Prayuth Chan-ocha

Prayuth Chan-ocha

(präyo͞ot` chän-ōchä`), 1954–, Thai army officer and political leader. After training at the Royal Military Academy, he joined the Thai army in 1972, rising to become chief of staff (2008) and then commander in chief (2010). After the 2006 coup, General Chan-ocha was appointed to the National Legislative Assembly. In 2014 he led a coup that forced ousted Prime Minister Yingluck ShinawatraYingluck Shinawatra
1967–, Thai business executive and political leader, first female prime minister of Thailand (2011–14), grad. Chiang Mai Univ. (B.A., 1988), Kentucky State Univ. (M.P.A., 1991).
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 and scrapped the 2007 constitution; Prayuth retired from the army and was named prime minister. His regime has jailed dissidents and political opponents, and issued an interim constitution giving the military government sweeping powers. In 2016 his government secured adoption of a new constitution that greatly increased the military's influence in the government.
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The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) will suggest the National Energy Policy Council (NEPC), chaired by junta chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, to introduce policies to fast-track the growht of renewable power to bolster energy security.
Bangkok, Sha'ban 1, 1435, May 30, 2014, SPA -- Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-Ocha says elections will be held in 14 months at the earliest, dpa reported.
Bangkok - Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday he had been formally endorsed by the king as head of a military council that will run the country, and warned he would use force if political protests flared up again.
Earlier Sunday, Thailand's top general who staged last week's coup, Prayuth Chan-ocha, told people to avoid rallies, saying normal democratic principles cannot be applied at this time," Associated Press reported.
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Prayuth Chan-ocha also defended the detentions of dozens of politicians and activists, most of them associated with the ousted government, with a spokesman quoting him as saying that the measure would not last more than a week and was allowed by law, The Associated Press reported.
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Bangkok, May 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Three soldiers were injured in a bomb blast in the restive southern province of Yala Tuesday noon while the deputy Prime Minister Gen Yuthasak Sasiprapha overseeing security affairs and the army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha were visiting the region.