Politics
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New PPRP strategist to rally MPs for Prayut

The dust has settled over the plot by some Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) heavyweights to remove Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha from power in the most recent censure debate, following the removal of Thamanat Prompow and Narumon Pinyosinwat from their cabinet posts.

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New PPRP strategist to rally MPs for Prayut
19 Sep 2021

Car mob rallies against tanks, troops and Prayut

Pro-democracy demonstrators remained defiant as they ended a "car mob" rally to mark the Sept 19, 2006 coup that protest leaders say paved the way for PM Prayut's power.

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Unwanted legacy
19 Sep 2021

Majority not keen to see Prayut take over PPRP leadership: poll

A majority of people do not want to see Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha take over from Gen Prawit Wongsuwon as leader of the Palang Pratharath Party (PPRP) or set up his own party for the next general election, according to the result of an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.

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Majority not keen to see Prayut take over PPRP leadership: poll
19 Sep 2021

2006 coup a success, claims mastermind Sonthi

The Sept 19, 2006 coup against the Thaksin Shinawatra government was a success, former army chief Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin claimed in an interview with the Bangkok Post to mark its 15th anniversary.

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Sonthi: 2006 coup a success
19 Sep 2021

Coup anniversary fizzer

Thailand has endured two coups over the past 15 years and both revolve around former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his political network.

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Coup anniversary fizzer
17 Sep 2021

Chiang Mai mountain reserve-listed

Doi Chiang Dao, Thailand's third-highest peak and part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai, has been listed as a new biosphere reserve.

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Chiang Mai mountain reserve-listed
17 Sep 2021

Torture, disappearance bills pass

Four long-awaited bills on torture and forced disappearances sailed through the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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NACC told to release watch scandal details

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will study the details of the Central Administrative Court's order that the agency disclose a probe into a luxury watch controversy involving Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

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NACC told to release watch scandal details
16 Sep 2021

Lawmakers vote on law against torture, disappearances

The House of Representatives on Thursday gave initial approval to a law against torture and forced disappearances, after years of delay and criticism from rights groups.

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Landmark bill
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New Din Daeng flat protest woes

Tenants of the Din Daeng flats have filed a police complaint against protesters for allegedly assaulting them.

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New Din Daeng flat protest woes