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Junta boss happy to stay in power, if Thais want him

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"If the people want me to stay, they have to find a way for me to stay, then I will and I can," says Gen Prayuth

Bangkok

THE Thai general who led a coup last year said on Thursday he was happy to stay on as leader if given a mandate at a general election next year, calling on Thais to "protect me from both outside the country and within the country".

Since overthrowing Yingluck Shinawatra's