Miss Universe Thailand spends Valentine’s Day at Government House with hottie Prayuth

Chalita “Namtan” Suansane, better known as Miss Universe Thailand 2016, spent her Valentine’s Day at the ever-romantic Government House, where she visited with PM Prayuth Chan-ocha who she called “cute” after giving red roses and a teddy bear wearing a Thailand sash to the coup leader After presenting him with the bear and the romantic flowers, Prayuth told her to stay focused on her schooling Namtan is...

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One woman is advising Thais who want to work, live or study in the States to put their plans on hold for the next four years while Donald Trump is president Trump has only been...

Thai restaurant owner in US advises Thais not to go to America during Trump presidency

Thailand’s next election in exactly one year: deputy PM

An election to restore democracy to Thailand will take place a year from now, the government said yesterday, affirming for the first time widespread expectations that the vote the...

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Police Chief wants more time to explain his monthly payments from booze company

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PM denies government going broke, deputy PM says public doesn’t understand finances

PM Prayuth Chan-ocha is insisting that Thailand's financial situation remains strong, despite the news yesterday that the military government has spent 85 percent of the...

PM denies government going broke, deputy PM says public doesn’t understand finances

Junta spent 85 percent of country’s reserves since coup, minister calls savings ‘a burden’

The military government has spent 85 percent of the funds that the Thai government had in reserves since the junta took control just three years ago However, despite blowing...

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Prayuth’s Workout Wednesday continues, but with stand-by ambulance

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New report suggests government behind post-coup 2014 Facebook blackout

All hell broke loose when Facebook was inaccessible for 30 minutes in Thailand, six days after the 2014 coup Speculation emerged as people panicked However, they had to panic over...

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U.S. to send most senior officer to Thailand’s Cobra Gold

The highest ranking US officer to visit Thailand since the 2014 coup will attend the Cobra Gold military exercise next month in what the Thai army hailed yesterday as a sign of...

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Thailand’s 2016 Corruption Perception score sinks, thanks to political repression

Transparency International, an anti-corruption NGO, assigned Thailand a lower score than last year in their Corruption Perception Index, which was released today The...

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Coconuts Bangkok Politics

This is your spot for learning which government official was spotted on Soi Cowboy, who’s been misappropriating funds to pimp out his office and what’s going on behind the closed doors at Government House (Hint: It’s not Pokemon Go). Sometimes, with politicians like we’ve got, you have to laugh or else you’ll cry.