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THAILAND

Thailand working ‘relentlessly’ to solve Myanmar crisis - Srettha

Bloomberg News, Published on 24/05/2024

» TOKYO: Thailand is "working relentlessly" to bring an end to the crisis in neighbouring Myanmar where rebel groups have been clashing with the military-government, according to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

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THAILAND

Yingluck optimistic about democracy

Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 22/05/2024

» Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she sees light at the end of the tunnel now that the country has returned to a democratic path, 10 years after the coup that ousted her government.

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Securing Thailand's energy future

Oped, Published on 22/05/2024

» Since the 2021 military coup in Myanmar, foreign governments -- in particular the European Union and the United States, have issued travel bans and frozen the financial assets of corporate entities and individuals involved with the military regime. The most recent US financial sanction on the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (Moge), a major source of foreign currency revenue for the military government, which took effect in November 2023, is a potential risk to Thailand as it is reliant on gas from Myanmar for electricity generation.

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THAILAND

Pheu Thai vows to rewrite charter, outlaw coups

Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 21/05/2024

» The Pheu Thai Party has pledged to rewrite the military-sponsored constitution and push for an anti-coup law to ensure that military takeovers would no longer be accepted and coup makers would not be recognised as “ratthathipat” (“sovereign”).

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THAILAND

Myanmar LGBTQ people plea for help

News, Poramet Tangsathaporn, Published on 20/05/2024

» While Pride Month is around the corner in Thailand, Burmese LGBTQ people live under the Tatmadaw's shadow, waiting for help from their Thai counterparts.

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WORLD

Myanmar rebel group claims control of town, denies targeting Rohingya

Published on 19/05/2024

» A powerful armed ethnic group in Myanmar said on Sunday it had won control over a town in the western state of Rakhine after weeks of fighting, denying accusations it had targeted members of the Muslim-minority Rohingya during the offensive.

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THAILAND

Rights group decries ‘swap mart’ for dissidents

Published on 18/05/2024

» Thai authorities are assisting neighbouring governments to take unlawful actions against refugees and dissidents from abroad, making the country increasingly unsafe for those fleeing persecution, Human Rights Watch says in a report released this week.

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WORLD

Myanmar residents lobby Japan to act over conscription law

Kyodo News, Published on 15/05/2024

» KYODO - Members of Myanmar's expatriate community in Japan are lobbying local assemblies to pressure the central government to accept their fleeing compatriots in the wake of the enforcement of a controversial conscription law by the junta in February.

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THAILAND

Last of the ‘Three Tyrants’ dies at 90

Published on 14/05/2024

» Col Narong Kittikachorn, one of the “three tyrants” who led the country prior to the October 1973 student uprising, died on Tuesday at the age of 90.

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THAILAND

What the Senate election means and why it’s all different

Published on 13/05/2024

» Thailand has kicked off the process to hold the first Senate election since a coup in 2014, after the military-appointed batch completed its five-year term last week.