On Monday, the 'Bangkok Post' ran what was touted as the "first interview" given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock. ...
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears....
Since his time as army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha’s relationship with the media has been strenuous at best. Now as the coup leader and prime minister he constantly in the limelight, and his gaffes are under more scrutiny than ever. On the other hand, the media itself is facing stringent censorship....
One of the many life lessons one will learn is that you simply can't win over everyone. That's something that Thailand's military government seems to be struggling to cope with, especially when it comes to foreign policy towards the West. ...
Thailand's interim prime minister, who seized power in a military coup, has suggested that the country's next elections may not occur until 2016, although he earlier set a target date of October 2015....
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