General Prayuth Chan-ocha

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM

Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election.

May 27, 2019, 10:28 AM IST

Thai PM Prayuth says "no harm" listening to fortune-tellers

 Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha admitted on Tuesday he had sought advice from fortune-tellers following media speculation over his spiritual beliefs.

Sep 23, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Thai ruler Prayuth gives top cabinet posts to junta inner circle

Military ruler General Prayuth Chan-ocha has named an interim cabinet dominated by members of the security forces to govern Thailand through at least a year of political reforms before he permits an election.

Sep 01, 2014, 06:51 AM IST

Thai junta leader could be PM under interim charter: Adviser

The leader of Thailand`s junta could become prime minister in a government to be set up under a newly drafted interim Constitution, but that will be decided by an appointed provisional parliament, a junta legal adviser said on Wednesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 10:25 AM IST

Fugitive Thai minister says army led government into trap

Thailand`s top generals lured the former government and its supporters into a trap by arranging peace talks between political heavyweights then seizing power in a coup moments later, a deposed minister said on Sunday.

May 26, 2014, 09:12 AM IST

Thai coup leader to get royal endorsement, address nation

Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha will receive the endorsement of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Monday as head of a ruling military council and the general will then give his first address to the nation since seizing power last week.

May 26, 2014, 08:37 AM IST