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Thai junta frees 14 Cambodian migrant workers

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:40

The Thai military junta has released 14 Cambodian migrant workers imprisoned last month for holding fake work visas, Cambodia`s foreign ministry said Friday.

Thai court sentences first anti-coup protester under junta

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:10

A Thai court today passed a suspended prison sentence on an anti-coup activist for breaching a ban on political gatherings, his lawyer said, in the first protest-related verdict since the military takeover.

Suu Kyi races to change Myanmar constitution before 2015 elections

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:03

With elections looming next year, Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is stepping up efforts to change a constitution that bars her from the presidency and gives substantial political power to unelected military members of parliament.

Thai coup leader sets polls for October 2015

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:37

The leader of Thailand`s military junta says a new interim constitution will be introduced next month and elections will be held around October 2015.

Thai junta challenges Thaksin to return, fight legal charges

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:55

Thailand`s powerful army has challenged fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra to return and fight the legal charges against him, even as the military refuted reports that last month`s coup was planned in advance to rid the country of the Shinawatra clan`s influence.

Thai junta releases activist detained for almost a month

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:58

The military junta governing Thailand has said it has released an opposition activist who had been in detention since May 28 this year, media reported Wednesday.

Thailand`s junta releases `Red Shirt` activist

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:39

Thailand`s military junta today released an opposition activist who had appeared on an army television channel saying her detention was "too good for words to say" after demands from several human rights group for her freedom.

Fugitive Thai politician sets up anti-junta organisation

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:43

Charupong Ruangsuwan, a former Thai interior minister believed to be in self-imposed exile, Tuesday announced setting up of an organisation to counter the military junta.

Thai protest leader, junta chief in talks since 2010

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:58

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said that he had advised junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on ways to uproot Thaksin Shinawatra`s regime since 2010, media reported Monday.

Thai junta gets tough on World Cup gambling

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:22

Thailand`s military leaders are cracking down on illegal gambling, which is forecast to soar during the World Cup, as part of a campaign to clean up the country and restore its image.

Thai junta sets up reform, reconciliation committee

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:22

The Thai military junta has set up a new committee to take charge of reconciliation and reform in the country, an official said Tuesday.

Thailand and Cambodia agree to quash `rumours` after worker exodus

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:57

Thailand and Cambodia agreed Tuesday to quash "rumours" of a crackdown against illegal migrant workers by the new Thai junta after the exodus of nearly 180,000 Cambodian labourers.