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Thai junta shoots down proposal to slash defense spending

Feb 19, 2019 - 12:02 AM

The country spends among the most on defense in Southeast Asia and recent big purchases have drawn criticism in a state riddled with inequality and corruption

DEFENSE SPENDING. In this file photo, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha arrives at Government House before a cabinet meeting in Bangkok on August 9, 2016. File photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Former Thai MPs survive impeachment vote

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:58 PM

A successful impeachment would have seen the ex lawmakers banned from politics for five years

Thai ex-PM Yingluck impeached, faces criminal charges

Jan 23, 2015 - 1:41 PM

UPDATED A tally of votes shows 190 of the 220 seat National Legislative Assembly voting in favor of impeachment

IMPEACHED. Ousted Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra looks on as she faces impeachment proceedings by the military-stacked National Legislative Assembly (NLA) at the parliament in Bangkok on January 22, 2015. Photo by Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP

Ousted Thai PM launches defiant impeachment defense

Jan 09, 2015 - 10:53 AM

UPDATED Yingluck Shinawatra faces impeachment by the military stacked National Legislative Assembly NLA over her administration s loss making rice subsidy program

YINGLUCK SHINAWATRA. Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives to give her statement during impeachment proceedings against her, at Parliament House in Bangkok, Thailand, 09 January 2015. Narong Sangnak/EPA