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‘I Don’t Condone Violence’: Prawit Denies Role in Activist Attack

BANGKOK — Deputy junta chairman Prawit Wongsuwan on Monday denied being behind a recent attack that left a pro-democracy activist in a critical condition.

Prayuth Sorry for Cabinet Infighting

BANGKOK — Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday offered a rare apology for ongoing feuds within the government coalition to secure key seats in the next cabinet.

Footage of Activist’s Assailants Released

BANGKOK — A security camera footage released by an opposition MP shows moments of an attack on a pro-democracy activist, which still left him in serious condition Sunday.

Activist ‘Ja New’ in Critical Condition After Assault

BANGKOK — A pro-democracy campaigner remains in critical condition after he was attacked by a group of unidentified men on a street in northeast Bangkok today, his mother said. 
A still from Chananya’s video posted on June 21. Image: Point of View / Youtube.

History Buff Youtuber Pitchforked Over Old Tweets About 112

BANGKOK — A Thai Youtuber’s video about witch-hunting in the Middle Ages became a trial ground after netizens dug up old tweets in which...

Kamnan Poh, ‘Godfather of Chonburi,’ Dies at 82

CHONBURI — One of the most politically, economically and criminally influential men in Thailand’s east passed away on Monday. Somchai Khunpluem, better known as Kamnan...
An updated photo of Gen. Preecha Chan-ocha and Phongphan Chan-ocha.

Lawyer Accuses Prayuth’s Brother, Sister-in-Law of 112 for Sitting on Throne-like Chairs

BANGKOK — A lawyer has accused junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s brother and sister-in-law of committing lese majeste by imitating royalty in photos spread...
File photo of Wissanu Krea-ngam.

6 Senate Selection Committee Members Now Senators Themselves

BANGKOK — It emerged Wednesday that six members of the committee that selected candidates for the junta-appointed senate are now themselves senators. Under mounting pressure...
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha holds up a copy of “Aesop’s Fables” on June 11, 2019.

Prayuth’s Book Club: PM Recommends ‘Aesop’s Fables’

BANGKOK — Fast on the heels of rating Animal Farm, the junta leader-turned-PM is now recommending Thais read Aesop’s Fables.
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha after being re-appointed as prime minister on June 11, 2019.

Prayuth Officially Appointed PM for Second Term

BANGKOK ⁠— Junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha was officially re-appointed as prime minister at a Tuesday afternoon ceremony at Government House. Reading a short statement...

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