Thai coup leader named Prime Minister (20)

VNA Vietnam Agency 2014.08.21 13:50
Thailand 's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on August 21 elected army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as the new prime minister. In the voting process that was broadcast live on the national television, 191 out of 194 present legislators voted for Prayuth Chan-ocha - the only candidacy for the position. He will officially become prime minister after the appointment is approved by King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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