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Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha gets royal endorsement for Prime Minister post

June 11, 2019 3:40 PM

BANGKOK (DPA) - Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha was officially endorsed by King Maha Vajiralongkorn as Prime Minister on Tuesday (June 11), almost a week after he won an overwhelming victory in parliament.

Thai PM calls for unity, 'will do his best for nation'

June 07, 2019 5:00 AM

BANGKOK • Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday called for national unity and thanked Members of Parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seized power in a military coup.

Thai junta chief Prayut vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM

June 06, 2019 3:20 PM

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha called on Thursday (June 6) for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seized power in a military coup.

Thai Parliament elects Prayut as PM for a fresh term

June 06, 2019 5:00 AM

Thailand's new Parliament voted yesterday to give a fresh term to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, three months after landmark elections.

Thai parliament in marathon debate before voting for the next prime minister

June 05, 2019 9:07 PM

BANGKOK - Thailand's new parliament met for its first joint session on Wednesday (June 5) to choose a prime minister, three months after its landmark election in March.

Junta leader favoured as Thai Parliament convenes to vote for new prime minister

June 05, 2019 1:33 PM

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday (June 5) for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister.

Thailand's Democrat Party joins pro-junta coalition, to vote for Prayut as PM

June 05, 2019 12:01 AM

BANGKOK (XINHUA) - Thailand's Democrat Party on Tuesday (June 4) announced its intent to join the coalition led by the pro-government Palang Pracharath Party and vote for Mr Prayut Chan-o-cha as the country's prime minister.

Thai opposition says 'not too late' as pro-junta talks stall after election

May 29, 2019 2:51 PM

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand's main opposition Pheu Thai party on Wednesday (May 29) urged other parties that contested a March election to reject a coalition offer by a pro-army party seeking to keep the ruling junta chief as prime minister.

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