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Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha. Pic: AP.

Prayuth blasts US envoy’s remarks, calls himself ‘democratic soldier’

By Wed, Jan 28, 2015 11:00AM UTC Comments Off Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha. Pic: AP.

Thai junta Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha has rebutted a top US diplomat's calls for a more "inclusive" political reform process and the lifting of martial law. The general's response yet again shows the impossible task to convince the world outside of Thailand that everything under the authoritarian rule is normal. ...

Did foreign diplomats really praise Thai junta reforms? (UPDATE)

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 10:29AM UTC Comments Off Thai junta foreign minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn. (Photo: AP)

The Thai junta's foreign minister claims that his military government is getting more and more approval from the international community. But is there any truth to it?...

Thai junta seeks deeper ‘China pivot’, lauds Beijing’s leadership style

By Mon, Dec 29, 2014 8:05AM UTC Comments Off Thai junta seeks deeper ‘China pivot’, lauds Beijing’s leadership style

Thailand's military government is seemingly seeking closer ties with China, as seen with the approval of a big infrastructure project and some odd words by Thai junta leader and Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha....

Reports: SKorean President fires spokesman for molesting US intern

By Fri, May 10, 2013 4:32PM UTC Comments Off South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Pic: AP.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired spokesman Yoon Chang-jung Friday for an “unsavory” act. Yoon is believed to have sexually assaulted a 21-year-old intern earlier this week, during the President’s high-profile trip to the United States. A community website for Korean women living in the US, Missy USA, first reported the case and a screen capture of its disclosure [ko]...

Sudan president’s arrival in China delayed

By Mon, Jun 27, 2011 6:37PM UTC Comments Off

BEIJING (AP) — A planned visit by Sudan’s president to China, which was criticized by rights groups because he is wanted on international war crimes charges, was delayed Monday, though officials gave no reason. President Omar al-Bashir was to have arrived in Beijing just after dawn Monday, but by the middle of the afternoon his...

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