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NCPO eyes populist policy ban

Military council leans on charter draft panel

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The junta has given “prescriptions” for the new permanent constitution to include measures preventing populist policies that could endanger the economy, an NCPO source says. 

NCPO chairman Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha is personally leading discussions on what should go into Thailand's 18th constitution since 1932. (Bangkok Post photo)

NCPO chief Prayuth Chan-ocha chaired a meeting Thursday at army headquarters on Ratchadamnoen Avenue to examine details of the draft of the 45-section provisional charter, drawn up by a special panel from the Council of State.

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