to "bring us back to the dysfunctional state we were in".

Martial law remains: Army
August 22, 2014 3:48 pm

Martial law remains: Army

Martial law will remain in place to maintain peace in the country even though junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha has been named prime minister by the NLA, deputy army spokeswoman, Colonel Sirijan..

US hopes selection of Thai interim premier would lead to elected civilian govt
August 22, 2014 12:18 pm

US hopes selection of Thai interim premier would lead to..

The US has expressed hope that the selection of an interim prime minister in Thailand is a step that would lead to the establishment of inclusive democratic institution as well as free and fair..