Posted inThailand

Prayut declares a Covid-19 emergency in Thailand

BANGKOK – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha announced today (March 24) that Thailand will be placed under emergency rule to curb the spread of Covid-19, a draconian measure that could have significant implications for the kingdom’s recently restored democracy. Prayut, a former army commander and military coup-maker, will from March 26 assume sole authority to implement […]