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  • July 24, 2016 1:00 am

    Prayut sends condolences to Merkel over German carnage

    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has sent a message of condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel following the carnage at a Munich shopping mall on Friday, in which nine people were shot dead and 16 wounded.

  • July 22, 2016 5:46 pm

    Prayut says Thai PBS biased against govt

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Friday lambasted at Thai PBS, the country’s first and only public television station, saying its reports ewre biased and focused too much on the government’s flaws, not merits.

  • July 22, 2016 1:00 am

    Prayut reminds athletes national pride will be at stake in Rio

    Prime Minister Prayut Chanocha has reminded Thai athletes that national dignity and pride will rest on their shoulders at Olympics in Rio de Janerio next month.

  • July 22, 2016 1:00 am

    Don’t force me, says Prayut

    PM refuses to discuss an alternative charter if 'no' vote prevails; open forums set for provinces.

  • July 20, 2016 1:00 am

    Stand-off with monks poses a tricky test for Prayut

    “MY JOB is to present [the name of the new Supreme Patriarch] for royal endorsement. No, I can’t submit something that is problematic.”

  • July 16, 2016 1:00 am

    Prayut should adopt new British PM’s pledge

    The enormous gulf between the haves and have-nots causes many of our problems. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha gave himself a mandate to reconcile the country and reform its practices, but that lofty goal remains out of reach, as shown by his focus on suppressing open discussion of the draft constitution.

  • July 15, 2016 9:19 am

    Prayut lifts Ratchanok morale

    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha backs Ratchanok amid the news reports that said it’s likely that the world No 4 cannot make it to the next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if she fails a drug test.

  • July 13, 2016 1:00 am

    I was being sarcastic about writing draft: Prayut

    PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday he made a “sarcastic” remark when asked by reporters about the future of the constitution at a seminar on Monday, and fully realised that the charter drafting process would be carried out by a committee as usual.

  • July 12, 2016 7:15 pm

    Prayut asked not to put through Phra Somdet’s nomination

    Paiboon Nititawan, who previously chaired a reform committee on Buddhist affairs, and former Dhammakaya Temple follower Dr Mano Laohavanich showed up at Government House on Tuesday to try and block the nomination of Somdet Chuang as Supreme Patriarch.

  • July 12, 2016 6:18 pm

    Those rallying for Somdet Chuang will be arrested: Prayut

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha Tuesday threatened to have all those rallying against the pending appointment of the new supreme patriarch arrested.

  • July 12, 2016 6:01 pm

    Thailand not persue Asean's stand over Philippine, China dispute: Prayut

    Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said Tueday that Thailand is looking at the China-Philippine South China Sea dispute case in Asean aspect to make the disputed sea “cooperative and trustworthy”.

  • July 12, 2016 1:00 am

    Prayut flips on claim he will write his own charter

    Speculation about possible scenarios if referendum fails to pass next month.