A new Constitution, brought in under the NCPO
's rule in 2017, has further cemented a role for the military in the next government by allowing the junta to hand-pick the 250-member Senate, which will include six seats automatically reserved for military and police chiefs.
The Nordic Capital Procurement Optimisation (NCPO
) model pools the sourcing requirements of portfolio companies and leverages their scale to deliver significantly enhanced procurement deals -- similar to those enjoyed by large multinationals.
Because the NCPO
actively curtailed critical discussion, voter understanding of the charter was at best inadequate, and at worst downright confused.
(1) See, 'NCPO
announces 12 national core values to reinforce the country', Royal Thai Government, http://www.thaigov.go.th/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=84749%3Aid84749&Itemid=341 &lang=en (last accessed 27 May 2015).
now is preparing to hold a referendum in August on its draft constitution, which, if approved, would mean elections in 2017.
These cases are being adjudicated across the civil, criminal, and military courts; the NCPO
has ordered that violations of Article 112 that take place subsequent to the coup be processed in the military court system, in which there are fewer rights protections provided to defendants.
As political machinations have been put in place to ensure the political longevity of the military, the NCPO
has cracked down on its critics through arrests and detentions.
Gen Prayuth, currently head of the military junta created National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO
), said that he was ready for the job.
His endorsement paves the way for the establishment of an interim government in coming weeks, although power will remain firmly in the hands of the junta formally known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO
) of Thailand has also ordered the immediate evacuation of all 1,500 Thais in Libya.
Prayut Chan-o-cha, head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO
), has extend at the beginning of Ramadan best wishes to all Thai Muslims."
In the end, the military had no choice but to set up the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO
) to take over the administration of the country on May 22 this year.