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The nighttime curfew imposed in Thailand after last month’s military coup has been lifted, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha said during his weekly address Friday.
Thailand’s new military ruler has added a personal touch to his junta’s post-coup charm offensive, penning the lyrics to a patriotic ballad vowing to “return happiness” to the country.
Miss Universe Thailand has resigned less than a month into her reign after being harshly criticiaed on social media over her political comments and looks.
Thousands of security personnel have been deployed on Bangkok’s streets in a show of force against small but defiant anti-coup flashmob rallies.
Iman Latief, a teacher from Cape Town, has not felt threatened in any way by the military takeover in Thailand.
More than 150 prominent figures, from both sides of Thailand’s political divide, have been barred from leaving Thailand.
Street protests in Thailand appear to be dying out, but major questions remain after the coup. Paula Hancocks reports
Thailand’s military took control of the country Thursday, just two days after declaring martial law in a move it said was meant to calm tensions — and not a coup.