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America's Biggest Southeast Asian Ally Is Drifting Toward China - Foreign Policy (blog)

Thailand has been slipping into Beijing's orbit for decades. It's time for Trump to make a counter-offer. By Benjamin Zawacki. | September 29, 2017, 12:15 PM. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in ...and more »

Another week, another autocratic leader visiting Trump's Washington - Quartz

On Monday, Oct. 2, Thailand's prime minister, general Prayuth Chan-ocha, will tour Washington for an Oval Office meeting with president Donald Trump and several other meetings, including with Congressional leadership. Trump has already hosted ...and more »

What to expect from Thai junta leader Prayuth's White House visit - Asian Correspondent

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in Xiamen in southeastern ChinaÕs Fujian Province Sept. 5, 2017. Source: Reuters/Mark Schiefelbein/Pool. 76. Social Buzz. THAI Prime Minister ...and more »

Trump-Thailand talks: What to expect? - BBC News

You know those awkward dinner parties when the two people you didn't invite are all anyone can talk about? Well, imagine for a moment the conversation between Thailand's Prime Minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, and the US President Donald Trump. It is likely ...and more »

White House meet legitimates Thailand's strongman rule - Asia Times

Coup-maker premier Prayuth Chan-ocha's Oct. 2 meeting with US President Donald Trump comes amid three years of strained ties and hopes of a diplomatic reset. By Richard S Ehrlich Bangkok, October 1, 2017 9:30 AM (UTC+8). Share · Tweet · Linkedin; Print ...and more »

PM Prayut meets US President Trump today - Phuket Gazette

“For Prayut especially, the visit marks a personal victory of legitimacy for a coup-born PM who was regularly criticised by the [Barack] Obama administration.” By. Phuket Gazette & The Nation. -. October 2, 2017. SHARE. Facebook · Twitter. While Thai ...and more »

Thai PM eyes cozier US relations during meeting with Trump - Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- Thailand's junta chief Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha hopes for warmer ties with the U.S. as he meets with President Donald Trump on Monday in Washington, marking his first visit to the White House since wresting power in a 2014 military ...and more »

Prayut arrives in Washington DC - The Nation

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha arrived in Washington, DC, on Sunday night Thailand time on a state visit to the United States. The prime minister was received by Thailand's ambassador to the US, Pisan Manawapat, at Dulles International Airport at 10 ...and more »

Prayuth Arrives in Washington For White House Visit - Khaosod English

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hosts Thailand's junta leader at the White House on Monday — a rare instance of a military ruler being feted in Washington before even a nominal return to civilian rule. The visit of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan ...and more »

PM Prayut to meet President Trump this week - Pattaya Mail

Bangkok – Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has traveled to the United States at the invitation of President Donald Trump. President Trump issued the invitation during a telephone talk with the Thai Premier on April 30 this year. Gen Prayut left ...and more »