Last night, the 2014 interim constitution was gazetted (the original in Thai is available from here).* The interim constitution comprises 48 clauses that will be in use until the new constitution is drafted. See Saksith’s post here for his take on the interim constitution. If anyone spots any mistakes, please e-mail
Another day of immense drama in the Indonesian capital has culminated in a widely expected presidential election victory for the popular Jakarta governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo Tuesday, and a not so expected “withdrawal” from the contest by his rival Prabowo Subianto – a former military strongman well known for his abysmal human rights record.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it looks forward to working with Joko Widodo who was elected Tuesday to become Indonesia’s next president.
Two months after Thailand’s military has staged a coup on May 22, 2014, the country has now adopted a new interim constitution. Army chief and junta leader General Prayuth Chan-Ocha was granted an audience with King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Tuesday in order to seek His Majesty’s endorsement of the country’s 19th constitution.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has adopted a temporary constitution as the country makes its first step toward the slow return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule. The 48-article charter was announced Tuesday night after its posting on the website of the Royal Gazette, where new laws must
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