NCPO

Thais face a tough choice tomorrow

Tomorrow, 24 March 2019, is a day that will forever be etched in the history books. Tomorrow, Thais will choose who they want to lead them to glory or perhaps drag the country down to damnation.

23 March 2019
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Thais might still want Prayut as PM

Late last year, the media was buzzing with news of another possible coup should Thailand return to democracy. The ruckus was based on comments made by army chief General Apirat Kongsompong in October 2018, after a reporter asked him if he was prepared to launch another coup.

4 March 2019
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Corruption before and after the NCPO

When the military junta in Thailand, also known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), seized power on 22 May, 2014, one of the main reasons it gave for doing so was to address the high levels of corruption plaguing the country under then-P

27 December 2018
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Is Prayut forcing the EC's hand?

Reports have recently surfaced of a proposal by the Election Commission (EC) in Thailand, that ballots for the upcoming election only show the names and numbers of candidates without party logos.

13 December 2018
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Thai elections: Another delay?

Recently, 13 small political parties in Thailand handed in a petition requesting the Election Commission (EC) delay the planned general election, saying they need the extra time to prepare.

26 November 2018
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Rap song challenges junta

A song entitled “What my country's got” (Prathet Goo Mee) by Thai rap group Rap Against Dictatorship is making waves on the internet.

31 October 2018
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Prayut’s social media ban

Last week, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha launched a new Facebook page, new Twitter and Instagram accounts, and a new website. The move has been met with mixed reactions on social media with some praising and others criticising him.

22 October 2018
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Corruption before and after the NCPO

When the military junta in Thailand, also known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), seized power on 22 May, 2014, one of the main reasons it gave for doing so was to address the high levels of corruption plaguing the country under then-P

20 September 2018
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