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Thailand’s military-appointed legislature has voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. She was impeached for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars. More than three-fifths i.e. 190 legislatures voted against Yingluck in the legislature of 220 members. It should be noted that, for this impeachment more than ..
Thailand’s parliament has voted to ban commercial surrogacy. This decision was taken by Thailand’s military Junta which came to power in May, 2014. A voted draft bill has provision which mentions that anyone profiting off surrogacy will be given a maximum ten year prison sentence. The bill also forbids any middlemen or agencies, receiving any ..
India inked a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in services and investments with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), paving the mode for a more relaxed movement of professionals and additionally opening prospects for investments between India and ASEAN. India implemented FTA in goods with 10-member ASEAN in 2011. 9 out of 10 ASEAN ..
Thailand’s military’s top official, General Prayuth Chan-ocha (60), has been named the new Prime Minister of the country. Gen Prayuth was nominated in a legislature chosen by the junta and consisting mostly military and police figures. The general was the head of the army when he led a coup in May 2014. The coupled to the ..
In a sharp contrast to the 100,000 tigers that once lived in the wild a century ago, the number now has reduced to just 3,200. This was revealed by a latest report released by the World Wide Fund (WWF). WWF has also expressed their willingness to assist the conservation efforts being made by the 13 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2014