23 Aug 2016
In the aftermath of the 7 August referendum, junta supporters have strategically initiated efforts to ensure that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the current junta head, will be Thailand’s next ‘outsider’ Prime Minister.
21 Dec 2015
After Thailand’s Miss Universe beauty pageant contestant was awarded best prize for national costume, a member of the junta-appointed National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) said perhaps we should make ‘tuk-tuk democracy’ known internationally. Kamnoon Sidhisamarn, a NRSA member, on Monday morning, 21 December 2015, posted a Facebook message to congratulate Aniporn Chalermburanawong, 21, Miss Universe Thailand, for winning the contest for best national costume with a tuk-tuk dress.