Time running down on Thailand’s junta

Twenty-five wristwatches valued at an estimated US$1.24 million have become painful tourniquets on the arm of Thailand’s coup-installed defense minister. The luxury timepieces are also threatening to derail Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s chances of remaining in power after elections tentatively scheduled for late 2018 or 2019. For the past six weeks Defense Minister General Prawit […]