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UPDATED: 14:21, September 20, 2006
Thai coup commanders to brief diplomats
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Coup commanders has notified Bangkok-based foreign diplomats to come to a briefing Wednesday afternoon, to listen to a explanation regarding the coup Tuesday night, Thai TV reported.

The Chinese Embassy confirmed to Xinhua that they have received the note, issued by Thai Foreign Ministry, asking representatives to attend a briefing to be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Ministry office building.

Meanwhile, three bulletins have been signed by the Army Chief Songdhi Boonyaratkalin, also president of the National Administrative Reform Council which was formed after the coup as the provisional martial authority body.

The bulletins called on all media in Thailand to release " proper and constructive" news reports so as to help restoring law and order in Thai society.

The coup commanders has assigned the Communications Ministry to monitor the media, the TV report said. Public gatherings of more than five people is banned, violators could be jailed for six months.

The council also outlawed stockpiling of goods by vendors, and said anyone caught raising the costs of their goods could be jailed for two years.

Songdhi also has ordered the permanent secretaries of every ministries to be acting ministers in a meeting with the officials from the caretaker government.

Songdhi told the officials that the National Administrative Reform Council will as early as possible draft a new constitution to replace the 1997 Constitution, annulled by the coup commanders late Tuesday, and form a new government soon.

Source: Xinhua

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