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  1. 61. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Koh Tao witnesses 'scared to testify'

    By AFP

    » A lawyer for two Myanmar migrants accused of murdering a pair of British holidaymakers on Thursday said key witnesses are too afraid to come forward, hampering his clients' defence as they prepare to enter a plea.

  2. 62. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Udomdej softens salute-for-hire claim


    By Wassana Nanuam, Newspaper section: News

    » Deputy Defence Minister and army chief Udomdej Sitabutr on Wednesday toned down comments made by the first army region commander, claiming five Khon Kaen University students were paid to flash the controversial three-fin...

  3. 63. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Preparations for peace talks underway

    By Wassana Nanuam

    » Initial preparations are now being made for the Thai negotiating team to hold peace talks with insurgent groups following the visit by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha to Kuala Lumpur on Monday for discussions with the ...

  4. 64. learning | 09 Apr 2014

    Cannon ceremony a man's job

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Caretaker PM and defence minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, watched, but did not carry out the minister's traditional role in paying respect to the ministry's cannons.

  5. 65. learning | 21 Dec 2013

    The general speaks

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Some formal language today from the rather controversial statements made by the permanent secretary of defence at a government-sponsored unity forum.

  6. 66. learning | 09 Jul 2013

    Yutthasak will not quit over audio clip, PM says

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There has been no talk of Gen Yutthasak Sasiprapa resigning his post as deputy defence minister, says the PM, despite the controversial audio clip now making headlines.

  7. 67. learning | 06 Feb 2013

    “Ror Dor” (รด.) may not be ticket out of conscription

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Many Thai students and their parents got a bit of a shock this week when the army chief said students in the territorial defence programme (Ror Dor) might not be exempted from army conscription. Here’s the latest clarifi...

  8. 68. learning | 04 Jan 2013

    Abhisit fights removal from teaching post

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Abhisit vows to fight the defence minister’s order retroactively cancelling his appointment as a military academy lecturer, calling it a form of malpractice carried out with ulterior motives.

  9. 69. learning | 22 Mar 2012

    Innocents killed

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Both the defence minister and the 4th Army chief have accepted the finding of an independent committee that military rangers wrongfully shot dead four villagers in Pattani.

  10. 70. learning | 18 Jan 2012

    Big changes ahead

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » New defence minister is likely to have much cooler relations with army chief and his subordinates.

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