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Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

Up to 140 of NLA’s 220 members to be from armed forces : source

Military officials to dominate National Legislative Assembly

Somkid meets Chinese leaders

Somkid meets Chinese leaders

General Prayuth Chan-ocha, chief of the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), presented a personal message of friendship and cooperation to China’s President Xi Jinping through his adviser Somkid Jatusripitak.

Somkid meets Chinese leaders

Junta’s anti-graft moves welcome, but not all will be happy

Junta’s anti-graft moves welcome, but not all will be happy

The provisional Constitution, which went into effect on July 22, has made the country’s future slightly clearer, especially when it comes to the next elected government once a permanent charter is in place.

Junta’s anti-graft moves welcome, but not all will be happy

Junta asked to explain what offended them in newspaper

Junta asked to explain what offended them in newspaper

The National Press Council of Thailand (NCPO) has vowed to take action against ASTV Weekend if the junta’s claim that the weekly newspaper violated media ethics proves to be true.

Junta asked to explain what offended them in newspaper

At least 100 military in NLA: source

At least 100 military in NLA: source

At least 100 senior military officers are tipped to be selected as members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), an NCPO source said.

At least 100 military in NLA: source

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EC candidates to be named for reform council

EC candidates to be named for reform council

The Election Commission will name two candidates to contest for a seat in the National Reform Council (NRC), EC member Somchai Srisutthiyakorn said yesterday.

EC candidates to be named for reform council

NCPO may pick trusted allies

NCPO may pick trusted allies

Legislative assembly likely to be packed with military officers, bureaucrats and those with close ties to the junta

NCPO may pick trusted allies

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Junta’s ‘special powers’ defended

Junta’s ‘special powers’ defended

Prayuth gets backing from his assistant to take over as premier

Junta’s ‘special powers’ defended

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is taking another major step towards national reconciliation efforts with a series of events at Sanam Luang, beginning today until Sunday.

Will Thaksin heed Prayuth’s call for all sides to reconcile?

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’

THE MEDIA NEEDS a truly reliable system of checks and balances to ensure it does not fall under the sway of big business, Suchada Chakpisuth, director of the Thailand Information Centre for Civil Rights and Investigative Journalism (TCIJ) has said.

Mass media at’a low point, too cosy with big business’