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Australian tourist among first foreigners to be arrested after Thailand’s coup

29-May-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

An Australian tourist is one of the first foreigners to be arrested under Thailand’s harsh military rule that could see some offenders prosecuted in military courts. [...]
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Thailand risks inheriting Asia’s ‘sick man’ tag on unrest

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are forecast to grow more than 5 percent this year, while Thailand is on the verge of a recession after gross domestic [...]
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Thai troops detain government minister who blasted coup

Thai troops detain government minister who blasted coup

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Armed troops detained a Thai Cabinet minister who defiantly emerged from hiding Tuesday to condemn last week’s military coup and urge a return to civilian rule, in the [...]
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Thai troops swoop on fugitive former minister

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thai soldiers swooped to detain a fugitive former cabinet minister on Tuesday after he emerged from hiding to become the first member of the ousted government to publicly [...]
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Thai army gets down to work on economy, detains ex-minister

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military rulers settled down to work at their Bangkok headquarters on Tuesday, firmly in charge with royal endorsement while rounding up critics and [...]
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Thailand’s Ex-Education minister Detained After Speaking Against Coup

29-May-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Thai soldiers have entered the journalists’ club in Bangkok to detain a cabinet minister who spoke out against last week’s coup. Former education minister [...]
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Thailand’s junta relaxes curfew to four hours a day

Thailand’s junta relaxes curfew to four hours a day

29-May-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s ruling body, the National Council for Peace and Order, announced on Tuesday night that the curfew period would be reduced to four hours a day from midnight [...]
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UK reviews military ties with Thailand

29-May-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Britain is reviewing its military relationship with Thailand following a coup last week, a spokesman for the Foreign Office said on Monday. Thailand’s army chief, [...]
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From beaches to Bangkok, tourists ask ‘What coup?’

29-May-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

When Thailand’s military staged a coup last week, Phil Koenighaus was on a beach enjoying the debauchery of the country’s infamous “Half Moon” [...]
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Thai army gets down to work on economy, stifles dissent

Thai army gets down to work on economy, stifles dissent

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s military rulers will settle down to work at their Bangkok headquarters on Tuesday, firmly in charge after royal endorsement but facing small protests that [...]
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Thai ‘Red Shirts’ cornered as army stifles dissent

Thai ‘Red Shirts’ cornered as army stifles dissent

28-May-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

With leaders rounded up and soldiers deployed in their rural heartlands, Thailand’s “Red Shirts” have gone to ground but experts say they will regroup [...]
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Thai democracy: game over

28-May-2014 Intellasia | The Age | 6:00 AM

Let’s stop pretending about Thailand. There is a polite international fiction that last week’s military coup is just a temporary interruption to democratic rule. [...]
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Sony Joins Panasonic Shunning Trips to Thailand in Coup

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Sony Corp. (6758) and Panasonic Corp. (6752) are among companies advising workers against travelling to Thailand as evidence mounts that political turmoil in the country is [...]
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No plans for sanctions on Thailand: Shanmugam

28-May-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Republic has no plans to impose sanctions on Thailand following the military coup, Law and Foreign Affairs minister K Shanmugam said in an interview with Bloomberg on [...]
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Thai Society’s ‘Chasm’ Must Be Bridged, Singapore Says

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s societal “chasm” needs to be bridged to bring stability to Southeast Asia’s second-biggest economy after the military took power, according [...]
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