Placing Hopes in Prime Minister Prayuth

It was rare enough to ever see General Prayuth wear something in public that was not his military uniform, and him in parliament was probably something never seen before. Only a few days later after his first address to the National Legislative Assembly, he would be nominated by that parliament as the 29th Prime Minister …

#ThaiCoup

On the 22nd of May the Thai military under General Prayuth Chan-ocha seized power and deposed the remnants of a pro-Thaksin government. The opposition’s ‘victory’ is finally here, but the future of the country remains as perilous as ever. In an army compound where talks on how to resolve the bitter and protracted crisis were …