Page-12 of Thailand Current Affairs, GK & News

Army Chief endorsed as the new leader by Thai king

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej (86) has backed the army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who captured power in a coup, to run Thailand. Why is Thailand under military rule? The political situation in Thailand has been restive for past few months. At present, the country is under junta rule (army rule) after army seized power in ..

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Thailand court sacks PM Yingluck Shinawatra

The Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra and several cabinet ministers have been ordered to resign by the Constitutional Court of the country. The court ordered that Ms Yingluck acted illegally when she transferred her national security chief Thawil Pliensri to another position in 2011. The order has come after months of political impasse. Anti-government protesters have been ..

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Asia-Pacific navies sign communication agreement at Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS)

India and 21 other countries adopted an agreement at ameliorating communication at sea to cut down the possibility of conflict amid developing friction between a progressively assertive China and its neighbours. Naval chiefs of these nations participated at the biennial conference of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) held at Qingdao, China. Rear Admiral S N ..

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Third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) 2014

The Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) 2014 held at The Hague, Netherlands. In the third edition of nuclear summit, 58 world leaders participated to enhance the global nuclear security structure. Objective: To prevent nuclear terrorism by reducing the amount of dangerous nuclear material in the world, improving the security of all nuclear material and radioactive sources ..

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3rd BIMSTEC summit 2014 held in Myanmar

The 3rd BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit held at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. About BIMSTEC summit 2014 Theme: “Partnership for Harmony and Prosperity”. Attended by:Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal. Chaired by:Myanmar. Objective: To create an enabling environment for rapid economic development through identification and ..

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