Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed constitution

/ Aug 7, 2016

Thai voters overwhelmingly approve junta-backed constitution

Thai voters Sunday overwhelmingly approved a new junta-backed constitution that lays the foundation for a civilian government influenced by the military and controlled by appointed — rather than elected — officials. With 91 percent of the ballots counted, 62 percent of voters in the referendum ...

Mar 29, 2016

Thailand's proposed new constitution unveiled to the public

Thailand's proposed new constitution was unveiled to the public on Tuesday amid criticism the charter is undemocratic and gives too much power to the military that staged a coup two years ago. The military government, which had banned criticism of the proposed constitution prior to ...