11 Jun 2014
1:57 pm

The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives said it has so far paid 68.67 billion baht to more than 674,200 farmers in 17 days.

11 Jun 2014
10:16 am

The NCPO held a meeting with 23 Thai ambassadors and consuls from 17 countries this morning to follow up on developments of their assignments to explain the situation of the country to foreign countries.

Besides the junta will also outline its foreign policy to the Thai diplomats  after the May 22 coup.
Chairing the meeting is Gen Udomdech Sitabutr, secretary-general of the NCPO.

9 Jun 2014
9:38 pm

Firemen were able to control the fire at IRPC’s petro chemical plant in Rayong after spending more than an hour battling the blaze.  There were no casualties as residents living near the factory and workers were evacuated to safety.

The cause of the fire is yet to be investigated.

9 Jun 2014
8:28 pm

A petro-chemical plant of IRPC Plc in Rayong caught fire and exploded late in the evening, sending employees at the plant and residents nearby the plant to flee.

The plant produces plastic pellets.

It was not known if there is any casualty in the fire and explosion,but fire engines from Laem Chabang and nearby Pattaya were rushed to fight the fire.


9 Jun 2014
7:10 pm

Southern militants ambushed a van of the Forward Command of the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) wounding three army officers, one of them a major, and two civilians in Kapor district of Pattani province. A combined force of soldiers, police and volunteers was sent into the ambush scene late in the evening to hunt down the militants who were believed to be hiding in the area.

9 Jun 2014
1:25 pm

Hardcore red shirt Arisman Pongruangrong who was earlier reported to have escaped abroad has reported himself to the National Council for Peace and Order at about noon today.

A few other red-shirt core members namely Aree Krainara, chief of the red-shirt guards, and Thanakrit Cha-amnoi, are to turn themselves in to the military this afternoon.

6 Jun 2014
10:32 pm

The National Council for Peace and Order tonight announced the lifting of curfew in Hua Hin, Cha-am, Krabi and Phang-nga provinces.

6 Jun 2014
10:13 pm

Their resignation will take immediate effect Friday.

Three other board directors resigned are Wattana Chiengkul, Pol Lt-Gen Phanu Kerdlarbpol, and Pol Gen Krissana Phol-anant.

No specific reasons were given for the resignation but a board director who resigned said he wanted to pave way for change.

Sqn Ldr Sita was known to have close connection with  the Shinawatra family.

The National Council for Peace and Order head Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has made clear of revamping all state enterprises’ boards of directors and replacing them with qualified people with knowledge of  the fields they are assigned to.

AOT is 70% owned by the Finance Ministry. It operates  six main airports — Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai and Phuket International Airport.

6 Jun 2014
1:48 pm

The Military Court has extended the detention of former education minister Chaturon Chaisang for 12 more days as requested by the police who reasoned to question four more witnesses. The extension will be from June 9-20.

6 Jun 2014
12:17 pm

The Military Court has denied bail for former education minister Chaturon Chaisaeng and ordered him detained for another 12 days.

The ex-minister was charged with defying the order of the National Council for Peace and Order to report himself to the junta.