Thai junta drafts emergency economic measures

Asia Pacific / Politics Jun 2, 2014

Thai junta drafts emergency economic measures

The military junta running Thailand has drawn up a list of emergency measures such as price caps on fuel and loan guarantees for small firms to kick-start an economy threatened by recession after months of political turmoil. The plans, outlined by Air Chief Marshal Prajin ...

Fugitive ex-Thai leader Thaksin visiting Japan: sources

National May 30, 2014

Fugitive ex-Thai leader Thaksin visiting Japan: sources

Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is currently in Japan, it was learned Thursday from informed sources. Thaksin entered Japan at the beginning of the week on a private visit for shopping and other personal reasons, and was planning to remain in the country ...