Gen Prayut

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Gen Prayut said : "Do not return to your home provinces and if you have to, you will face various screening measures. There will be checkpoints along the way. Please quarantine yourselves at home. Quarantine facilities will also be opened locally and by the government," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If the situation does not improve, there will be a total lockdown," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are blocking infection from coming into the country. That is why people need medical certificates and health insurance to enter Thailand," "This will now include all countries to minimise infection so we can control it," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "It concerns the preparation of facilities. It includes beds at existing facilities and additional facilities. That can be military hospitals, some private hospitals and even some hotels. They would be used as additional places for quarantine," "Information must be collected and preparations must be made beforehand, starting today. If the outbreak reaches its third stage, it will be hectic and the country will be locked down," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “The virus will be with us for some time. I understand the difficulties and the pain, but we must be patient in fighting and surviving this crisis. I thank everyone who has been working and the Thai people. Thailand will prevail,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not at a stage where we need to stockpile food," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We need a probe for transparency," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "all must be closed if necessary," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We're also applying UCEP to Covid-19 patients," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not at a stage where we need to stockpile food," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, March 15, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “I insist again that the Covid-19 epidemic in Thailand has not reached its third stage… Thailand is doing very well but people must also take good care of themselves,” External link

pattayamail Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The team will find out where the masks have disappeared and if it is due to hoarding or illegal exports," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "they still need to realise the value of every drop of water when taking a bath or turning on tap water," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 3, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "I told related agencies to investigate," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 24, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "People should not panic. The government is preparing measures just in case. If they are not necessary, they will not be implemented. Today, the situation in Thailand is under control... Past measures have been efficient and the disease can be controlled satisfactorily," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If it was inefficient, the army would not have lasted for hundreds of years," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "All I can say is if we had fully followed [the standard security procedure], we would have been able to mitigate the degree of violence [in this incident]," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 10, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "They would never have thought the dispute would result in this extreme violence because he [the gunman] was normally not evil. But what he has just done is wholly evil," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 10, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "They are definitely expensive at 30-40 baht per piece. Normal face masks cost no more than 5 baht. " External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We have a plan in place to bring Thais back home and we're waiting to move them out. We're taking care of it," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Infection of the new coronavirus is preventable,” “Our screening and monitoring continues with intensity” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "The public is responsible and a culprit in the PM2.5 problem," External link

BangkokPost Monday, January 27, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut asked : "Is that what we want? Do we really have to go that far?" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If the dust levels rise to more than 100 g/m³, the government will take over all the work and everyone will be affected," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Indeed, the public is responsible and a culprit in the PM2.5 problem. Yet we cannot simply put the blame on people and penalise all the polluters because the outcome of penalty measures will create other serious problems for society. We need to rely on asking for cooperation," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I've told officials to reinforce security at key embassies in Bangkok," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I'd like everyone to use democratic mechanisms to join forces in developing the country first rather than destroying one another. Who is right or wrong will be decided by judicial procedure," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "There are only a thousand, or several thousand people behind these movements, while everyone else suffers the consequences of them," "Please don't simply use every public forum to discredit the government.... Formally lodge a complaint about who you think is wrong and I will then take a look at it," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "It's the company's business. I've got nothing to do with it" External link

BangkokPost Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The issue should be left with the House committee which will decide whether it can be changed or not. I'm not involved," External link

BangkokPost Friday, January 3, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Don't rush to say this government has problems. We've been working for just five months," External link

BangkokPost Friday, January 3, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Today, what we want is peace and the stability of the government. If we raise issues and confront each other now, nothing will be solved. I’d just had a meeting on the fiscal 2021 budget. It’s always important. I want everyone to understand it. If there are doubts, just ask and there will be answers. Don’t just criticize or comment without having all the facts. I wish you all happiness. Travel safe and have your wishes fulfilled. Stay strong. If you don’t have a family yet, I hope you’ll have one soon. For those who are not ready, be a good person,” External link

pattayamail Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government's stimulus measures have already started affecting the economy in the third quarter, and we expect the positive effect will keep up its momentum in the fourth quarter," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Whoever creates fake news must face legal action," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, December 22, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Money isn't the problem. It's a matter of managing it right," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not only holding hands. We are working together in order to successfully achieve our goals," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Whoever creates fake news must face legal action," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Is it someone’s personal issue? Is it also the issue of other people?” External link

BangkokPost Friday, December 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "In the end, society will decide if this political move makes sense under the current peaceful political situation," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "These days, it may be a bit difficult to push legislation through because it has to be passed by parliament. But that won't be a problem if all involved understand what we are working together to achieve," "We can't afford to merely engage in political games. National interests must come first" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “I am still confident about [coalition] stability. I am a former soldier who knows the importance of gentleman’s agreements. When you join a government, you must be serious and work with the government to do the right things, rather than merely engage in political battles,” External link

pattayatoday Monday, December 2, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “We have to think how we will spend in dollars in many ways to help weaken the baht,” External link

BangkokPost Monday, December 2, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Today sees great cooperation to develop Thai natural rubber with technologies. In the past, the growth of natural rubber business depended on prices. At present, it concerns exports. We must achieve sustainable development to reduce inequality. There must be new markets. The government actively tries to find markets. Apart from China, India and Turkey, I ordered marketing campaigns to reach emerging markets in Africa where rubber can be used to build roads for the ongoing development of countries there,” External link

pattayamail Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I am still confident about [coalition] stability. I am a former soldier who knows the importance of gentleman's agreements. When you join a government, you must be serious and work with the government to do the right things, rather than merely engage in political battles," External link

BangkokPost Friday, November 29, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “We have already drafted men on a voluntary basis,” External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is implementing various measures to boost the tourism industry, both in the short term and long term, as well as tackling existing obstacles that impede tourism development," External link

BangkokPost Friday, November 15, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Gen 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 to use Thailand for activism," "I have ordered this, so he probably won’t get in" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Gen 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 to use Thailand for activism," "I have ordered this, so he probably won’t get in" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut added : "A tiny ant can sometimes help a big lion or elephant" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are a large vessel that will speed along like a long-tailed boat" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Everyone, no matter who you are, must think carefully before acting," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Everyone must pay attention to this issue, which is why the government is preparing, including through the newly enacted Cybersecurity Act and Personal Data Protection Act," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is allocating 2.09 billion baht to affected families," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is allocating 2.09 billion baht to affected families," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, October 12, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to see development of the Thailand Digital Valley in the Eastern Economic Corridor as a model to develop innovation and tech centres in other areas throughout the country," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Digital literacy is another critical need," "Related agencies are trying to deliver digital knowledge to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises and local retailers entering digital platforms. Even me, I was a soldier and I needed to modernise myself with new teachings and innovation to keep up with our digitally driven economy" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Thailand will become a high-income country with fairness, respect for basic human rights and participation in all sectors of society," External link

BangkokPost Monday, October 7, 2019 3:42:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "What the government is doing now is to custom-tailor shirts for each type of farmer. Marketing and promotional campaigns are being tailor-made for each kind of farmer so that everyone can grow together. This will help save on budget and require less cloth for maximum benefits," External link

BangkokPost Friday, October 4, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Traffic problems can be relieved if Bangkok residents, particularly motorists, have more choices of travel, and a rail network should be one of them," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to gear up and modernise transport systems for all people. We have to fill all major areas with these electric trains," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to gear up and modernise transport systems for all people. We have to fill all major areas with these electric trains," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, October 1, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “People still do not understand. The government was asked why it did not give 5,000 baht to each person. They asked why the government does not hand out money because they don’t have any during flooding. Is this possible? Why do people not understand?” External link

pattayatoday Friday, September 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "How can I overlook the law and spend the money at will?" External link

BangkokPost Friday, September 20, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "But we've been scolded about every issue," "Such criticism becomes newspaper headlines. I'm almost at my wits' end" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "People still do not understand. The government was asked why it did not give 5,000 baht to each person. They asked why the government does not hand out money because they don't have anyduring flooding. Is that possible? Why do people not understand?" External link

BangkokPost Monday, September 16, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Don't forget that a single plastic bag takes up to 450 years to decompose. So where does the plastic waste left in the environment go? It ends up in our stomachs, just as it did for the mackerel," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Plastic has its own benefits and negatives, so we need to find a way to use it appropriately," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Now isn't the time to discuss charter fixes," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "All past governments also had flaws. ... But all [current] cabinet ministers were subject to background checks. Those critics should look at whether past governments had problems" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The Thai government welcomes South Korean investment and is willing to support and facilitate all South Korean investors. I've ordered the Board of Investment and related agencies to work closely with Korean partners to accelerate Korean investment value in Thailand," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I hope the number of South Korean companies investing in Thailand will be more than 400 and I also expect to see our bilateral trade value increase to US$20 billion by 2020," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Someone wants these black-market products, which have a substantial value, to be legalised," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I don't know how the petition will turn out. Let's not use this to attack [me] politically," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “As long as I am in this position I will never let the army cross the line,” External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 9, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I'm still here. I'm not going anywhere," External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 9, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "No one can make such a decision unilaterally. The issue must be discussed and considered by all involved," "If the flat-rate proposal is implemented, where will the government find the money needed to offset the losses?" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "There are more than 10 people involved that need to be arrested, charged, and investigated for the cause [of the attack]," "We could not say at the moment who is behind the attack but they are heartless and mean with the aim to create chaos for the country at a time when things are proceeding under a democratic government," External link

BangkokPost Monday, August 5, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : “I made the decision on that day. I did not plan it in advance,” External link

BangkokPost Friday, July 26, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : “I’m not excited as I’ve been in office for five years,” External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is determined to promote development in order to move Thailand out of the middle-income trap," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The country can't stop no matter what problems arise. We must find ways to tackle them, put an end to problems deemed unnecessary and promote unity among the people. Our ultimate goal is the nation, religions, the monarch and the public. People are pinning their hopes on the government," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Even though this way may be slow to respond to the needs of some groups of people due to constraints imposed by the laws, politics and budgets, and the need to listen to different opinions, it still follows democratic procedures," "All sides have to learn to co-exist peacefully, exercise patience, restraint, avoid conflict, be sensible and disciplined and respect the voice of the majority," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Is it true? Well, since you've made it all up, I'd play along. But what if it isn't true? You should take responsibility because you've made them [the ministers]," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I confirm the new government will be formed and will swear the oath of office [before King Rama X] by the middle of July for sure," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I have formed my cabinet. It is done.... Seats in the cabinet are the responsibility of the prime minister. It is the duty of the prime minister to work things out suitably," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : “The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologize to fellow people on behalf of the Palang Pracharath Party, as the person it nominated as the prime minister,” External link

pattayatoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : “The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work,” External link

pattayatoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I have formed my cabinet. It is done... Seats in the cabinet are the responsibility of the prime minister. It is the duty of the prime minister to work things out suitably," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologise to people on behalf of the PPRP as the person it nominated as prime minister," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The government and coalition parties will start political reform to prevent the recurrence of the same political problems, which will lead to the same old solutions which no one wants" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologise to fellow people on behalf of the Palang Pracharath Party, as the person it nominated as the prime minister," External link

BangkokPost Monday, July 1, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work," External link

BangkokPost Monday, July 1, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Many view a G20 summit doesn’t place much importance on Asean but I don’t agree,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "These new technologies will render our existing production network obsolete. For example, contract manufacturing and production will slowly decline as new production networks in different regions, which embrace the modern value chain, take their place," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “This is not a violation of human rights,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We also stressed the importance of the maritime domain, and the need to constantly review not just the document, but also the entire regional architecture, which is constantly evolving," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 24, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We also hope that RCEP negotiations can be concluded by the end of this year, as it will help Asean as a whole manage changes and uncertainties in the region -- especially amidst the growing trade tensions between Asean's most important trading partners," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 24, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I can assure the private sector that Asean and Thailand are ready" External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 21, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We have overcome an important period, which is the organisation of general elections," External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 21, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT



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Gen Prayut said : "Do not return to your home provinces and if you have to, you will face various screening measures. There will be checkpoints along the way. Please quarantine yourselves at home. Quarantine facilities will also be opened locally and by the government," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If the situation does not improve, there will be a total lockdown," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are blocking infection from coming into the country. That is why people need medical certificates and health insurance to enter Thailand," "This will now include all countries to minimise infection so we can control it," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, March 19, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "It concerns the preparation of facilities. It includes beds at existing facilities and additional facilities. That can be military hospitals, some private hospitals and even some hotels. They would be used as additional places for quarantine," "Information must be collected and preparations must be made beforehand, starting today. If the outbreak reaches its third stage, it will be hectic and the country will be locked down," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “The virus will be with us for some time. I understand the difficulties and the pain, but we must be patient in fighting and surviving this crisis. I thank everyone who has been working and the Thai people. Thailand will prevail,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not at a stage where we need to stockpile food," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We need a probe for transparency," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "all must be closed if necessary," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We're also applying UCEP to Covid-19 patients," External link

BangkokPost Monday, March 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not at a stage where we need to stockpile food," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, March 15, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “I insist again that the Covid-19 epidemic in Thailand has not reached its third stage… Thailand is doing very well but people must also take good care of themselves,” External link

pattayamail Saturday, March 14, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The team will find out where the masks have disappeared and if it is due to hoarding or illegal exports," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "they still need to realise the value of every drop of water when taking a bath or turning on tap water," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, March 3, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "I told related agencies to investigate," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 24, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "People should not panic. The government is preparing measures just in case. If they are not necessary, they will not be implemented. Today, the situation in Thailand is under control... Past measures have been efficient and the disease can be controlled satisfactorily," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If it was inefficient, the army would not have lasted for hundreds of years," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "All I can say is if we had fully followed [the standard security procedure], we would have been able to mitigate the degree of violence [in this incident]," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 10, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "They would never have thought the dispute would result in this extreme violence because he [the gunman] was normally not evil. But what he has just done is wholly evil," External link

BangkokPost Monday, February 10, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "They are definitely expensive at 30-40 baht per piece. Normal face masks cost no more than 5 baht. " External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We have a plan in place to bring Thais back home and we're waiting to move them out. We're taking care of it," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, January 30, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Infection of the new coronavirus is preventable,” “Our screening and monitoring continues with intensity” External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "The public is responsible and a culprit in the PM2.5 problem," External link

BangkokPost Monday, January 27, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut asked : "Is that what we want? Do we really have to go that far?" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "If the dust levels rise to more than 100 g/m&sup3;, the government will take over all the work and everyone will be affected," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Indeed, the public is responsible and a culprit in the PM2.5 problem. Yet we cannot simply put the blame on people and penalise all the polluters because the outcome of penalty measures will create other serious problems for society. We need to rely on asking for cooperation," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I've told officials to reinforce security at key embassies in Bangkok," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I'd like everyone to use democratic mechanisms to join forces in developing the country first rather than destroying one another. Who is right or wrong will be decided by judicial procedure," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "There are only a thousand, or several thousand people behind these movements, while everyone else suffers the consequences of them," "Please don't simply use every public forum to discredit the government.... Formally lodge a complaint about who you think is wrong and I will then take a look at it," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, January 7, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "It's the company's business. I've got nothing to do with it" External link

BangkokPost Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The issue should be left with the House committee which will decide whether it can be changed or not. I'm not involved," External link

BangkokPost Friday, January 3, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Don't rush to say this government has problems. We've been working for just five months," External link

BangkokPost Friday, January 3, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Today, what we want is peace and the stability of the government. If we raise issues and confront each other now, nothing will be solved. I’d just had a meeting on the fiscal 2021 budget. It’s always important. I want everyone to understand it. If there are doubts, just ask and there will be answers. Don’t just criticize or comment without having all the facts. I wish you all happiness. Travel safe and have your wishes fulfilled. Stay strong. If you don’t have a family yet, I hope you’ll have one soon. For those who are not ready, be a good person,” External link

pattayamail Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government's stimulus measures have already started affecting the economy in the third quarter, and we expect the positive effect will keep up its momentum in the fourth quarter," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Whoever creates fake news must face legal action," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, December 22, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Money isn't the problem. It's a matter of managing it right," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, December 19, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are not only holding hands. We are working together in order to successfully achieve our goals," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Whoever creates fake news must face legal action," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Is it someone’s personal issue? Is it also the issue of other people?” External link

BangkokPost Friday, December 13, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "In the end, society will decide if this political move makes sense under the current peaceful political situation," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "These days, it may be a bit difficult to push legislation through because it has to be passed by parliament. But that won't be a problem if all involved understand what we are working together to achieve," "We can't afford to merely engage in political games. National interests must come first" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “I am still confident about [coalition] stability. I am a former soldier who knows the importance of gentleman’s agreements. When you join a government, you must be serious and work with the government to do the right things, rather than merely engage in political battles,” External link

pattayatoday Monday, December 2, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “We have to think how we will spend in dollars in many ways to help weaken the baht,” External link

BangkokPost Monday, December 2, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Today sees great cooperation to develop Thai natural rubber with technologies. In the past, the growth of natural rubber business depended on prices. At present, it concerns exports. We must achieve sustainable development to reduce inequality. There must be new markets. The government actively tries to find markets. Apart from China, India and Turkey, I ordered marketing campaigns to reach emerging markets in Africa where rubber can be used to build roads for the ongoing development of countries there,” External link

pattayamail Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I am still confident about [coalition] stability. I am a former soldier who knows the importance of gentleman's agreements. When you join a government, you must be serious and work with the government to do the right things, rather than merely engage in political battles," External link

BangkokPost Friday, November 29, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “We have already drafted men on a voluntary basis,” External link

BangkokPost Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is implementing various measures to boost the tourism industry, both in the short term and long term, as well as tackling existing obstacles that impede tourism development," External link

BangkokPost Friday, November 15, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Gen 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 to use Thailand for activism," "I have ordered this, so he probably won’t get in" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Gen 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 to use Thailand for activism," "I have ordered this, so he probably won’t get in" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut added : "A tiny ant can sometimes help a big lion or elephant" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We are a large vessel that will speed along like a long-tailed boat" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Everyone, no matter who you are, must think carefully before acting," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Everyone must pay attention to this issue, which is why the government is preparing, including through the newly enacted Cybersecurity Act and Personal Data Protection Act," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is allocating 2.09 billion baht to affected families," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, October 13, 2019 2:27:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is allocating 2.09 billion baht to affected families," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, October 12, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to see development of the Thailand Digital Valley in the Eastern Economic Corridor as a model to develop innovation and tech centres in other areas throughout the country," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Digital literacy is another critical need," "Related agencies are trying to deliver digital knowledge to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises and local retailers entering digital platforms. Even me, I was a soldier and I needed to modernise myself with new teachings and innovation to keep up with our digitally driven economy" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 10, 2019 4:08:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Thailand will become a high-income country with fairness, respect for basic human rights and participation in all sectors of society," External link

BangkokPost Monday, October 7, 2019 3:42:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "What the government is doing now is to custom-tailor shirts for each type of farmer. Marketing and promotional campaigns are being tailor-made for each kind of farmer so that everyone can grow together. This will help save on budget and require less cloth for maximum benefits," External link

BangkokPost Friday, October 4, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Traffic problems can be relieved if Bangkok residents, particularly motorists, have more choices of travel, and a rail network should be one of them," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to gear up and modernise transport systems for all people. We have to fill all major areas with these electric trains," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government wants to gear up and modernise transport systems for all people. We have to fill all major areas with these electric trains," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, October 1, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “People still do not understand. The government was asked why it did not give 5,000 baht to each person. They asked why the government does not hand out money because they don’t have any during flooding. Is this possible? Why do people not understand?” External link

pattayatoday Friday, September 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "How can I overlook the law and spend the money at will?" External link

BangkokPost Friday, September 20, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "But we've been scolded about every issue," "Such criticism becomes newspaper headlines. I'm almost at my wits' end" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "People still do not understand. The government was asked why it did not give 5,000 baht to each person. They asked why the government does not hand out money because they don't have anyduring flooding. Is that possible? Why do people not understand?" External link

BangkokPost Monday, September 16, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "Don't forget that a single plastic bag takes up to 450 years to decompose. So where does the plastic waste left in the environment go? It ends up in our stomachs, just as it did for the mackerel," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Plastic has its own benefits and negatives, so we need to find a way to use it appropriately," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Now isn't the time to discuss charter fixes," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "All past governments also had flaws. ... But all [current] cabinet ministers were subject to background checks. Those critics should look at whether past governments had problems" External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The Thai government welcomes South Korean investment and is willing to support and facilitate all South Korean investors. I've ordered the Board of Investment and related agencies to work closely with Korean partners to accelerate Korean investment value in Thailand," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I hope the number of South Korean companies investing in Thailand will be more than 400 and I also expect to see our bilateral trade value increase to US$20 billion by 2020," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Someone wants these black-market products, which have a substantial value, to be legalised," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:53:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I don't know how the petition will turn out. Let's not use this to attack [me] politically," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “As long as I am in this position I will never let the army cross the line,” External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 9, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I'm still here. I'm not going anywhere," External link

BangkokPost Friday, August 9, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "No one can make such a decision unilaterally. The issue must be discussed and considered by all involved," "If the flat-rate proposal is implemented, where will the government find the money needed to offset the losses?" External link

BangkokPost Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "There are more than 10 people involved that need to be arrested, charged, and investigated for the cause [of the attack]," "We could not say at the moment who is behind the attack but they are heartless and mean with the aim to create chaos for the country at a time when things are proceeding under a democratic government," External link

BangkokPost Monday, August 5, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : “I made the decision on that day. I did not plan it in advance,” External link

BangkokPost Friday, July 26, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : “I’m not excited as I’ve been in office for five years,” External link

nationmultimedia Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The government is determined to promote development in order to move Thailand out of the middle-income trap," External link

BangkokPost Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "The country can't stop no matter what problems arise. We must find ways to tackle them, put an end to problems deemed unnecessary and promote unity among the people. Our ultimate goal is the nation, religions, the monarch and the public. People are pinning their hopes on the government," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:38:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Even though this way may be slow to respond to the needs of some groups of people due to constraints imposed by the laws, politics and budgets, and the need to listen to different opinions, it still follows democratic procedures," "All sides have to learn to co-exist peacefully, exercise patience, restraint, avoid conflict, be sensible and disciplined and respect the voice of the majority," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 16, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "Is it true? Well, since you've made it all up, I'd play along. But what if it isn't true? You should take responsibility because you've made them [the ministers]," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:30:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I confirm the new government will be formed and will swear the oath of office [before King Rama X] by the middle of July for sure," External link

BangkokPost Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I have formed my cabinet. It is done.... Seats in the cabinet are the responsibility of the prime minister. It is the duty of the prime minister to work things out suitably," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : “The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologize to fellow people on behalf of the Palang Pracharath Party, as the person it nominated as the prime minister,” External link

pattayatoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : “The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work,” External link

pattayatoday Wednesday, July 3, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I have formed my cabinet. It is done... Seats in the cabinet are the responsibility of the prime minister. It is the duty of the prime minister to work things out suitably," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologise to people on behalf of the PPRP as the person it nominated as prime minister," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The government and coalition parties will start political reform to prevent the recurrence of the same political problems, which will lead to the same old solutions which no one wants" External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister feels uneasy and must apologise to fellow people on behalf of the Palang Pracharath Party, as the person it nominated as the prime minister," External link

BangkokPost Monday, July 1, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut wrote : "The prime minister does not want to blame anyone or create any more conflict. However, the prime minister, the cabinet and all House representatives, both in the government and the opposition, must be able to work," External link

BangkokPost Monday, July 1, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “Many view a G20 summit doesn’t place much importance on Asean but I don’t agree,” External link

BangkokPost Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut told : "These new technologies will render our existing production network obsolete. For example, contract manufacturing and production will slowly decline as new production networks in different regions, which embrace the modern value chain, take their place," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : “This is not a violation of human rights,” External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We also stressed the importance of the maritime domain, and the need to constantly review not just the document, but also the entire regional architecture, which is constantly evolving," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 24, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We also hope that RCEP negotiations can be concluded by the end of this year, as it will help Asean as a whole manage changes and uncertainties in the region -- especially amidst the growing trade tensions between Asean's most important trading partners," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 24, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "I can assure the private sector that Asean and Thailand are ready" External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 21, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Gen Prayut said : "We have overcome an important period, which is the organisation of general elections," External link

BangkokPost Friday, June 21, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister26.09%EN09/17/201617/09/2016
head4.35%EN09/16/201616/09/2016
premier13.04%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
leader17.39%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
prime minister8.70%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
foreign minister8.70%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
chief of staff4.35%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
chief13.04%EN05/31/201631/05/2016
commander4.35%EN01/25/201525/01/2015
Names Lang Count
Gen PrayutEN100.00%


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