2016-04-12 15:01

Conveying his good wishes to the Thai people for the upcoming Songkran Holiday, the Thai junta leader has warned Thai women that they should be wrapped nicely like candies.

Matichon Online reported on Tuesday, 12 April 2016, that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the junta leader and Prime Minister, greeted Songkran well-wishers before the cabinet meeting at Government House.

2016-04-12 13:29

The new Burmese government, led by the National League for Democracy (NLD), has taken a major step in releasing approximately 200 political prisoners and detainees, Human Rights Watch said today. It has also pledged to release remaining political prisoners or have their politically motivated charges dropped by the end of April 2016.

2016-04-11 15:09

The Thai junta leader scolded politicians for disagreeing with a plan to add an additional question to the public referendum on the draft constitution.    

Matichon Online reported that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the junta leader and Prime Minister, on Monday, 11 April 2016, said that politicians have no right to disagree with him over the proposal to include another question in the public referendum to pass the draft constitution.

The referendum is scheduled for 7 August 2016.