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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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Thai coup leader: Don’t protest, it’s no use

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

Bolstered by an endorsement from Thailand’s king, the nation’s new military ruler issued a stark warning Monday to anyone opposed to last week’s coup: [...]
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Thai coup leader threatens crackdown if protests resume

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

Thai coup leader general Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he had been formally endorsed by the king as head of a military council that will run the country, and warned he [...]
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Thai ex-Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra freed

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

An aide to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she has been released from military custody. The aide said Yingluck was freed Monday and has returned to her home. [...]
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ANZ receives licence to operate subsidiary in Thailand

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

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has granted an approval to the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) to establish a subsidiary in the country. The permission [...]
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Shropshire man’s family trapped in Thailand

28-May-2014 Intellasia | Shrop shire Star | 6:00 AM

Terry Le Long from Bridgnorth has had little contact with with wife Ying and 10-month-old son Jack since the coup began on Thursday, only receiving a text and having a phone [...]
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Thailand military leaders to pay rice farmers

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

Thailand’s coup leaders have been quick to say they will focus on fixing the country’s economic problems. The military rulers have promised to find ways to boost [...]
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