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Watchdog clears Thai junta deputy over luxury watches | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Friday he was never worried about an anti-corruption investigation that this week cleared him of any wrongdoing over two dozen luxury watches that he did not claim as assets. FILE PHOTO: Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit …

Thailand: Poking the Tiger | The Diplomat

Young student activists are unlikely to bring down the junta — but they can make its life more difficult. Activists in Thailand have a busy calendar. Throughout the year they solemnly mark anniversaries of key dates in the struggle to establish a meaningful democracy in the kingdom. The surfeit of …