30 May 2014
11:18 am

Commander of the Saraburi-based Calvary School at the Calvary Centre Col Sombat  Tanyawan and 10 soldiers Friday filed complaints with Phayathai police seeking to take legal action against anti coup protesters who assaulted them and destroyed state property during a confrontation at the Victory Monument on May 28.

They brought with them evidence of video clips showing the protesters assaulting soldiers and damaging army vehicles to give to the police for use in making arrest of the protesters appearing in the clips.

30 May 2014
11:17 am

Thai ambassador to the United Kingdom Mr Pasan Teparak is summoned by the National Council for Peace and Order to report to military officers at the Army Auditorium immediately.

30 May 2014
11:17 am

The National Disaster Warning Centre reported a 5.8 magnitude earthquake near the Myanmar- Chinese border at 8.20 a.m. Friday in the depth of 20 kilometres underground, and 570 kilometres Northwest of Chiang Rai province.

The tremor, however, had no impact on the country, it said.

30 May 2014
10:36 am

Army deputy spokesman Col Winthai Suwari strongly dismissed allegation that soldiers were responsible for the gun attack at the home of an independent academic Weerapat Pariyawong who is now in the UK.

30 May 2014
10:36 am

Redshirt hardcore leader Suporn Attawong, also former deputy secretary general of the prime minister was freed  last night. He vowed to end all political activities and encourage all Thai to reconcile.

29 May 2014
9:07 pm

The military has reopened the Victory Monument and its vicinity to normal traffic and to the public after no anti-coup protesters showed up to protest as threatened.  All road accesses to the monument which were blocked off are now open to normal traffic flow.

29 May 2014
4:13 pm

The Royal Thai Police Thursday warned anti coup protesters to halt their protest immediately or else they will face drastic action.

Warning by the police was made at a press conference called by the deputy commissioner of the Royal  Thai Police Pol Gen Somyos Phumpanmuang today.

Police begin closing traffic at the Victory Monument now to begin suppression of the protesters.

All motorists are warned to keep off the Monument.

29 May 2014
1:07 pm

The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives says it has so far paid almost 20 billion baht to 185,381 farmers in four days.

The bank president Lak Wachananwat said that since payment began May 26, a total of  19,246 million baht were paid to 185,381 farmers.

28 May 2014
8:47 pm

The Interior Ministry’s permanent secretary Viboon Sa-nguanpong on Wednesday signed an order transferring governors of five provinces to inactive posts at the ministry. They are governors of Kalasin, Nonthaburi, Roi Et, Rayong and Ubon Ratchathani.
He did not give reason for the transfer but it was well known that these provinces are active bases of the red-shirt supporters of the previous government.

28 May 2014
6:37 pm

The National Council for Peace and Order has freed red-shirt leaders who include Jatuporn Promphan, Natthawut Saikua, Mrs Thida Thavornseth and Weng Tochirakarn after having held them in custody since May 22.