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Name Prayuth Chan-ocha
Spelling Prayuth Chan-o-cha
Nationality Thailand
Gender Male
Ethnic Thai
Job Prime Minister of Thailand
  Thai General
  Thai Politician
  Thai Soldier

Affiliation

Political Party Palang Pracha Rath
Org Thai Royal Army
2014 05 22
After a series of protests and prolonged political paralysis, General Prayut Chan-o-cha staged a coup – the second in eight years – and removed Yingluck Shinawatra from power
2017 09 07
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is welcomed by his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen at the prime minister’s office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2018 01 12
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha walks next to his cardboard cutout during preparations for national Children’s Day at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand
2018 10 24
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha at the Government House in Bangkok
2019 03 20
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha greets people at Lumphini Park in Bangkok, ahead of the March 24 general election

2019 03 25 Retrieve

[spoke of his commitment to his homeland] I love Thailand, and I would die for this country

2019 05 27 Retrieve

[Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98] He was honest and cared for the betterment of society. He also had other characteristics about him that future generations should learn from

2019 06 05
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends the 2019 National Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day at a Convention Center in Bangkok

2019 07 15 Speech

[Monday night speech marking the political transition] Thailand is now fully governed as a democratic country with a constitutional monarch, possessing a parliament that is elected and a government endorsed by the parliament. Several rights and liberties are safeguarded by the constitution in line with the highest international norms. Pending problems will be solved through democratic processes without the application of any special powers

2019 07 16
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha arrives for a photo opportunity with members of the new Thai cabinet at Government House in Bangkok
2019 09 02
South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha after a news conference in Bangkok

2019 09 24 Retrieve

I am interested in political positions

2019 10 01 Retrieve

[After Egyptian authorities arrested a Thai student over suspicions that he supported Islamic State extremists] Thailand has no links to any foreign militant group. Officials keep monitoring [Thai Muslims], and there are no links here with any foreign group. Those who are learning both religious matters and regular curricula, we encourage them to learn from moderate Muslim countries. Then come back and have occupation to make a living

2019 10 07 Retrieve

[Scaling the high-income ladder] Thailand will become a high-income country with fairness, respect for basic human rights and participation in all sectors of society

2019 10 19 Retrieve

[After studying the details of Gen Apirat Kongsompong’s speech, Gen Prayut said that the gist of the message was that the army chief wanted to encourage a sense of patriotism, provide a historical background of the country and offer his take on solving the southern insurgency] I don’t want any conflict to arise and obstruct the implementation of policies to steer the country forward … It should be left to the audience to exercise their discretion

2019 10 29
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha calls an urgent meeting of economic ministers to discuss the US susupension of trade preferences at Government House. Among them were Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Labour Minister MR Chatu Mongol Sonakul and Agriculture Minister Chalermchai Sri-on

2019 11 06 Retrieve

[Referring to Thailand’s ties with Cambodia as a fellow member of ASEAN, Prayut said] According to our commitment to ASEAN, we will not interfere in each other’s internal affairs, and we will not allow an anti-government person [Sam Rainsy] to use Thailand for activism. I have ordered this, so he probably won’t get in.