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Thailand PM bemoans 'divisive' soap operas
New prime minister slams TV soaps and threatens he will write them himself if their scripts do not improve.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 13:12 GMT
Thai king endorses coup leader as PM
General Prayuth Chan-ocha promises to carry out extensive reforms following army coup which overthrew government in May.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 07:56 GMT
Thailand PM: Reform or repression?
The General who headed a military coup in May is appointed prime minister.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 20:21 GMT
General behind Thailand coup named PM
Prayuth Chan-ocha voted into power by army-run legislature three months after he overthrew government.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 05:46 GMT
Thailand's army declares war on 'vice'
New Thai government seeks to root out gambling, mafias and the 'grey economy' in a move some say is politically driven.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2014 08:55 GMT
Thai military tries to mediate between rivals
A month after military coup, army leaders try to bridge divide between red and yellow shirts.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2014 06:39 GMT
Thais reflect on recent military coup
On the streets of Chiang Mai, residents and expatriates give their opinions on the military's seizure of power.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 13:10 GMT
Thai military rules out early elections
Deputy chief of staff says the army needs a "period of time for all sides to cool down" before polls are held.
Last updated: 29 May 2014 14:13 GMT
Chiang Mai survives its first week of coup
Despite its Red Shirt reputation, Thailand’s second largest city, Chiang Mai, has remained calm since the coup.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 13:17 GMT
Thailand junta tackling sputtering economy
Months of turmoil has brought Southeast Asia's second-largest economy to its knees, but some say the coup may revive it.
Last updated: 27 May 2014 13:25 GMT
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