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Liars and scoundrels II

As well as lying to the public, military dictators can lie to themselves.

The Dictator and self-appointed Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has made a series of statements… 361 more words

Liars and scoundrels I

About a week ago, PPT pointed to the outrageous lying accompanying the military junta’s election campaigning and its hoovering up of candidates and election fixers, including some previously considered enemies of the military and monarchy. 471 more words

Waiting and waiting for the NACC do something … anything

At the risk of being mischievously accused by The Dictator and his Deputy Dictator of having “doctored” a photo – we haven’t – and causing panic – it won’t – we ask again about news of the Deputy Dictator’s case. 171 more words

The junta and big business

The Nikkei Asian Review has an article by Marwaan Macan-Markar that begins the much-needed task of unraveling the military dictatorship’s business dealings.

Over almost four years, the junta has quietly gone about reshaping the relationship between the military and business, both state enterprises and Sino-Thai conglomerates. 220 more words

Somyos and his money

It was less than a week ago that wealthy former police chief Somyos Pumpanmuang was mentioned in a post. Of course, long-time readers will know that we have been posting on his unusual wealth since it was revealed in 2014. 320 more words

Updated: Still watching and waiting

A couple of days ago we posted on how quiet the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) had become very, very quiet on Gen Prawit Wongsuwan’s luxury watch “investigation.” 357 more words

NACC on watch

It was only a couple of days ago that PPT mentioned how very quiet the National Anti-Corruption Commission had been since Gen Prawit Wongsuwan told them… 143 more words